10 Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bills

Householders were hit with budget-busting energy price hikes in 2021 – a trend that looks set to continue well into the new year. Here are some ways to claw back some cash on your heating bills and help the environment at the same time. Small steps Individually these measures offer modest gains but put them…

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How to Escape Christmas Scammers

Which classic festive song opens with the line, “It’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid.”? Easy, eh? It’s Band Aid’s “Do They Know it’s Christmas?”. And while no one should be scared during the festive season, we should all be aware of one set of people hell-bent on cheating people out of Christmas…

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Is Your Home Making You Sick?

For most of us, our home is a haven. But what if it is making you ill? Mould and damp Mould and damp are caused by excess moisture in the home – perhaps due to leaking pipes, roof damage, or condensation build-up. They can cause respiratory issues, nausea and vomiting, and general illness, so it’s…

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Low-Carbon Living from around the World

With the interest raised by the COP26 summit highlighting the desperate need to cut carbon emissions, housing sustainability has become a hot topic. In the UK, there’s been lots of talk about using new technology to help reduce our carbon footprint. Given the average UK household emits 2.7 tonnes of CO2 a year from heating…

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