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How to manage the internal temperature of the apartment against winter

How to manage the internal temperature of the apartment against winter

A friend once had to make a shift to another continent for work related purposes and there were several changes he noticed with regards to the weather. As it was a cold country, the apartment had a mini fireplace, the windows were jam closed, and the flooring was wooden, with carpets. There were water heaters at all places, like the bathroom and kitchen.

Several methods could be employed to keep the apartment warm. Even with closed windows, warm air could escape from small gaps between the window frame and the wall. To keep the apartment warm, all gaps should be sealed by using a durable metal or plastic weather-stripping between the window and the frame. All windows where the air could escape from a loose pane could be taped or caulked to keep the cold air out...

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