Drafts: Some drafts around window frames, doors and letterboxes, are healthy for a property. The movement of air is essential in an old building to avoid damp/condensation. Tenants tend to want to seal drafts when they are cold. Which is usually an issue of the heating being insufficient more than anything else.
Heating: It is recommended that you keep your home constantly heated at a gentle, low temperature. Aim to keep it at a minimum of 15 degrees C. Run heating all the time, but at a low temperature – keeping the radiators just warm, not blazing hot. It is not beneficial for a building when the heating comes on for 2 hours and then goes off again. It is better for the heating to be constantly on but set at a VERY low temperature. If you want more heat in a room, just use an additional heat source in that room, a wood burner would be great if they were not banned in London, but you could consider a fan heater for an hour or two. Constant heating ensures building fabric stays warm, and thus does not get cold enough for condensation to form within your walls.
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