Central Heating 20/21 Season

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EvilC wrote: Fri Sep 30, 2022 6:34 pm We had ours put in about a decade ago, I think it was half that at the time. It was a nice to have back then, now it is probably saving us money.
I got one installed in my old place with the money my Nan left me when she died, had wanted one for a while and thought it would be a nice memorial. Thought of her every time I lit it.

Ex-wife kept the house in the separation.
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Mrs SBH went shopping today, and afterwards she sent me this text:

"Just got back from Dunelm. They had loads of tacky blankets, slankets and probably even wankets to keep people warm!"

I'm going to pay a visit to check out the wankets, I reckon I could live in one all winter.
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dasnutnock3 wrote: Fri Sep 30, 2022 6:24 pm I bought a cheap and nasty “enormous fluffy hoody” thing off Amazon a couple weeks back. Looks absolutely ludicrous, but keeps Jack Frost off my John Thomas whilst shivering in my unheated, poorly insulated garden offis.
It's a onesie, isn't it...
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mumbles87 wrote: Fri Sep 30, 2022 7:34 pm The previous owner put one in. He acted like was a massive selling feature, we both weren't bothered

Havent used in 8 years

Once the kids are older might look at having the chimney swept
Send 'em up before they get too big..
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One too many Lekto logs on the burner, Oops. Currently 25.1c and rising in the lounge. :fire:

Edit: Peaked at 27c. :oops:
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I'm worried the heating will be going on soon just to dry clothes.
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Currently in the office at work blasting the electric blow heater full pelt.

I've left Mrs Sendo orders to get to B&Q today to get a better draft seal for the front door, or else to get a draft excluder.
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Normally I’d try and wait until mid October but the wife has been cold and had the heating on a few times already this week.

It’s getting dark now by 7pm and with the wind and the rain it’s a bit depressing.

An hour in the morning and 90 mins at about 8pm is enough at the moment to heat the house up a bit.
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jastons wrote: Sat Oct 01, 2022 11:12 am I'm worried the heating will be going on soon just to dry clothes.
With the current rates it’s probably cheaper just to buy some new clobber each week.
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T shirt weather at the football yesterday.

Only 142 days until Spring is with us.

Endure the unendurable, no, not Puff Daddys posts, a no heating winter.

If your other half starts whinging, offer then the chance to have the heating on for just 10 days between now and then : they get to decide which 10, but it can only be 10.

How long can they hold out.
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New double radiator fitted in the living room yesterday.

Looks as though it'll be relatively mild for the next ten days, so might not even need it for a while. :fxd:
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the pink palermo wrote: Sun Oct 02, 2022 10:00 am

If your other half starts whinging, offer then the chance to have the heating on for just 10 days between now and then : they get to decide which 10, but it can only be 10.

How long can they hold out.
You're definitely single PP.
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Gas meter reading Friday 254/6, Gas meter reading today 254/9.

5 hot showers, 1 ring of stove used, low heat, 67 minutes.

Not that I'm tight fisted. :grin:

A balmy 17 degrees here in Essex.
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We're camping out in the garden, living off the land this winter.
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the pink palermo wrote: Sun Oct 02, 2022 10:00 am

If your other half starts whinging, offer then the chance to have the heating on for just 10 days between now and then : they get to decide which 10, but it can only be 10.

How long can they hold out.

Depends if she decides to limit the same amount of leg overs for the whole winter
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That's me put the heating on for the first time. Had clothes hanging up to dry for two days and still damp.
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jastons wrote: Wed Oct 05, 2022 7:43 pm That's me put the heating on for the first time. Had clothes hanging up to dry for two days and still damp.
You need a dehumidifier not the heating, way cheaper and will do a job on warming the house up in general.
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My mission this year is to spend less on energy than I did last year.

Hot water bottles, two fleeces most of the time.

I'll show the bastards.
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Still quite mild.
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