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How to avoid the cowboy traders

If you don’t have home emergency cover or any other 247 Home Rescue service plan, and you encounter a home emergency, serious electrical problems or any other problem, you may be tempted to find any old tradesman so you can have the issue resolved as quickly as possible. Be warned – this haste could be…

Key Statistics

Repairing a gas boiler costs an average of £235.37 (source: MoneySupermarket) Replacing a boiler sets people back an average of between £750 and £1, 000 Money Advice Service research found 33% of UK adults have no savings at all, with 48% of homeowners worrying about how they will handle unexpected bills and 25% saying they…

What is the Gas Safe Register?

You might have heard of the Gas Safe Register. In 2009, this organisation supplanted CORGI as the body all gas engineers must register with if they are to work on gas fittings and appliances. It is actually illegal for people to perform any installation, maintenance, servicing or repair work on any gas fitting or appliance…