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Real Tips from Real Engineers: How to Keep Your Home Safe and Warm All Year Round

Hometree is serious about good service. From our UK-based call centre staff to our nationwide network of engineers, our dedicated team is committed to providing the best possible customer experience.

Home Maintenance in 2024: A Guide to Efficiency and Savings

As we make strides into the new year, maintaining a comfortable and efficient home is essential for both your peace of mind and your bank balance.

How to Bleed a Radiator Without a Key

The way to bleed a radiator depends on the type you have and the tools available to you. Radiator keys are easy to misplace, but given the right alternatives and know-how, you can still bleed a radiator without one.

Our latest blogs

Why should I get my boiler serviced?

As winter approaches are there any essential purchases for your home that you should make? A new carpet or perhaps a new TV for Christmas? Whilst both of these are undoubtedly worth having, what happens if your gas central heating stops working because of a boiler breakdown? Are you prepared to be cold and miserable in the freezing winter months? Have you a contingency fund for an emergency boiler repair, or an even more expensive bill for a new boiler? If the answer is no, perhaps taking out boiler cover should be your priority this winter.

A Guide to Boiler Servicing

A boiler service is a thorough assessment of your household’s boiler. It includes a series of checks and tests, and cleaning, to help the boiler operate correctly and safely. As a homeowner or landlord, getting your boiler serviced regularly is important and, in this guide, we’ll tell you everything you might need to know.

Why is it better to service a boiler in summer than winter?

Chances are, as you’re enjoying the warm summer months by relaxing in the sun or eating al fresco, you won’t give your boiler service a second thought. But should you? Is a summer boiler service something to think about?

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