As the price of gas soars, bills look set to rise for everyone, and switching energy provider becomes less feasible, there is another way to control costs - managing how much energy you use.
Autumn may seem very distant, but this is the time when we see most boiler breakdowns. However, this is avoidable by simply doing a few things over the summer to ensure the switch on later in the year is problem-free. Here are 5 things you can do at this time of year to look after your boiler.
With a new report from the Environmental Audit Committee warning that the UK is unlikely to meet its net-zero emission target by 2050, and households accounting for 20% of carbon emissions, should we just wait for new technology or take positive action to reduce energy consumption? Here are 5 low or no cost strategies for reducing consumption, retaining heat, and heat source efficiency.
Plumbing upgrades can change how you live in your home and offer many benefits. Ranging from having an outside hot water tap to a downstairs bathroom installed, these enhancements can change your life! Here are just a few examples.
Winter will soon be here and freezing temperatures can be a challenge for your plumbing and heating. Don't worry though as there are 5 simple jobs you can do to get your home winter-ready and help protect yourself against winter plumbing problems.
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.
Considering getting a smart thermostat system such as Nest or Hive for your home? We look at the benefits (and other factors) that these systems offer.
OFTEC, the trade body that represents the oil heating industry, has created a guide to smarter heating to urge UK households to join a nationwide effort to reduce the amount of energy they use to heat their homes.
As climate change is a hot topic at the moment, thanks to recent protests and the work of environmental activists, we take a look at how we can all contribute to reducing our impact on the planet at home, specifically with regard to our own area of expertise - plumbing and heating.
Over 10 million homes in the UK now have a smart meter installed but are they right for you? We take a look at the pros and cons of having one.