Martin Lewis savings: Money expert shares expert tip that could see people save £100 on their heating bill
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The expert, who has shared many tips to help people through the cost of living crisis, urged households to check the ‘flow temperature’ of their boiler. The flow temperature on your boiler is how hot your water gets before being sent off to your radiators.
On his show, he explained “You normally want it to be around 60°C but most peoples boilers are set higher - that’s really inefficient.
“You can turn this down, it won’t affect the heat in your house, it’ll still be the same temperature. It won’t affect your hot water temperature - it might take slightly longer to get up to the maximum temperature.
“But it can cut £100 a year off your bill and is well worth everyone doing. This is an absolute no-brainer and everyone with a combi boiler should be trying this.”
And, live on the show, co-host Angellica Bell shared a success story regarding one of their viewers by trying out this method. She said “his boiler had a high temp of 85°C - he now has a boiler flow temperature of 60° which works just as well and saves money.”
As well as this great tip, Lewis also shared some more tips about how to save money as we head deeper into winter. They included turning the thermostat down by just one degree, utilising your curtains better, checking your fridge temperature and more.