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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.

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One in ten Brits have made love to keep warm

Brits across the UK are trying everything they can to avoid putting the heating on with one in ten (10%) saying they have made love to keep warm, according to new research by Hometree, the online boiler installation company.

‘Temperature Tantrums’ over the heating as the colder months roll in

According to a recent Hometree consumer study, Generation Z (those born in 1996 onwards) are twice as likely to have a temperature tantrum than over 55s. Our findings indicate that two thirds (66%) of 16-24s say they have argued over when to turn the heating on at home compared to a third of over 55s.

Throw-away Brits needlessly upgrade tech products, except boilers

In our fast-paced world where innovative products are constantly being launched, new research from Hometree has found that the majority of Brits admitted they have upgraded a product just for the sake of it, even it was still in good working order. In a survey of over 2,000 UK adults, three in five (59%) admitted to upgrading a product needlessly. Of these people 35% said they just ‘fancied a change’, and 19% because they found a model that looked better.

9 signs it’s time for a new boiler

How do you know when it’s time to replace your residential boiler? It’s not always easy to tell, and most of the problems which affect boilers happen in winter, when a faulty boiler could cause you untold problems. We’ll explore the 9 tell-tale signs that might mean it’s time for you to invest in a new model.

The types of house locks

When purchasing locks for your home, there are many things to consider, with the most important of all being security. After all, that’s why you purchase door locks in the first place!

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