Coldest Winter in 30 Years – Gas Fire Sales Up
Winters are one of the four seasons which is usually marked by snowfall, chilly winds and a decrease in the temperature generally recording to minus Celsius degrees. The northern hemisphere experiences winter season during the months of October till March whereas this phenomenon is opposite in the southern hemisphere where winter season comes in the month of April and lasts till August.
Cold weather is liked by many whereas on the other hand there are some people who do not appreciate this weather as it brings miseries for the unfortunate homeless individuals. This year Europe faced the coldest winter in 30 years, with continuous snowfall for days without a single trace of sun light and brought many associated problems with it as well.
One of the results of this heavy snowfall and coldest winters in 30 years was the increase in the sales of gas fires. Gas fire is one of the cheapest ways to keep one’s house or workplace warm. The increasing and souring prices of electricity is making the electric heating options extremely expensive for the lower and lower middle class families which resulted in more demand of gas-fires as it is comparatively economical option available for a layman.
Gas fires have been used since before the electric heating system was introduced which makes it one of the mostly used ways of heating. It is widely used in developing countries as electric heating system is not that common and rather much costly option as compared to the usual gas-fire.
It is must for every house to have gas connections is rooms or lounge where the gas-fire can be placed. These gas-fires are not just merely purchased for the sake of keeping the house or workplace warm, rather these are also used to enhance the beauty of the area where it is placed. This is one of the reasons that gas-fire prices differs and one can buy a simple one extremely cheap or one with specific decorations or styles at a higher price.
People all around the world demanded gas-fires more in this season after 30 years as record breaking temperatures were recorded and it was not easy for people to survive without any form of heating available to keep themselves warm. This resulted in high demand of gas-fires, this demand did not only raise the demand but it also affected the prices, hence the gas-fires became relatively expensive.
In short, although winter season is pleasurable and better than hot and humid summers but at the same time it can turn into a big disaster if temperatures fall drastically. Heating is the basic necessity and many people use gas-fires to keep themselves warm. This year record breaking severe temperatures were recorded which increased the demand and sales of gas fires as well. Although gas fire can be dangerous if it is not turned off properly when not in use, and can cause devastating house fires.