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Is my boiler safe?

Is this the first boiler you’ve actually owned yourself? If you’ve just moved in to your first home, boiler maintenance can be daunting. If you think your new home’s boiler is not up to scratch, Homeserve offer a guide on what to do next.

Living off grid? Rural homes are targets for thieves

Over a million homes aren’t connected to the ‘grid’ in the UK, often meaning that they heat their homes with oil stored in a tank. This can be a huge issue, with thieves attempting to steal this fuel.

Consequences of installing underground oil tanks and how to avoid them

Consequences of installing underground oil tanks and how to avoid them

Homes need a reliable heating system to warm up the house especially during the cold winter season. There are several factors to consider when you are choosing what type of tank you will use.

4 things to consider before buying a new boiler

When you are looking to invest in a new boiler, then it is a decision that you should not take lightly. Purchasing a new boiler is not just expensive, but it is somewhat intricate as well.

5 ways to avoid common household emergencies

5 ways to avoid common household emergencies

Home emergencies can happen anytime from a frozen condensate pipe in the midst of winter to cooling system breakdown during the peak summer season.

4 ways to reduce energy costs in the office

Any business owner knows the importance of trying to keep costs down in order for the company to grow and succeed. Finding ways to cut back and save on expenses can help the business profit in the long run.

Save on your energy bills this winter

In the UK alone almost £1,254 per year is spent on energy bills, according to Ofcom’s recent findings. With this in mind, it is more important than ever to learn how to become more energy efficient.

The Journey of LNG

Liquefied Natural Gas – otherwise known as LNG – is transforming the natural gas market. Since its development in 1964, it has presented an alternative source of fuel that is cleaner and more cost-effective than traditional fossil fuels such as diesel.

Everything you need to know about self-sufficient homes

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it means to live in a self-sufficient home. With climate change becoming an ever-growing concern for us all, many people are looking for ways that they can contribute positively to a greener and healthier planet.

How can you make your appliances eco-friendly?

No matter how many, alerting headlines it’s took, it’s great that the world is finally becoming more eco-aware. With the countless number of news, detailing the blanket of plastic that floats in our oceans, to how much carbon emissions are putting the world at risk, everyone is taking pride in defending our planet.

Can boiler breakdowns be prevented?

It would be a nightmare if anyone had to wake up in the middle of a cold February night, slowly realising the fact that their boiler has stopped working and the house is freezing cold!

Record growth for the renewable energy sector

While our movement towards greener and more sustainable practices has signalled the end for some industries, it has been the driving force for others.

Should businesses jump on the smart meter opportunity?

For months (if not years), smart meters have been dominating the headlines, and finding someone who hasn’t at least heard or read about them would be difficult.

A review of nuclear power and predictions for future performance

Amongst the growth of the renewable energy sector and the negative coverage surrounding the industry, it hasn’t been plain sailing for the nuclear power sector of late.

Detailing the most reliable energy sources in the UK

Between 2005 and 2030, it has been predicted that energy consumption will rise by 50 per cent. This significant increase is set to be due to the nation’s growing population and their increased demand for energy.