Tips and Advice
During the cold weather, customers often have trouble with frozen pipes. A drop in temperature can cause water in pipes to freeze, triggering a burst when it thaws. A repair is then urgently needed, bringing you expense and inconvenience at a time of year when you’d least want to face it.
To help you to have a stress-free winter, here are some top tips on protecting your home or business over the colder months and how to deal with frozen pipes.
Wrap up those pipes!
During the cold weather, we often have trouble with frozen pipes and taps. A drop in temperature can cause water in pipes to freeze, triggering a burst when it thaws. A repair is then urgently needed, bringing you expense and inconvenience at a time of year when you’d least want to face it. Claim your free lagging kit and get your pipes wrapped up today!
Let's raise the roof!
Be sure to check your roof for lose or broken tiles! These can allow the cold air in to the house, and also let out the warm air too! Be sure to get these fixed as soon as possible so you can keep yourself and your house nice and toasty this winter!
What's the crack?
Check your internal and external walls for cracks holes! Cracks and holes are another way to let the freezing cold air in! It may a relatively easy fix, and you'll feel the benefit straight away!
When I'm cleanin' windows!
Check your windows for any gaps that can allow drafts in, if possible ditch your single glazed windows and get double glazed windows installed instead!
On the blink boilers!
There's nothing worse than a broken down boiler at winter time! Be sure that you're boiler has been serviced!
Check those cavities!
Ensure that your walls and roof have had insulation fitted! There's often a local government incentive which will allow you to have this done for free or at a subsidised rate! Contact your local council for more information!