Posts Tagged: cold weather

Boiler breakdown season is here – now what?

boiler breakdown season

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…

How to help the elderly and vulnerable this winter?

Daughter helping elderly vulnerable dad to stay in touch

The winter season is challenging in many ways: from increasing bills to unexpected breakages and lingering coughs and colds. But situations, which cause temporary discomfort for the regular person can be extremely difficult and even dangerous for the elderly and vulnerable. A beautiful snowfall, covering the city with a white blanket usually leads to a…