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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Some plumbing jobs can be tackled yourself, without needing a plumber or heating engineer. However, it’s important to recognise the lines you must not cross otherwise you could cause more damage than you started with or, in worst case scenario, actually make things dangerous.
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.
Our boiler services are reduced by £10 over the summer but what can you really do with £10? If you have tenners to spare then this offer's probably not for you. However, we think you can have some pretty nice treats for £10 and surely it's better in your pocket than ours?