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How to take care of your home in colder weather

Taking care of your home in cold weather Winter is already upon us, and now the clocks have gone back the nights are really drawing in. It won’t be long before we are scraping snow from our paths and ice from our windscreens. Now is the time to get your home ready for winter, and (...)

How to plan your house extension

In recent years people have chosen to extend their home in order to create more space, rather than to move. This is partly due to the difficulty many homeowners have faced when applying for a mortgage and also the cost of moving compared to carrying out building work. However, before you decide that extending your (...)

Installing Solar PV Panels In Your Home

Are you thinking of getting solar panels installed in your home? As an average family, you will use around 3,000 kilowatt hours of mains electricity each year. A typical domestic Solar PV Panel of will provide up to 40% of your total electricity requirement and this will be even higher if your house is already (...)

The costs and savings you can achieve by installing a heat pump

As we discussed in our previous blog on air source heat pumps, one of the benefits of using a heat pump is the savings you can achieve. With rising bills a common concern for households, is a heat pump something that you could install? The first question you need to ask yourself is whether you (...)