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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.

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.

Simple DIY Around The House

Read our handy guide for simple DIY you can do around the home yourself to save time and money, including plumbing maintenance, quick boiler fixes and basic DIY.

Tips To Avoid Home Emergencies

These helpful tips will help you take care of your home and avoid home emergencies. Take out Complete Home Emergency Cover with Home Emergency Assist to protect your home.

Prepare Your Home For Spring

Now that spring’s approaching and the warmer weather means you’re not using your boiler and central heating as often, it’s the best time to do some much needed home maintenance.

How To Protect Your Home’s Security

Do you know how to best protect your home’s security, including your locks, doors or windows? Our latest blog post has tips for avoiding losing your keys and more!

How To Switch Your Boiler Cover

Switching your boiler & central heating cover to Home Emergency Assist couldn’t be more simple. We’ve put together a handy guide for you of things to think about.

Protect What You Love

Protect what you love in our February sale and save up to 50% on Boiler & Heating, Plumbing & Drainage or Complete Home Emergency Cover as well as our Appliance Insurance.

What To Do With Roof Damage

Roof damage can be extremely costly to repair if not caught quickly. Find out what to do in the event you have missing, broken or loose roof tiles to avoid damage to your home.

Enhanced Vs. Premium Cover

Our Home Emergency insurance is flexible to meet your needs, with different packages and cover levels available. Find out the differences with our handy guide.

Preparing For A Winter Lockdown

With winter well and truly here and with millions of us already in a second lockdown, it’s more important than ever to maintain your boiler, pipes and drains and vital kitchen appliances.

Electrical Fire Safety Week

It’s Electrical Fire Safety Week – do you know how to spot the sign of faulty wiring? We’ve put together some simple steps to avoid suffering a devastating fire.

Preventing Your Pipes From Freezing

Frozen pipes can burst in cold weather which leads to trying to find an emergency plumber or expensive repair bills. Find out how to protect your pipes as the cold weather approaches.

Insurance Vs. Maintenance Contracts

There are many different types of Home Emergency Cover on the market. Find out the difference between an insurance plan and a maintenance plan with our article.


Unblocktober is a month-long campaign to improve the health of your drains, plumbing and sewers and to help save the environment. Find out how to look after your drains.

Appliance Cover Vs. Appliance Warranty

Do you know the difference between appliance insurance and a manufacturer’s warranty when you’re protecting your white goods? Read our guide to find out more.

Turning Your Boiler On After Summer

Problems with your boiler can occur after a long period of inactivity over the summer months. Find out how you can solve the problem with our guide to switching your boiler back on.

It’s Gas Safety Week!

It’s Gas Safety Week 14th – 20th September. Read our tips for keeping safe in your home when it comes to gas appliances and the engineers that are qualified to service them.

Save Water And Money Today!

Read our helpful tips and tricks and find out how much money you can save on your water and energy bills along with saving the environment by becoming more energy efficient!

Carbon Monoxide Safety

While we’re all staying at home a little more than normal, it’s important you know the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning. Read on to find out more above the signs and how to prevent it.

Covid-19 Claims Experience

Find out how we’re helping people with their emergencies whilst in lockdown and how we’re ensuring the safety of our customers and staff, with our customer’s account of her claim.

Boiler Efficiency Guide

Read our handy guide to find out what you need to know about boiler efficiency, what to look for and how it can help you save money on your household heating bills.