Mums are raving over Aldi’s heated throws with sleeves that are 'perfect' for chilly evenings
MANY households will be looking for ways to reduce their energy bills with the price hikes, and Aldi may have a very snug solution.
Mums have been raving over the supermarket’s fleecy, heated throw with sleeves that looks perfect for cosy movie nights or even working from home.
A mum took to the Facebook group Extreme Couponing Bargains UK saying: “After Martin Lewis’s recommendations for keeping warm and using an electric blanket if u only need to be warm in one room…bingo!”
She shared how she had picked up the Aldi find for £35.
Her post has racked up thousands of comments from shoppers keen to snap it up.
One said: “I have this and absolutely love it!" and a second wrote: "I have one of these it’s perfect."
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Another added: "They are great. And I use it as an electric blanket on the very cold nights. So comfortable.”
The cosy coat comes with an in-built heated pad and controller so you can set your preferred temperature.
The Kirkton House heated coat became available in Aldi stores from Thursday January 27.
You can find your nearest branch using Aldi's online store locator.
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The dressing gown is made from soft flannel fleece with a 28cm by 55cm heating area.
It has nine temperature levels and in-built controls to stop it overheating – but you should always follow the safety advice.
For example, you should never get it wet unless you have completely removed the detachable lead cable and hand controller.
Make sure you detach all the electronic elements before you clean it – but after that it can be popped in the washing machine on a 30C wool wash cycle.
Shoppers were raving about the launch, taking to social media to say it's a "dream come true".
Another said: "My prayers have been answered."
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Dunelm is selling a single electric blanket for a tenner, and we recently worked out how much it costs to run this gadget on average.
Using an electric blanket instead of turning the heating up could save you cash off your bill, Uswitch energy expert Sarah Broomfield said.
"Using an electric blanket to warm the bed may mean you can turn the temperature of your thermostat down, as you won't need your bedroom to be so hot," she explained.
"Turning your thermostat down by just 1°C can save you as much as £80 a year."
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