People looking to get cheap gas and electricity by improving the efficiency of their home ought to consider improving their insulation measures.
This is according to Anna-Marie DeSouza, editor of Build It + Home Improvement magazine, who said this should be one of the first things individuals look at when undertaking a DIY project.
Many more people may be looking towards these tasks at the moment, as the stagnant housing market is leading to more homeowners seeking to renovate their dwelling rather than trade up.
"Pack as much insulation into your roof as possible," the expert recommended, adding people with cavity walls should contact the Energy Saving Trust to get advice about approved professionals who can come in and insulate this area of an abode.
She explained: "As long as you've got that sorted out you'll find your home runs a lot more efficiently."
Recently, chief executive of the National Insulation Association Neil Marshall said effective lagging could cut a home's energy bills by several hundred pounds a year.
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