Warm Home Discount

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Re: Warm Home Discount

Postby suebeat » Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:07 pm

i applied last year and was awarded it have applied again this year, am awaiting result but I was notified originally by EDF thru mailshot. They sent me an automatic application this year. did it all on line. shame on companies not telling their customers about its availability.
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Re: Warm Home Discount

Postby LouLou » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:57 pm

Hi everyone

Was just having a bit of a wonder through the forums and came across this thread. About 2 years ago my parents brought us a calor gas fire as I wouldn't put the heating on a lot because of high bills etc. The actual fire cost about £100, it's quite small and sleek and a bottle of gas costs about £15-£30 depending on the size. We have the bigger one and have it on for quite a few hours each day and find a bottle lasts about 6-8 weeks. We only have a small house so having the fire on heats every where up nicely, especially if I leave the upstairs doors open. Plus I don't have the added worry, constantly thinking "how long has the heating been on?" "How much is it costing me?"

This has truly been a Godsend to us and I've found that our energy bills have really come down since using it. I don't claim any benefits as yet, we only just get by so any increase in bills really hits us.

Just wanted to post this as an idea for anyone who is struggling to keep their homes warm enough for their needs. I just make sure I open a few windows for a bit once a week to let some fresh air in but other than that it's been a lifesaver.

I hope that helps someone out there.
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