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Make sure you're fully prepared. Surviving the Winter Guide advises on preparing for bad winter weather and dealing with power cuts.
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For added safety, we recommend using an RCD adaptor with all portable heating and cooling appliances see this post.
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If there are power cuts, or if your main heating system fails over the winter months, you will need a backup heater. The best option is a Calor gas heater because:
- They have an independent self-contained fuel supply (Bottled Gas)
- They will work during power cuts as they don't need electricity or mains gas
- They are portable, use them anywhere as long as you have ventilation.
Visit our Calor Gas Heater Reviews to see our recommended best-buy Calor Gas heaters.