Home Improvement Ideas to Combat Energy Bills

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Survey results on home improvements to cut energy bills

If you want to scale up your home’s energy efficiency to reduce your home's energy bills, you won’t be alone. In fact, we asked a sample of 200 British homeowners what they’re doing to combat the rising energy bills and cost-of-living crisis. 

Reducing your home's energy bills

Now more than ever, people are concerned with how far their finances will stretch.

In fact, 92% of British homeowners say they’re anxious about the cost-of-living crisis and their increasing energy bills, while around two-thirds are limiting both electricity and central heating usage.

Did you know that one of the best ways to lessen the impact of the energy crisis is by bettering your home’s efficiency? And 24% of homeowners in our survey have already completed a home improvement project to improve their home's insulation.

Home insulation projects to combat rising energy bills

Energy-saving home improvements come in many forms, such as loft insulation and installing solar panels, but they can be expensive. Not to worry, there are plenty of alternatives that can save you money on your energy bills, including upgrading old window treatments to modern thermal alternatives.

Even still, buying new window treatments for every window in your home can still be expensive. However, DIY insulated shutters are an affordable way to reduce heat loss through windows, but they also look stunning too.

DIY is becoming an increasingly popular option due to the cost-of-living crisis; 81% of homeowners are prepared to get stuck into a DIY project if it means saving on the costs.

No matter the type of window, energy efficient window shutters are the perfect pairing. This highly customisable window dressing comes in 4 different styles and is available in a range of colours and finishes – ideal for any home décor. Not only will they reduce your energy bills, but shutters reduce road noise and they're child-friendly! A triple win. 

Plus, by going down the DIY route – it’s much easier than you think, we promise – you’ll save upwards of 40% against other measure and install services. Show your windows (and your wallet) some love with California Shutters energy efficient window treatments.