Posts Tagged: Winter

Keep your loved ones warm this winter

keep your loved ones warm

Although we are used to relatively mild winters with low snowfall, temperatures still fall down below the 0 mark, putting thousands of vulnerable people at risk. In fact, The Office for National Statistics released figures pointing out that there were as many as 14, 300 excess winter deaths in England and Wales in 2015/16. Elderly…

Winter plumbing myths, and why they’re simply not true

winter plumbing myths

When Jack Frost knocks on your door, and you take out the fluffy rugs you know winter is officially here. Which also means it’s time for increased bills, worrying over unexpected breakdowns, and trying to reduce your energy bills. A quick browse through the Internet will probably make you feel overwhelmed with ideas on how…

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…

Get your Home Winter ready in 8 steps

Although we’ve enjoyed a relatively mild December, without any snow, winter is still sure to strike when we least expect it. Preparing the house for the dropping temperatures is a task no one is looking forward to, especially around the school holidays. Having a few days off and the crisp, refreshing weather is the perfect…