Heating our homes is one of our biggest bills so using energy effectively is a really good idea. That means getting maximum benefit from the heat that you are paying for and finding clever ways to use less energy (saving you money and helping the environment) without compromising on comfort. Here are several free or cheap ways you can do that.
How long will you put off fixing a leaky toilet or dripping tap? So many people delay these kinds of jobs that we're wasting millions of litres of water a year and there is a cost to this, both financially and environmentally.
A survey by WRAS has revealed that 82% of 18-24 year olds wouldn't know where the stop tap was and therefore would be unable to turn the water off in an emergency. With many in this age group living away at university, it is vital that they develop some basic plumbing 'life skills'. Forget knowing how to cook, here are the 4 key things post-millennials need in their domestic 'toolkit'.
Many plumbing issues that arise in cold weather are preventable if you protect your pipes and drains before winter sets in. Read our best tips for measures you can take outside your property to prevent winter plumbing disasters.
There is a reason why October is one of our busiest months as everyone starts to turn their heating on again after being off over the summer. Here's a round up of some previous posts from this time of year that may be very useful if you're having boiler issues.
An explanation about how our appointments work, why they work that way and why we offer a 30 minute pre-call rather than provide timings.
We think it's important as a company to support causes and local community initiatives that we believe in. Here are a few things we're involved with at the moment.
Gas Safety Week, day 7: A round-up of all the advice and information we've shared over the week plus a closer look at the Gas Safe Register and what it means to customers.
Gas Safety Week, day 6: Gas safety is just one reason why it makes sense to maintain your boiler well. It will enable it to work more effectively and more efficiently giving you better heat distribution and saving you money. Here's how you can take care of your boiler and extend its life.
For Gas Safety Week day 5 we take a look at your rights to gas safety when you live in rented property. You may not be directly responsible for gas safety in your home but you are able to hold your landlord to account. Here's how.