closing curtain


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the concluding part of any performance

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David Wells, head of insurance at M&S, said: "Householders can take practical measures to deter burglars and protect their homes by keeping expensive Christmas presents out of view, closing curtains during the long dark evenings and fitting timers to lights and radios, which will create doubt in the burglar's mind.
Even simple measures such as closing curtains as soon as it gets dark can stop heat escaping through windows.
Keep the draughts out - Closing curtains and blinds at dusk keeps the heat in and can save you between pounds 10 and pounds 15 a year in heating bills
Only 14pc help reduce heat loss in their homes with simple actions such as closing curtains or laying a draught excluder snake at the front door
The system features remote controls to open and shut blinds and curtains, piped music and a security system which mimics the occupant's usual routine of switching on lights and opening and closing curtains while the person is away.
As well as the agent's visits, try to enlist a friend or neighbour to keep your house looking lived-in: for example, by opening and closing curtains, keeping the hallway clear of junk mail, etc (particularly important if your front door is glazed) - even parking their car in your driveway from time to time.
It's as basic as closing curtains or blinds in your own home at night to save heat loss - as well as stopping nosey neighbours looking in.
The Coventry and Warwickshire Energy Efficiency Advice Centre has a number of tips on how to conserve energy, which include using low energy lightbulbs, turning down the hot water thermostat, closing curtains at night and replacing 60w light bulbs with 20w, which, alone, can save pounds 10 per year.
KEEP THE DRAUGHTS OUT Closing curtains and blinds at dusk keeps the heat in and can save you between pounds 10 and pounds 15 a year in heating bills.