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Majority unaware that DIY gas jobs could invalidate home insurance

22 January 2021

DIY

Having a go at fixing your boiler or your electrics could save you money but could also be unsafe. However, did you realise that it could also invalidate your home insurance, boiler cover insurance, and home emergency insurance? According to a recent survey, 90% of Brits were unaware of this.

Ways to stay warm when the weather is freezing

15 January 2021

stay warm

With all of us staying at home much more due to covid restrictions, it's important to know how to stay warm inside and how we can supplement our central heating with free measures to reduce energy consumption and save money.

Heating not coming on? Could be something simple

22 September 2020

cold radiator

Turning the heating on after the summer doesn't always go to plan and you may find it doesn't come on as hoped. Don't worry though as there could be a simple explanation that could be easy to resolve yourself. Read our troubleshooting guide here before calling out an engineer!

Gas Safety Week 2020: Signs your boiler could be faulty: red flags to look for

17 September 2020

boiler faulty

Do you pay much attention to your boiler other than when there is an issue with heat or hot water? Your boiler could still be providing these even if it's become dangerous so it's important to recognise the red flags that there is an issue that could pose a risk to health, or even life.

Gas Safety Week 2020: How do gas boilers heat your home?

15 September 2020

how boilers work

Most of us will rarely think about our gas boiler until something goes wrong! Boilers are complex pieces of equipment but it's actually really interesting how they work and understanding it could help you should it develop a fault.

Gas Safety Week 2020: What gas do we use in boilers and how does it get to our homes?

14 September 2020

gas boilers

22 million homes in the UK| use natural gas in our homes but how many know how it gets there or even what it is exactly? In the first of our blogs for Gas Safety Week 2020 we take a look at how we obtain gas and the infrastructure that brings it directly to our boilers, fires and cookers.

Using more water during lockdown? Here’s how to save it

23 June 2020

dripping tap

If you have a water meter you may find your bills going up during lockdown due to everyone being at home much more. Even if you're not on a meter, it makes sense to conserve water - especially during the summer months. Here are a few ways you can do that.

What happens during a boiler service?

19 June 2020

Boiler service

Boiler services are recommended every year but, unlike an MOT, they're not compulsory. So, are they as important as the industry says and what, exactly, happens during a boiler service?

So, you CAN have your boiler serviced but does that mean that you SHOULD?

18 May 2020

Boiler service

Boiler servicing is non-urgent but it is essential. Now that you CAN have boiler servicing done during lockdown, is it something that you SHOULD be doing? We take a look at the case for going ahead with it, if it is due.

Basic plumbing skills everyone should have

29 January 2020

Plumber fixing blocked sink

While our plumbers and gas engineers are always available and happy to help, there are some basic plumbing skills that everyone ought really have - especially in an emergency. Here are the top 6 plumbing skills that you would find useful.

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