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Read through our range of articles focused on helping you understand boiler grants, central heating grants and other topics related to keeping your home warm and making it more energy efficient.

Should you replace an old boiler that is still working?

If your boiler is over 10 years old and is yet to experience any serious…

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How to lengthen the lifespan of your boiler

As a boiler is a significant investment, it is wise to look after it properly.…

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How to add value to your home

Understandably, when you sell your home, you want to maximise your potential earnings. Considering that…

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What is a diverter valve?

Diverter valves are part of heating systems that include a combi boiler. They direct water…

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How to save energy

There are several different ways you can reduce your domestic energy usage. By improving your…

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What is the Smart Export Guarantee?

With the Feed-in-Tariff, certain homeowners were funded for every single unit of electricity they generated.…

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How to get the most out of your solar PV system

You might have opted for a solar PV system because you are environmentally conscious or…

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What is a solar PV system?

Otherwise known as a photovoltaic system, a solar PV system is a form of renewable…

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Understanding boiler specs

If you are looking for a new boiler, then having an understanding of boiler specs,…

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The benefits of using a Zanussi boiler

Founded over 100 years ago in Italy, Zanussi have extensive experience in producing home appliances.…

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The benefits of using an Ideal boiler

With an extensive range of heating products available, Ideal are one of the leading boiler…

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Types of timing controls

Making use of the right type of timing controls will enable your central heating system,…

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Types of temperature controls

With the right type of heating controls, you can keep your home at a reasonable…

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What is a Condensing Boiler?

In most cases, due to building regulations, new, gas and oil boilers must be condensing…

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Why is my central heating pump noisy?

A central heating pump is a component located near the boiler, that pushes the hot…

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Types of Central Heating Systems Explained

With most homes in the UK, making use of a central heating system, it is…

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What is Central Heating?

As the name suggests, a central heating system provides warmth for the interior of a…

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Introduction to hot water cylinders

Hot water cylinders store and keep your water warm until you need it. Unless, you…

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How disruptive is installing central heating?

If you are having your boiler and heating system replaced, or an entirely new central…

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How to drain a central heating system

You may have come to a point where you need to do some work on…

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How to hide a boiler

From simply fitting it in a kitchen cupboard, to moving it to a different room,…

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The benefits of using a Vaillant boiler

Vaillant are one of the leading manufacturers of boilers, heat pumps and heating systems. This…

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What is a heat exchanger in a boiler?

As its name implies, a heat exchanger allows for two fluids or substances, usually water…

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The benefits of using a Viessmann boiler

If you are in the market for a new boiler, then you have probably come…

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Why air source heat pumps are not the future

If you are environmentally conscious, then you are probably interested in shifting your heating system…

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How to use a combi boiler efficiently

Although combi boilers already boast a great energy efficiency record, there are still small changes…

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What is a powerflush?

Over an extended period, the water in your pipes, boiler and radiators leave behind unwanted…

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Why you should service your boiler in summer

As the months roll by and the weather begins to improve, you probably rarely think…

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What is a Boiler Filling Loop?

It is important to recognise that there are two different types of boiler filling loops.…

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The Complete Guide to Baxi Boilers

With over 150 years of experience in engineering and producing boilers for domestic and commercial…

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Does a boiler need ventilation?

If your home has an older, non-condensing boiler, you will need to be proactive when…

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Radiator Valves Explained

Having new radiators installed is a beneficial way to improve the energy efficiency of your…

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Is your home gas safe?

With summer in full swing and temperatures soaring, you might finally be able to switch…

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How to get the best deal on your new boiler

Buying a new boiler can end up being a costly affair, that takes up too…

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The Complete Guide to Zanussi Boilers

Founded in 1916, Zanussi are a well-renowned producer of home appliances. Their innovative approach to…

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How to Drain a Combi Boiler

The process of draining a combi boiler is a challenging task, therefore, unless you have…

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How to Bleed a Radiator?

If your heating is switched on, but your radiators are cold to touch, then there…

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The Complete Guide to Ideal Boilers

For over 100 years, Ideal have been manufacturing boilers to meet the ever-developing needs of…

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How to maintain your boiler

After your new boiler is installed, you might make the mistake of leaving it to…

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System Boiler vs Combi Boiler – Which Is Best?

Buying a new boiler can be exciting, frightening or even just a frustrating process. Before…

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The Complete Guide to Vaillant Boilers

Vaillant is one of Europe’s leading heating, technology companies. Established over 140 years ago in…

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Best Smart Boilers

A smart boiler allows you to control your central heating and hot water settings from…

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Best Condensing Boilers

It can be a challenging prospect trying to discover which boiler is right for you.…

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Is a boiler service worth it?

Getting a boiler service might seem like another needless home expense, especially when you consider…

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How to repressurise a boiler

If there is no hot water or heating left in your home, then there is…

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What is a Smart Boiler?

A boiler becomes a smart boiler when it is paired with a smart thermostat. The…

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The Complete Guide to Worcester Bosch Boilers

Formed in 1962, Worcester Bosch has grown from a small engineering business to one of…

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Boiler Leaking Water – What Should I Do?

Experiencing a leaking boiler may be a common problem, although, it certainly is not an…

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Best Oil Boilers

Although, oil boilers tend to be less common than gas boilers, around four million UK…

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Best Electric Boilers

When looking for a new boiler, you might assume a gas-powered boiler is the only…

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Boiler Types Explained – Combi, Regular and System

When you are interested in replacing your old boiler, you might come to realise there…

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Converting to a Combi Boiler

Changing to a combi boiler may seem like a bit of a gamble, especially if…

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The Complete Guide to Viessmann Boilers

Founded in 1917, Viessmann is a well-renowned manufacturer of heating, industrial and refrigeration systems. The…

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Which is the best gas boiler?

When looking to buy a new gas boiler, it is important to remember there are…

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Boiler Finance – A complete overview

A modern, energy efficient boiler will not only reduce the carbon footprint of your house,…

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Buying a New Home – How Do You Know The Boiler is Safe?

In July 2020, the government introduced a stamp duty holiday in order to kickstart the…

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Using a Combi Boiler – Top Tips

If you need hot water and heat on demand, then your combi boiler will take…

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Your Boiler – How Long Will It Last?

Investing in a new boiler can come with a high cost but often, many people…

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The Benefits of Opting For a New Boiler

There are many reasons why you might need to buy a new boiler. Perhaps your…

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What is the Gas Safe Register?

When it comes to some things in life, cutting corners can work but when it…

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Is Your Boiler at the Right Pressure?

In order for your boiler to work correctly, it does need several things. However, one…

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Keeping Your Heating System Healthy – Our Tips

Now that the summer months are upon us, it could be the perfect time to…

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How Often Should a Boiler Be Replaced?

Owning a boiler leaves you responsible for ensuring that it works how it is intended…

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Will Gas Boilers Be Banned?

It’s becoming common news that the International Energy Agency has committed to saying that gas…

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The Benefits of an Annual Boiler Service

Your boiler is an integral part of your home. However, it can also become a…

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Protecting Your Home and Family From Carbon Monoxide

We might feel safe and protected in our homes but there are still risks present.…

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Reducing the Temperature of Your Home by 1 Degree – Does it Make a Difference?

Sure, we might be heading into the summer months but it still doesn’t hurt to…

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Which Heating System is Right For Your Home?

Your heating system should be considered an investment because it turns you home into a…

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The Future of Renewable Energy and How it Can Benefit You

We have all heard of the many different sources of renewable energy. This can include…

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Air Source Heat Pumps – How Do They Actually Work?

We have talked extensively about air source heat pumps and we still maintain our belief…

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What Size Air Source Heat Pump Do I Need for My Home?

While you might have read or heard that heat pumps are not suitable for homes…

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Heat Pump Demand is Set to Soar

If you thought that all of the news you had heard about heat pumps was…

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The Renewable Heat Incentive – It Keeps on Giving for 7 Years

Everyone loves to have something for nothing or everyone loves a reward of some sort…

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Solar Thermal Panels and Combi Boilers

It’s now more important than ever before to explore your options when it comes to…

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Purchasing and Installing a Biomass Boiler

A biomass boiler is included as part of the Renewable Heat Incentive, which is an…

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What Renewable Technology Should I Invest In?

With things changing at a rapid rate, you find yourself struggling to work out what…

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Heat Pumps – The Funding Options Available to You

Things are changing when it comes to how we deliver heating to our homes. Laws…

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Heat Pumps – Getting Your Home Ready

If you are looking to get the most out of your air source heat pump…

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Net Zero – What Does it Really Mean?

You might be looking to change your heating system to something that is better for…

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Solar Thermal Systems – Looking After Them is Simple Yet Crucial

It is commonly known that solar thermal systems are low in maintenance when compared with…

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Why You Should Choose an MCS Installer

If you have decided to install a heat pump into your home, then you’re doing…

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Will Gas Boilers Be No More in 10 Years Time?

Last year saw the 10th anniversary of Gas Safety week but is this likely to…

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Biomass Myths Debunked

Renewable central heating is something that many have heard about but still do not know…

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Should Gas Boilers Be Banned in New Homes by 2025?

The UK is pushing on with its target of emitting zero carbon emissions by 2050…

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Saving Energy With a Ground Source Heat Pump

As far as changes to our homes and energy use go, things don’t happen overnight…

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Slowing Down Climate Change – How Can We Do it?

Climate change is very real and is a problem that we are needing to deal…

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Renewable Heating and Solar Batteries

We are now moving into a world where renewable heating is now becoming a real…

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Why The UK Has to Become Net-Zero by 2050 and What Does it Involve

For too long we have been taking our planet for granted but we have been…

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Everything You Need to Know About Biomass Renewable Heating

When it comes to looking for alternative ways to heat our homes, advances in technology…

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Extending Your Home? It’s Time to Consider Renewable Energy

If you are looking to extend your home, then you are going to make sure…

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The Reasons for Turning to Renewable Heating Systems

The world is facing a catastrophic change if we don’t begin to do more. Since…

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The Route to Net Zero by 2050

In the UK, we all contribute to Co2 emissions and even homeowners play their role…

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Air Source Heat Pump Myths Debunked

Just like many other forms of heating, there are always myths doing the rounds. Most…

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The Benefits of an Air Source Heat Pump

If you are considering making the switch to a greener way of heating your home,…

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The Renewable Heat Incentive is Being Replaced

In 2011, the Renewable Heat Incentive was introduced by the Government and its aim was…

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Preparing Your Home so it is Heat Pump Ready

Getting your home right when it comes to making energy-efficient changes is vital. If you…

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What You Need to Know About the Gas Boiler Ban

Back in 2019, the UK Government announced that there would be a ban on gas…

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Is Renewable Heating Right for You?

When it comes to carbon dioxide emissions, heating accounts for a large percentage of it…

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What Will Replace Gas Boilers?

From 2030, the Government has announced that gas boilers will be no more. As the…

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How to get the best deal on your new boiler

Buying a new boiler can seem overwhelming. The dizzying range of prices, providers, and installers…

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The Best Place To Position Your New Boiler

The Best Place to Position Your New Boiler

If you are having a new combi-boiler you might opt to install in the same…

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Your Boiler Replacement Guide

Your Boiler Replacement Walkthrough

If you are thinking about replacing your boiler then you might be wondering what options…

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Why You Should Get Your Boiler Serviced

Your boiler is an integral part of your home and property and it’s something that…

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Why You Should Upgrade To A Combi Boiler

Why You Should Upgrade to a Combi Boiler

If the time has come for you to upgrade your boiler and you are considering…

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Looking For A New Boiler? Will A Green Homes Grant Cover The Cost?

Looking for a New Boiler? Will a Green Homes Grant Cover the Cost?

The cost of a boiler might leave you feeling as though you cannot afford to…

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What Are The Benefits Of A Combi Boiler?

What are the Benefits of a Combi Boiler?

Just like any other form of technology, boilers have evolved and become much more than…

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Time to Spring Clean Your Boiler

As the weather will continue to improve now that we have ticked over into Spring,…

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Worcester Wave Vs Nest Learning Thermostat

Worcester Wave vs Nest Learning Thermostat

A smart thermostat can be a great addition to any home set-up, offering you the…

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Combi Boiler Keeps Cutting Out? Find Out Why

It’s always annoying when a combi boiler cuts out. You are left with no hot…

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Combi Boiler and Radiator Installation: What To Expect

Combi boilers are the most popular and common choice of boiler in the UK. This…

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Why Is Your Radiator Cold At The Bottom?

Why is Your Radiator Cold at the Bottom?

Although your boiler may be in perfect working order, if your radiators aren't operating properly…

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How Much Does It Cost To Install Central Heating

How much does it cost to install central heating?

Central heating installation can be relatively complex, depending on the size, shape and requirements of…

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Combi vs Conventional Boilers: Pros and Cons

Choosing the right heating system for your home is crucial. Getting this right will mean…

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What’s Included With A Cavity Wall Insulation Grant?

If you are considering reducing your energy bills while keeping your home warmer, you might…

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What Is The Best Boiler Size For Your Home

Whether you are replacing your boiler or putting in a new one, it is essential…

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Top 7 Reasons You Should Install Cavity Wall Insulation

Keeping your home warm, especially during the winter months, is very important. There are a…

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What Is The Energy Company Obligation Scheme?

The UK government is always implementing energy-efficient services and schemes with the aim of decreasing…

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Best Combi Boilers in the UK 2021

Boilers are unsung heroes, despite the effort they put to make our lives comfortable, most…

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Best System Boilers 2021

Best System Boilers 2021

If you are considering buying a boiler in 2021, certain factors should ensure you have…

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Who Qualifies For The Free Insulation Grant

Who Qualifies For The Free Insulation Grant?

The government are making full insulation grants available to households across the UK. Just fill…

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Full Boiler Replacement Guide

Full Boiler Replacement Guide 2021

For most homeowners, replacing a new combi boiler and having to invest a substantial amount…

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Ways To Prevent Heat Loss

Top 7 Ways To Prevent Heat Loss

Keeping a home warm during the winter months is a top priority, especially during freezing…

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Worcester Bosch Vs Viessmann Boilers

Worcester Bosch vs Viessmann boilers

Worcester Bosch are a well established business who operate across the UK. Their boilers have…

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The Different Types Of Boilers

What Are The Different Types Of Boiler?

Finding a new boiler for your home might seem like a simple task but choosing…

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Money Saving Tips Around The Home

5 Money Saving Tips Around The Home

Keeping a home running as efficiently as you can day in, day out can become…

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How-to-fix-insulation-problems

How To Fix Insulation Problems

Homeowners have been encouraged to insulate their homes for over a decade now as a…

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How To Avoid Common Boiler Faults

How To Avoid The Most Common Boiler Faults

A boiler breaking down is a home's worst nightmare and will leave many households hostage…

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How to make your home more eco friendly

Many homeowners are now looking for ways to live in a more sustainable house and…

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Boiler Replacement Top Money Saving Tips

At this time of year the boiler industry will see a sharp increase in households…

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How-to-insulate-your-older-home

How To Insulate Your Older Home

We bring you the top ways to help you save energy and money when installing…

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Heating During Winter

The temperature has started dropping and small disagreements over the thermostat have already started rising…

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How to get a free boiler or grant?

Are you left wondering whether you can get a free boiler? Read through our article…

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Free Boiler Grant Guide 2021

In accordance with the Government’s boiler grant scheme, the UK’s ‘Big Six’ energy companies are…

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Who Qualifies For a First Time Central Heating Grant?

Replacing a boiler and central heating system can be very expensive. With the average modern…

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