As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, it’s important to prepare your home for everything the colder months can bring.
There are plenty of things you can do to help prepare your home and minimise the risk of any problems this winter.
Check your heating
We’ve put together some handy tips to help you make sure your boiler is working properly, as well as some things to check if something doesn’t seem quite right.
Draught-proof doors and windows
Draught-proofing is one of the cheapest and most effective ways to save energy and money in your home. If you’re not sure where to start, our energy saving advice service can help you.
We’ve got lots of tips and advice to help you save money and energy and reduce your household waste too.
Avoid frozen pipes
Cold weather can freeze pipes, so it’s a good idea to keep your home warm by putting the heating on regularly. Even if you’re going away for a few days, it’s always good to make sure your heating comes on regularly in the morning and evening during the colder months.
If you’re worrying about the price of your energy bills, there’s lots of government initiatives and our energy saving services to help you save this winter
You can also visit our Winter-Ready page to find lots of advice and links to service to help you make sure you’re ready for the colder months.