Dunelm shoppers rush to buy 'life saver' winter gadget to avoid putting the heating on – it costs just 1p an hour to run | The Sun

DUNELM shoppers are rushing to buy a winter gadget that will help to keep the heating bills down.

The discounter is selling an electric blanket that costs just 1p an hour to run.

The blanket is available in three sizes and has been highly recommended by customers online.

You can pick up a single for £22, a double for £30 and a king size for £34.

It has three different heat settings to suit your preference and also has elasticated corner straps to ensure that it fits snugly to your bed.

The item is described as being "cozy and warm" and customers tend to agree as they have given it a 4.7-star rating out of 5.

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One person said: "Three stations on the control, suitable for all weathers and tastes.

"Great that it can be washed if needed."

Another added: "Good value and affordable as always Dunelm comes up trumps."

While another commented: "The electric blanket is superb and top notch and the settings are good."

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One customer who suffers from arthritis even described the gadget as a "life saver" and said it "helps my joints in the morning not being stiff."

If you buy online standard delivery is charged at £3.95 or you can click and collect for free.

You can find your nearest Dunelm by using the store locator tool on the website.

Remember it is always good to shop around before making your final decision and we had a look to see what other retailers were offering.

Asda also has a Silent Night electric blanket that it says costs from 1p to run.

It comes in three sizes and costs £22 for a single, £30 for a double and £34 for a king size.

There are lots of electric blankets on the market and they range in price depending on what features you are looking for.

We found one from Dreamland that has an extra foot warmth and costs £55 for a king size.

If you want to splash out even more, Boots has a Scandi Sherpa double electric blanket for £124.99.

One customer described this as "fabulous luxury" and a lot of other shoppers agree as it has a five-star rating.

This one has a fast heat-up and switches off automatically, as well as having six temperature settings to choose from.

You can compare the prices from different retailers easily on sites such as Google Shopping.

Dunelm shoppers have also been rushing to get their hands on another money-saving device.

This one costs just 7p an hour to run and will be a useful thing to have when the weather turns colder.



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Meanwhile, one savvy mum shares how she cut her household bills by £200 a year by switching off one energy-guzzling appliance.

We also put together a list of other money saving gadgets that could help you cut costs during the winter.

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