Heating hacks for winter that don't cost the earth

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If rising costs have you thinking twice about turning on the heating, there are alternatives to shivering that don't cost the Earth.

These heating hacks from Kogan can keep you warm and your wallet safe.

Save $110 on Ovela Chloe Chunky Knit Blanket. Now $49

This super chunky blanket is also super soft and warm.

It looks great over a bed, on the sofa, or wrapped around you!

It comes in a range of colours, including grey, teal and mustard, but we like it in rose.

Heating hack: A chunky deep pink knitted blanket, rolled up on a white background.
Heating hack: A chunky deep pink knitted blanket, rolled up on a white background.

Save $47.99 on 2X Blockout Curtains, now $27

Blackout blinds can work as a great insulator and help keep your room warm in winter.

They're also brilliant at keeping rooms cool in summer, so you can also save on cooling costs.

An interior scene looking out through glass onto a garden with black floor-length curtains partially drawn on a white rod.
Save $47.99 on 2X Blockout Curtains. Now $27. Photo: Kogan

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Save $42 on Pawever Pets Self-Heating Pet Mat. Now $7.99

Pets get cold too!

This self-warming lightweight mat is designed to keep your furry friends warm, without having to use electricity or batteries, by reflecting your pet's body heat from the mat and back towards them.

It's machine washable and fitted with a slip-proof base so it can be added to any floor or bed.

A wrinkly tan dog with black muzzle sleeps on a grey mat on a wooden floor in front of a heater.
Save $42 on Pawever Pets Self-Heating Pet Mat. Now $7.99. Photo: Kogan

Save $125 on Outback Ugg Boots with Premium Double Face Sheepskin. Now $64.99

Made from 100% Australian sheepskin, these boots will keep your feet extra toasty.

They have a breathable wool lining, a non-slip sole, and are water resistant too.

A side view of a single beige ugg boot with button ankle closure and white lining.
A side view of a single beige ugg boot with button ankle closure and white lining.

Save $32 on Adhesive Body Warmer Patches (10 Pack). Now $7.99

These small patches are a great way of warming your hands and feet.

All you do is remove it from its package and it warms up in minutes.

It's great if you need a quick burst of heat, and can also help with joint and muscle stiffness and pain.

Two hands holding a white Adhesive Body Warmer Patch against a white background.
Save $32 on Adhesive Body Warmer Patches (10 Pack). Now $7.99. Photo: Kogan

Save $100 on Matt Blatt Delmar Faux Fur Throw. Now $89.99

This big faux fur throw (180cm x 200cm) is the ultimate way to snuggle up this winter.

It has a faux fur upside and faux mink fabric reverse.

Use it as a throw, a bedspread, or a blanket.

A folded grey Matt Blatt Delmar Faux Fur Throw against a white background.
Save $100 on Matt Blatt Delmar Faux Fur Throw. Now $89.99. Photo: Kogan

Save $305 on Trafalgar All Seasons Weighted Blanket 9kg. Now $44.99

A weighted blanket won't just keep you warm, it can help you sleep better and reduce anxiety.

This one is made from 100% premium cotton with a removable faux mink cover for extra warmth.

It's filled with eco-friendly glass beads and moves with you when you're asleep.

It has a machine washable cover with a breathable microfibre cotton inner layer.

This is great for when the weather warms up, so you can still use the blanket without overheating.

A woman sits on a grey lounge with striped cushions, holding a cup and smiling, wrapped in a grey Trafalgar All Seasons Weighted Blanket 9kg. Now $44.99
Save $305 on Trafalgar All Seasons Weighted Blanket 9kg. Now $44.99. Photo: Kogan

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