This guest blog, written for us by the content team at Sainsbury's Bank, looks at things you should do regarding your plumbing and heating when you move house.
If you are selling your house you may wonder whether you ought to get the boiler serviced before you complete. We take a look at the legal position and what's the best thing to do for yourself and your buyers.
We've been posting our winter plumbing tips throughout January. Here are all 31 tips in full.
We are pleased to announce that we have become an official supporter of Epilepsy Action, a charity committed to a better life for everyone affected by epilepsy.
Keeping your pipes flowing and drains clear of debris is always important but it’s especially so when the weather is very cold. Blocked drains cause water to back up. If it then freezes, it expands so not only would this block the pipe, it could cause pipes to burst or crack. These are all useful things to do to keep your drains flowing properly and avoid them clogging up in freezing weather.
Our Winter Plumbing Tip series is well underway on social media
Offering an 'added value' service means giving help and advice as well as plumbing and heating fixes
The Christmas period is notorious for the additional food and drink that we consume at this time. We’re certainly not here to judge and diets can definitely start in the New Year but we would just urge you to be careful about food waste going down the sink as the last thing you need over the festive period is a blocked drain!
Winter is the most critical period for your plumbing and heating (remember the Beast from the East?!). During January we'll be posting a Winter Plumbing Tip every day. These tips have been specially created for winter and will hopefully get you, and your plumbing, through the coldest months of the year.
DIY disasters that lead to burst pipes don't always happen during normal office hours so if you find yourself with a plumbing emergency on a Sunday night, 3am on a Wednesday or even Christmas Day - who you gonna call???