Reduce your energy bills

With mortgage repayments beginning to rise along with ever increasing fuel costs it is more important than ever to save as much money as possible. Ensuring your home is ready for the winter is one sure way you could save literally hundreds of pounds.

The Government and energy companies are committed to reduce energy costs and at the same time reduce our carbon footprint. Some of the measures you can take to save are supported by grants and in some cases can be done free of charge, so do check on this site to see if you are entitled.

Simple checks to carry out

1. Check your roof

Get a builder in to give your roof an inspection every year – they can make sure the tiles are undamaged and that everything’s water tight.

Get any cracked tiles or other issues fixed fast – it will save you money in the long run.

2. Keep warm

Check what insulation you have and what else you could do to increase warm

Bleed radiators and make sure your boiler is in good working order.

Your boiler is going to get a proper work out this winter – get it serviced now by a Gas Safe engineer. They should check all gas appliances in the property, and provide certificates for your records.

In some cases, old inefficient boilers can be changed free of charge

3. Protect your pipes

You can also do all you can to protect your pipes. Make sure external pipes and pipes in the loft are insulated – checking everything is properly connected and there are no cracks or existing damage.

4. Unblock gutters and drains

Blocked gutters can cause a whole host of problems for your property, like rot, penetrating damp and damage to the foundation caused by water running down external walls. Make sure they’re clear of leaves, moss and other debris.

Can we help?

If you would like assistance increasing the warm of your property do make contact and one of our advisers will be happy to assist.

Give your home the once over now
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Give your home the once over now
Reduce your energy bills With mortgage repayments beginning to rise along with ever increasing fuel costs it is more important than ever to save as much money as possible. Ensuring your home is ready for the winter is one sure way you could save literally hundreds of pounds. The Government and energy companies are committed to reduce energy costs and at the same time reduce our carbon footprint. Some of the measures you can take to save are supported by grants and in some cases can be done free of charge, so do check on this site to see if you are entitled. Simple checks to carry out 1. Check your roof Get a builder in to give your roof an inspection every year – they can make sure the tiles are undamaged and that everything’s water tight. Get any cracked tiles or other issues fixed fast – it will save you money in the long run. 2. Keep warm Check what insulation you have and what else you could do to increase warm Bleed radiators and make sure your boiler is in good working order. Your boiler is going to get a proper work out this winter – get it serviced now by a Gas Safe engineer. They should check all gas appliances in the property, and provide certificates for your records. In some cases, old inefficient boilers can be changed free of charge 3. Protect your pipes You can also do all you can to protect your pipes. Make sure external pipes and pipes in the loft are insulated – checking everything is properly connected and there are no cracks or existing damage. 4. Unblock gutters and drains Blocked gutters can cause a whole host of problems for your property, like rot, penetrating damp and damage to the foundation caused by water running down external walls. Make sure they’re clear of leaves, moss and other debris. Can we help? If you would like assistance increasing the warm of your property do make contact and one of our advisers will be happy to assist.
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