I’m a money saving pro and my 10p trick will keep you warm all day WITHOUT even putting the heating on | The Sun

AS the cost-of-living crisis soars, millions across the nation are struggling to keep the house warm.

As many are avoiding to switch the heating on to keep the energy bills down, one many saving whizz has claimed to have found a hack to keep you toasty for just 10p a day.


The game-changing trick was shared on TikTok by Kat, better known to her fans as Kat Saves (@katsaves), and it's since taken the internet by storm.

According to Kat, who has more than 5k followers, it's not about drinking loads of hot drinks or wrapping up in dozens of layers – the answer is as easy as buying an electric blanket.

Unlike turning the radiators on, these nifty items, she claimed, cost just p to run every day for four hours.

Do some maths and that works out to be less than a quid a week.

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''That's 70p per week and £3 per month,'' she said in the now-viral video.

''Literally so much cheaper to run than putting heating on trying to heat up an entire room.

''And electric blanket will keep you warm and cosy this winter!'' Kat vouched for the must-have essential.

With almost a whopping 4million views, it's safe to say that the money-saving tip has gone viral on the internet.

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However, it seems it's caused quite the debate online – whilst some also swore by the product, others reckoned it was dangerous.

One TikTok user dashed to comments to warn others: ''electric blankets are a serious fire risk.''

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Someone else said: ''last electric blanket I had when I was a kid nearly set me n my bed on fire. never again.''

''use my electric blanket all the time. 40 mins on and I stay warm all night,'' a fan penned.

A fourth chuckled: ''My bed is warm enough in itself under the blanket.

''The problem is getting out of it when the room is freaking cold.''

If you're on the lookout for more hacks, keep on reading, as one savvy mum recently revealed how she keeps toasty this winter – and the tips are all free.

Mum-of-two, Heidi Ondrak, 51, from Devon, UK, was stunned when her energy bills increased to over £200 a month – and decided to do anything she could to cut her bill back.

Here, she tells Fabulous how you can do the same before the winter months come rolling in.

Insulate your windows

Most of us have a roll of cling film lying around the kitchen but it isn't just for wrapping our food up.

The money-saving mum recommended using cling film or bubble wrap to help insulate your windows and keep the hot air inside.

She said: "My mum used to use cling film over the windows when we were young, it helps with the draft and insulate them.

Another cheap alternative to ensure you're not inviting the cold air in is to grab some silicone sealant and go over the sealant on your windows to ensure there is no draft coming in.

Move your furniture

Most people have their furniture next to walls, but the money-saving mum explains it's worth moving them in the winter, especially if they're pressed against the radiator.

Heidi explained: "People often put sofas in front of the radiator, but we move them forward so the radiator isn't just heating the back of our sofa."

Moving the sofas from the walls ensures your radiator circulates the heat properly.

Not only that but moving the sofa from exterior walls means you won't feel the draft coming through as much.

Hot water bottles

An oldie but a goodie, especially if you don't want to fork out on an electric blanket.

Hot water bottles are a great way to instantly make you warmer.

We tend to lose body heat through our feet and head the quickest, curling up with a hot water bottle by your feet will keep you warm without turning the heating on.

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"Primark do a selection every year, and you can find them in Wilko's for a cheap price," explained Heidi.

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