Boiler breakdown season is here – now what?

It’s a well-known truth – boilers tend to break in the winter, just before payday, when the temperatures have plummeted down to sub-zero. Winter is undoubtedly known as boiler breakdown season – yet still Brits seem to be unprepared to face it. Although up to 45% have experienced a boiler breakdown in the winter, which…

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Cold weather can damage your house. Here is what you can do

It’s the season for foggy mornings, snowy hills and cosy nights with a cup of hot cocoa in hand. But as beautiful and romantic it can be, the cold weather can damage your house as well. Without realising it, all this snow, rain and frost are not forgiving your house, and might slowly be taking…

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The perfect temperature for your home might be lower than you think

While just forty years ago the average temperature in the UK’s homes during the winter was 12°C  it is now risen to 18°C, with thermostats set at about 20°C or even higher to meet the “perfect temperature” requirements of this generation. It’s not that we suddenly started shivering more during the winter. The rise of…

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Meet Lauren Larmour – our October Employee of the Month

October is the time when we really start feeling the pressure and excitement of the upcoming cold season. There is an increased demand for our services, emergency jobs become the norm, and working hard is the daily plan. Our October Employee of the Month knows a lot about diligence and hard work. She’s been working…

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Boiler repair costs – how much can a repair set you back?

Boiler repair costs are a painful subject for a lot of us. Of course we want our fellow hard-working appliance to last forever but sometimes sickness is inevitable – especially if your boiler is getting older. Although boiler repair costs can vary they will generally fluctuate between £150 to £500. Other factors that can influence…

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Toilet talks: Why your toilet is more important than you think?

If your home is your castle the toilet is the throne. It is so important it gets its own World Toilet Day. It might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the greatest invention in human history but it should be – the toilet. For hundreds and thousands of…

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How to keep your home warm this winter?

Trying to keep your home warm in the winter can certainly turn into a stressful task when you’re on a budget. While surprising numbers will prefer to put on a jumper or wrap up in a blanket, a lot less would consider draught-proofing their home or making sure the pipework is insulated. Other ways to…

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Plumbing tips every homeowner should know

Whether you just bought your first house, or you’re an experienced homeowner with a few properties under their sleeve, there are some plumbing tips you should know. Problems with your plumbing system are bound to occur at some point, and knowing what to do can be crucial in preventing damage to your property. There are…

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