Health impacts of a cold home

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A sluggish boiler will fail to adequately heat up your home, whilst poor insulation will send warmth straight out through windows and doors, flooding cold draughts inside. One of the more serious consequences of a poorly insulated and heated home is the effect it can have upon a person’s health. This is especially pronounced for […]

Is your heating system going to survive this winter?

Winter is coming. Thanks to TV show Game of Thrones, it’s a line we’ve all heard, but now it’s about to happen for real. The days are growing shorter, temperatures are cooling, and the sky above is looking decidedly grey. This means one thing: it’s almost time to turn on the heating. According to research […]

What is a hybrid boiler?

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How would you like to keep a little more money in your back pocket and be good to the environment at the same time? If that’s pricked your ears, you might just be interested in investing in a hybrid boiler for your home. Hybrid systems feature state-of-the-art technology that combines a super-efficient gas boiler with […]

The five most common boiler problems

An inefficient, slow or broken boiler can leave your house freezing, your water unheated and cause you headaches trying to fit it. Given that it can also account for up to 60% of your home energy bills, it’s an appliance you want fixed as soon as possible whenever issues start occurring. Our Gas Safe qualified […]

Why spring is a good time to upgrade your boiler

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If your boiler limped its way through winter, you’re probably aware that you should consider getting a new one. With spring beckoning and the warmer weather putting in an appearance, you might be tempted to put off sorting out a new boiler until the following autumn, as you won’t be using it as much. Yet, […]

How to tell if you need a new boiler

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An old boiler is not just inefficient, causing your bills to escalate, but if it isn’t working properly, it could be a potential health and safety hazard. Here are some tell-tale signs that indicate you might need a new boiler. A cold house If your house feels cold despite having the heating on, this could […]

An overview of the free boiler grant

An old boiler is not great news, either for you, your home or the environment. You have the uncertainty of whether it will keep going, the worry of potential repair or replacements costs and you’ll be paying more for your energy bills as it is unlikely to be all that efficient. That being said, the […]

Energy efficient homes could generate £8.7 billion for the UK

Making homes more energy efficient through insulation and heating controls could benefit the UK economy to the tune of £8.7 billion, according to new research by economists at Frontier Economics. The study identifies a number of ways that increased energy efficiency in homes would benefit individuals and communities as well as the nation’s economy. Citing […]