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    • Tranquil
    • By Tranquil 20th Mar 18, 6:51 PM
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    What temperature do you keep your house?
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    • 20th Mar 18, 6:51 PM
    What temperature do you keep your house? 20th Mar 18 at 6:51 PM
    Looking for some rough guidance of what the best temperature is to keep house (I have asthma but also quite like being a little bit chilly) and whether it is better to heat each room quite well as as Im using them or have a generally low heating on throughout...thanks
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    • Frogletina
    • By Frogletina 31st Mar 18, 10:50 PM
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    I have it timed morning and evening set to 19. At night the colder the better I sleep so open the windows for awhile for a substantial drop.

    Out of curiosity those who keep it at 22+ plus do you sit around in t-shirts or do you still wear warm clothes ?
    Originally posted by Sir_Robin
    Mine is set at 23, and I am wearing a dress, stockings, leggings and a warm cardigan.

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    • Gloomendoom
    • By Gloomendoom 1st Apr 18, 11:26 AM
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    You need to move about more.

    I wonder if it's a generational thing with those of us who spent our childhood in houses with the coal fire in the living room as the only heat source more willing/able to tolerate lower temperatures.
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    • Frogletina
    • By Frogletina 1st Apr 18, 1:13 PM
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    I wonder if it's a generational thing with those of us who spent our childhood in houses with the coal fire in the living room as the only heat source more willing/able to tolerate lower temperatures.
    Originally posted by Gloomendoom
    Not for me it isn't. We only had a coal fire in the living room and I can remember ice forming on the inside of the windows every winter. I always felt the cold then too.

    One of my worst memories at school was having to change in the main cloakrooms (as the PE changing rooms were deemed too cold) after playing hockey in freezing temperatures. I could not attach my stockings to my suspenders because my fingers were still too numb.

    frogletina
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    • plumberpaig
    • By plumberpaig 13th May 18, 12:43 PM
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    Always used to advise my customers and tenants to keep the thermostat at 20 degrees.
    • GwylimT
    • By GwylimT 13th May 18, 1:01 PM
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    Day time we aim for 21, night time it only comes on if the temperature goes below 15.
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 13th May 18, 2:17 PM
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    22 during the day for me, I hate the idea of having a cold house.
    • pinkshoes
    • By pinkshoes 13th May 18, 5:50 PM
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    A thermostat?? Ha!

    My boiler does on or off.

    If it is off, then hot water needs to be heated via the emersion heater otherwise cold showers and no washing up!

    Unfortunately no heating engineer is interested in fitting a thermostat. They just want to replace my ancient (but working just fine) boiler. Grrrr.
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    Number 4 whatever temperature that is. If its any help it goes up to 6.
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