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Here you’ll find our blog articles giving tips and information about boilers, central heating, plumbing and appliances along with more information about home emergency insurance.

Fix Common Fridge Freezer Faults

Learn how to fix the most common fridge freezer faults and prolong the life of your appliance. Find out how Appliance Cover can help.

Hard Water & Your Appliances

Did you know hard water could adversely affect your important kitchen appliances? Find out how to protect them in our article.

Using Your Boiler In Warmer Weather

If you’re wondering whether you should turn your boiler off in warmer weather, this guide is for you. Protect your boiler, even when you’re using it less.

Save Money On Your Energy Bills

With the cost of living at its highest in a decade, we’ve put together some simple ideas to help you save energy – and money.

Checks Before You Go On Holiday

Planning to go on holiday? Follow our simple guide for preparing your home before you go to keep it – and you – as safe as possible.

Why Washing Machine Insurance?

Protect yourself against the inconvenience of a broken-down appliance by taking out Appliance Insurance.

Register My Appliance Week

Less than a third of all appliances are registered, leaving owners untraceable in the event of a recall. Read more about registering your appliances.

What Is A Powerflush?

All central heating systems will need a powerflush at some point in their lifespan as it’s easy for sludge, rust and debris to build up in the pipes.

Essential Maintenance Jobs For Spring

As the weather warms up, now is the time to give your home some home maintenance and fix any lingering issues that have worsened over winter.

How Efficient Is Your Boiler?

Find out how efficient your boiler is and ways you could save money with these simple tips to enhance your boiler efficiency.

What To Do In A Power Cut?

If you’re experiencing regular power cuts, or even if this is the first time you’ve experienced one, find out what to do.

5 Tips To Avoid Boiler Breakdown

Find out what a boiler is and how it works to keep your home warm and your water hot along with how the different types of boiler work.

New Years Sale – 22% Discount!

Save 22% on Home Emergency Cover, including boiler and heating insurance, in our January Sale. Hurry – offer ends 31.01.2022.

Make Insurance Your Resolution

If you’re adding items to your New Years’ Resolution list, find out why Home Emergency insurance should be on it and how easy it is to get.

Kitchen Tech To Destress Christmas

Find out about the smart kitchen appliances which’ll save you time and put you at ease during the festivities. Get a helping hand this Christmas!

Electrical Fire Safety Week 2021

Each year, the Government’s Fire Kills campaign promotes electrical fire safety in the home. Read our tips for keeping safe at home.

Your Boiler: The Basics

Find out what a boiler is and how it works to keep your home warm and your water hot along with how the different types of boiler work.

Thawing A Frozen Condensate Pipe

You get your boiler serviced once a year and make sure it’ll well maintained, but it can still struggle if the condensate pipe is frozen. Find out how to thaw it.

Unblocktober 2021

Change your kitchen and bathroom habits to improve the health of your plumbing and drainage and save the environment too. Read our simple tips today!

Boiler Switch On Month

From getting the right heating temperature to an annual service, here’s our tips on restarting your boiler after being turned off over the summer – get prepared for the colder months ahead!

Gas Safety Week 2021

Find out more about this national safety campaign designed to promote gas safety and keep you and your family safe at home. Read our tips for a safe home.

Change Your Laundry Habits

With some simple changes to your laundry habits you can save money and the environment! We’ve put together some straightforward tips to help you make the change.

How To Look After Your Taps Yourself

Leaking taps can add as much as £100 to your water bills in a year as well as being bad for the environment! Find out how to fix this potentially costly problem yourself with our handy guide.

What Appliance Cover Covers You For

Having Appliance Cover in place before a fault develops is important so you know you’ll be covered in the event that your kitchen appliance breaks down. Find out more.

Gas Boiler Services: what we check

A boiler service helps ensure your boiler and central heating system stay running as smoothly as possible. Find out what our Gas Safe registered engineers will check during the service

Make Your Fridge Freezer Last Longer

Your fridge/freezer is one of your most important kitchen appliances, so a breakdown is the last thing you need. Find out how to prolong its lifespan and keep it running at its best.

Register Your Boiler And/Or Appliance

Registering your boiler and/or appliances is important to making sure we have all the information needed in the event of you needing to make a claim.

Dishwasher Problems: How To Fix Them

We’ve put together a handy guide to help you diagnose your dishwasher problems and what might be going wrong, including leaks, cold water and too much noise.

Why You Need Home Emergency Cover

Home Emergency Cover can help protect you against broken boilers, burst pipes and more. Read our latest blog post to find out more about how it can help you.

How To Prolong The Life Of Your Oven

Cleaning your oven is an important chore to help prolong its lifespan and keep it working at it’s best. We’ve put together some top tips for you to help maintain your appliance.