Hottest products to beat the chill this winter

Stay warm with this heating hotlist

The best place to be in the winter is in your home, in the warm. But even with the central heating cranked all the way up to 11, sometimes you just can’t shake that cold feeling. 

Instead of piling on the extra layers and wearing your gloves indoors, John Lewis has some fantastic products to keep you warm and toasty during the cold weather.

One way to heat things up fast is with a fan heater. Dyson is your friend here, with the Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Link Fan Heater Air Purifier. The beauty of this gadget is that it can be used all-year round. When your house no longer needs heating, it also acts as a cool fan and air purifier, sifting out 99.95% of harmful particles.

When the weather outside is frightful and darkness is your only friend, the only thing you will want to wrap yourself in is an electric blanket. If you want to go full-blown blanket to cover yourself with, then the Dreamland Relaxwell Luxury Heated Velvet Lap Blanket is for you. With six temperature settings and a detachable controller, and a pre-heat button, you won’t want to leave your bed - or sofa - again. 

If you want to heat the whole bed, then the Dreamland Sleepwell Dual Control Heated Mattress Protector will quickly warm up your mattress. It allows for a different heat on each side of the bed, too - so if your bedfellow prefers it a bit cooler (and we have no idea why they would), then they can have whatever desired temperature they want. 

Staying warm and dry

Unfortunately, the winter weather not only brings on the cold it can also mean extra moisture in your house, thanks to the heating being constantly on and cold and hot air battling it out with each other. To combat this, you’ll need a dehumidifier. The Vax DCS1V1E Power Extract 10L Dehumidifier will help reduce damp and condensation buildup, while preventing the growth of mould and mildew which is more than handy. It’s portable too, so you can carry it from room to room.

If you are still adding extra layers, despite your heating being on all the time, then it’s time to get smart. Smart heating systems are now available to all and come with some fantastic features. 

The Nest Learning Thermostat allows you to take control of your home and make your heating work for you. Not only will it give you complete control of your heating, it will learn from your habits and make sure that your house is the temperature you like all the time. It will also help with reducing your heating bill, allow you to control your heating with your smartphone and can even warm the house before you arrive home from work.

If all else fails to beat the chill then a portable radiator is what you need. The  is small and subtle, so is perfect for heating up any room. It has an adjustable thermostat, helping you get the optimum temperature in your home and can automatically come on if your house drops to below 5 degrees.

There we have it, no matter the cold snap, John Lewis has all you need to stay toasty!