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Are You Protected From A Boiler Breakdown?

Now that we’re into winter, you’ve probably started using your heating again. It’s important to make sure that you can keep your property cosy at this time of the year, but have you thought about what you’d do if your boiler broke down? Most homeowners have home insurance and contents insurance, which means you may […]

Thames Water Launches Campaign On Blocked Drains

You will no doubt have seen news reports about the fatbergs that are blocking up our sewage systems. These huge blockages are comprised of everything from cooking oil to nappies and sanitary products. But one of the biggest culprits is wet wipes. Now Thames Water has launched a campaign to make people more aware of […]

Always Check That Your Plumber Is Gas Safe Registered!

When sorting out emergency plumbers in Edinburgh and elsewhere around the country, always make sure that you check their credentials so you know they’re professional, experienced and reputable tradesmen. If you don’t, you run the risk of someone coming to do a job that they don’t have the skill level to complete – which ultimately […]

Solid Gold Toilet Pinched From Blenheim Palace!

A solid gold working toilet – known as America, which visitors have been allowed to use in the past – has been stolen from Blenheim Palace. According to Thames Valley Police, a gang broke in earlier last month (September) and made off with the piece of art, which had previously been on display at the […]

Could Your Boiler Be Dangerous?

Over the summer you probably haven’t given a great deal of thought to your boiler. After all, in the warmer weather you’re unlikely to want central heating and it’s only when the colder weather arrives as autumn kicks in that you start to think about turning your heating back on. Ideal Home recently shared research […]

One In 20 Homes Have Dangerous Appliances

Brits have been reminded of the importance of regularly maintaining household appliances with boiler services in Edinburgh after it has been revealed one in 20 houses are home to dangerous devices. British Gas has released results of a survey of 3,050 adults during its Gas Safety Week (September 16th to 22nd), which showed engineers found […]

Want To Sell Your House? Consider Eco Renovation Work

Homeowners planning on selling their current house and upping sticks to go elsewhere might want to prioritise eco-friendly home improvements before putting the property on the market, given new research revealing that energy efficiency is now a top priority for both homeowners and investors alike. The study, carried out by estate agent Jackson-Stops, revealed that […]

5ft Python Found Wrapped Around A Boiler!

When you have boiler problems (as we all do from time to time), chances are that the last thing you would expect to find when investigating the issue is a 5ft royal python wrapped around your appliance, wouldn’t you agree? But this is exactly what happened to one hapless homeowner in Islington, north London late […]