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tips & tricks

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Heating & Insulation

Annual boiler servicing ensure its safe and efficient operation


A thermostat will enable you to regulate the temperature


A smart thermostat enables you to control your heating from your phone

Time your thermostat – use heating when you need it, not continuously


Don't have your system turned up unnecessarily high


If your boiler is 10-15 years old consider investing in a new, efficient model


Thermostatic radiator valves let you control the temperature in each room


If you have an immersion heater, have a timer fitted to the hot water tank


Insulating your roof space is a simple way to reduce heat loss


Lagging hot water cylinders and pipes reduces heat loss


Cavity wall insulation is another great way to reduce heat loss


Double glazed windows and doors effectively reduce heat loss


Pensioners are entitled to financial support from the government to assist with insulating their homes.

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Water

A water-saving shower head reduces your water consumption


Time your shower - try to keep it under 5 minutes


Fix drips - changing washers could save hundreds of litres lost a year


A water saver in your toilet cistern reduces water being flushed


Upgrade your toilet to a dual flush system


Check your meter - only pay for the water you are using 


Make sure your hot water thermostat isn't set too high


Check the efficiency rating before buying any appliance that uses water


Check your property for overflowing toilets and water tanks 


Have your plumbing checked over for leaking underground pipes

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Electricity

Take advantage of cheap night-time Economy 7 electricity rates


Install low energy light bulbs throughout your home


Check the efficiency rating before buying any electrical appliances


Don't leave appliances off standby - turn them completely off


Turn lights off when you're not in the room or out of the house