Everything there is to know about heating systems, energy saving, care plans and more.
How to unclog a waste drain
Yes, that’s right, unclogging a waste drain is something you can try yourself. It’s not the most pleasant task in the world, but it's pretty easy.
Vaillant ecoFit Pure 825 Combi - Review
In our latest review, we took a look at Vaillant's ecoFit Pure 825 combi boiler - an ideal choice for homeowners looking for a small yet powerful 25kW gas boiler.
Worcester 35CDi Classic System - Review
In our latest review, we took a closer at 35kW system boiler, the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 35CDi Classic System - a highly efficient and powerful boiler.
How to repair a fuse in a fuse box
Looking to replace a fuse? Luckily, it's not as complicated as you might think. Understand the purpose of fuses and the reasons why they blow in our guide.
Worcester 38CDi Classic Combi - Review
In our latest combi boiler review, we took a look at the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 38CDi Classic Combi - a powerful yet highly efficient combination boiler.
Do you need home cover?
You can’t always prevent all the tiny issues from happening in your home, which is why home emergency cover may be exactly what you're looking for.
What is a powerflush?
Find out how much a powerflush costs, what they're good for, whether you may need one and what the difference is between a powerflush and a chemical flush.
How to unclog your kitchen drain
Food or oil can contribute to blocked kitchen drains. In a few easy steps, you can easily unblock your drains, or prevent any future clogging.
How to prevent blocked drains
Suffering with blocked kitchen sinks, bath tubs or bathroom sinks? We're here to help with our guide on how to avoid blocking drains.
Why you should avoid cheap boilers
Thinking of buying and installing a budget boiler? Before you do, take a look at why it's better to spend a little extra on a boiler for your own peace of mind.
Vaillant ecoTec Green iQ 843 - Review
We took a closer look at Vaillant's ecoTec Green iQ 843 for you - the upgrade to the popular 835 model with some environmentally friendly features.
Worcester 30Ri vs 30CDi Classic Regular
In our latest edition of the battle of the boilers, we have two Worcester Bosch regular boilers: the Greenstar 30Ri and the 30CDi Classic Regular.
Types of boilers
Find out everything there is to know about the different types of domestic boilers - from condensing over combi and conventional to system boilers.
What is a condensing boiler?
Find out what condensing boilers are, how they differ from other types of boilers, their energy and cost-saving benefits and much more.
Ideal Logic+ 24 Combi - Review
We take a look at the Ideal Logic Plus 24C boiler - How efficient is it? Could this be their best boiler yet? And how does it match up to the competition?
A guide to geothermal energy
Explore the solution to the problem solar power users are faced with at night and during darker days with the use of home storage batteries. Find out more here.
Vaillant ecoTec Plus 418 Boiler - Review
In our review of the Vaillant ecoTec Plus 418 regular boiler, we took a look at its size, compatibility with controls and its sturdy 18kW output.
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 25i - Review
We took a good look at Worcester Bosch's Greenstar 25i combi boiler - Just how good is the UK's most popular boiler and the successor to the 24i Junior?
9 signs it's time for a new boiler
Recognise the 9 typical signs that help you establish whether you need a simple boiler repair or a completely new replacement boiler.
Worcester 30Si Compact Combi - Review
We took a closer look at the popular (and small) Worcester Bosch's Greenstar 30Si Compact combination boiler - Just how good is the boiler compared to the 30i?
Preparing Your Boiler For Winter
Find out how you can keep your home warm and comfortable through the cold winter months with a few simple steps and some boiler maintenance.
Vaillant ecoTec Plus 825 Combi - Review
In this review, we took a closer look at Vaillant's ecoTec Plus 825 - a small yet powerful combination boiler for smaller homes and flats.
Introducing the new Nest Thermostat E
We've tested Nest's latest model, the Nest Thermostat E - a cheaper alternative to the 3rd Gen. Nest but with all the energy and money-saving features.
ecoTec Pro 24 vs Greenstar 25i
It's the battle of the high-end combi boilers. We pit Vaillant's ecoTec Pro 24 against the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 25i. Find out which one is better!
Worcester 42CDi Classic Combi - Review
In our most recent Worcester review, we took a lot at the Greenstar 42CDi Classic Combi - a highly powerful and efficient 42kW combination boiler.
Vaillant Boiler Error Codes
We've listed some of the most common error codes that could appear on your Vaillant boiler.
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 36CDi - Review
We took a closer look at Worcester Bosch's popular 36kW compact combination boiler, the Greenstar 36CDi Compact combi - a highly efficient and powerful combi.
A guide to storage batteries
Explore the solution to the problem solar power users are faced with at night and during darker and cloudy days. Find out more here.
What to do in a power cut?
If you're experiencing regular power cuts, or this is the first time, there's a few steps you can take to solve the problem. Find out what to do next.
Nest Learning Thermostat - Review
We took a look at the Nest's learning smart thermostat - a highly intelligent thermostat with great features, self-learning and a metallic circular design.
What is a Landlord Gas Safety Record?
If you're looking to become a landlord, you need to have all gas appliances and flues inspected every year. Read more in our guide on the LGSR/CP12.
Boiler controls not working?
Boiler timers and thermostats are essential to control your home's temperature, which is why it can be frustrating when they stop working.
What is boiler insurance?
Everything you need to know about boiler insurance. What is boiler insurance? Is boiler insurance worth it?
How does a thermostat work?
Find out how what a central heating thermostat is, what types there are, how they work and how to get the most of them by using them correctly.
How to save energy at home
Take a look at some of our top tips to reduce your energy use at home and start saving on those monthly energy bills - You can start to save money today!
Why do Hometree use video surveys?
Hometree's experienced engineers use video calls to your smartphone to complete your boiler survey, rather than the traditional salesperson home visit.
Vaillant ecoTec Plus 412 Boiler - Review
We took a closer look at one of Vaillant's most popular regular boilers, the Vaillant ecoTec Plus 412 - a highly efficient boiler with a 12kW heating output.
What is boiler kettling?
Is your boiler sounding like a kettle coming to the boil? If your boiler has started making a lot of noise, chances are there's a build up of limescale.
Vaillant ecoFit Pure 830 Combi - Review
Vaillant's ecoFit Pure 830 combination boiler - a popular choice for homeowners looking for an efficient 30kW combi boiler with a powerful flow rate.
What is boiler cover?
Everything you need to know about boiler cover. What is boiler cover? Is boiler cover worth it?
Vaillant ecoTec Plus 832 Combi - Review
In this review, we took a closer look at Vaillant's ecoTec Plus 832 - a small yet powerful combination boiler for smaller homes and flats.
Vaillant ecoTec Green iQ 835 - Review
We took a closer look at Vaillant's ecoTec Green iQ 835 for you - the most environmentally friendly condensing wall-mounted combi boiler.
How to unblock an outside drain
Drain unblocker tasks are relatively easy to carry out yourself and chances are you won’t need to call out the experts. We're here to help.
Vaillant ecoTec Pro 30 Combi - Review
In our review of the Vaillant ecoTec Pro 30 combi boiler, we take a look at its performance and efficiency. Could this be the perfect fit for your home?
Is a regular boiler right for you?
In this guide, we're here to help you find the right boiler for your home. This time, we focus in on regular boilers (also known as conventional or heat only).
Vaillant ecoFit Pure 418 Boiler - Review
In our latest review, we took a look at the Vaillant ecoFit Pure 418 regular boiler - a popular choice out of the Vaillant ecoFit Pure boiler range.
Carbon Monoxide: The Dangers
Discover the the dangers of carbon monoxide gas leaks, why it’s called the "silent killer" and how you can protect yourself.
Vaillant ecoFit Pure 835 Combi - Review
In our latest review, we took a look at the Vaillant ecoFit Pure 835 combination boiler - the most powerful combination boiler out of the ecoFit Pure range.
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 28CDi - Review
We took a closer look at Worcester Bosch's Greenstar 28CDi Compact combi boiler - a highly efficient and small combi boiler with great features.
Asbestos in boiler insulation
Learn more about the dangers of asbestos - What is it? How dangerous is it? What are the symptoms, and how can you avoid it?
Worcester 34CDi Classic Combi - Review
In our latest combi boiler review, we took a look at the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 34CDi Classic Combi - a powerful yet highly efficient combination boiler.
What is a boiler service?
If you're looking to maintain your boiler, an annual boiler service will include checks and tests carried out by a Gas Safe engineer. Find out more today.
A guide to radiator valves
Find out everything about the different types of valves that exist for radiators - from manual valves over thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) to smart options.
How to replace a blown fuse
Blowing a fuse or tripping a fuse switch is easily done – especially if you’re multi-tasking with electrical items. Find out how to replace a fuse today.
Worcester Bosch Wave - Review
We had a quick look at Worcester Bosch's latest thermostat offering, this time with their Wave smart thermostat. Could it be the thermostat for you?
Magnetic filters & limescale inhibitors
Everything you need to know about magnetic filters and limescale inhibitors! From what they are and why they're essential for your home central heating system.
What’s The Ideal Room Temperature?
Not sure what temperature your house should be? Or the most economical temperature for central heating? We took a look at how you could make an energy saving.
Worcester 30i vs Worcester 29CDi Classic
It's the battle of the high-end combi boilers, this time between two Worcester Bosch boilers: the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 30i vs 29CDi Classic combi boiler.
A guide to central heating controls
Everything there is to know about central heating controls! From old-school mechanical boiler thermostats to smart wireless boiler controls.
Smart thermostats - vSMART vs Wave
The Battle of the Thermostats continues - this time we pit the Worcester Wave and Vaillant vSMART against each other - how will they compare?
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 29CDi - Review
We took a closer look at Worcester Bosch's Greenstar 29CDi Classic combi boiler - a highly efficient and small combi boiler with great features.
Power shower vs electric shower
Power showers and electric showers are topics that seem to confuse a lot of us, and we're here to explain how each of them work and the benefits of each.
Vaillant ecoFit Pure 415 Boiler - Review
In our latest review, we took a closer look at the ecoFit Pure 415 - Vaillant's popular 15kW regular boiler choice for those with traditional heating systems.
Worcester Bosch Greenstar 25Si - Review
We took a look at the Worcester Greenstar 25Si Compact, the smaller alternative to the massively popular 25i combi boiler - Can it still pack a punch?
How to test smoke alarms in your home
For you and your family's safety, it's important that your smoke alarms are regularly tested so that you can be aware of any incidents. Read more.
Tado Smart Thermostat - Review
In our latest review, we had a look at the Tado smart thermostat, the "new kid on the block" in the world of smart tech with a stunning futuristic LED display.
Vaillant ecoTec Plus 415 Boiler - Review
We took a closer look at the Vaillant ecoTec Plus 415 regular boiler - a highly efficient boiler boasting German engineering and a 15kW heating output.
Programmable vs smart thermostats
Discover all there is to know about the differences between classic, programmable thermostats and their most modern counterpart - smart thermostats.
Vaillant ecoTec Pro 28 Combi - Review
We took a look at Vaillant's most popular 28kW combi boiler, the ecoTec Pro 28 - How well does it perform in comparison to a Worcester Bosch alternative?
What can a new boiler really save me?
Find out how much money a new A-rated condensing boiler could save you on your annual energy bills and check whether a new boiler could pay for itself!
What is a conventional boiler?
Find out what conventional boilers are, how they work and why they are a popular choice for anyone in an area with low water pressure.
Vaillant ecoFit Pure 412 Boiler - Review
We took a closer look at the Vaillant ecoFit Pure 412 - a popular 12kW regular boiler choice for those with smaller homes and traditional heating systems.
Is a system boiler right for you?
If you’re unsure of which boiler will suit your home, we’re here to help. In this guide, we focus in on system boilers.
Vaillant ecoTec Pro 24 Combi - Review
We reviewed Vaillant's ecoTec Pro 24 combi boiler - How will it compare to the competition, especially the Worcester 25i - the UK's most popular boiler?
A guide to hot water cylinders
Learn more about hot water cylinders, from how they store your water as well as how hot water Is distributed through your home. Find out more here.
Worcester Greenstar 15i System - Review
In our latest system boiler review, we took a look at the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 15i - a highly efficient, wall-mounted 15kW system boiler.
5 reasons you should service your boiler
If you're wondering why an annual boiler service is important, we're here to help. Take a look at our top 5 reasons why today!
What is a system boiler?
Find out what system boilers are, how they work and why they are a popular choice with larger families or homes with multiple bathrooms.
A guide to solar energy
Find out everything there is to know about solar energy solutions: types of solar energy solutions, how they work, available incentives and much more.
What is an immersion heater?
Some opt for a combi boiler, others go for renewables and a small number of people choose an immersion heater. Learn more today.
The ErP directive
Learn about the EU's Energy related Product Directive (ErP), which helps you keep an eye on the energy efficiency of your everyday energy appliances.
Baxi EcoBlue+ vs Ideal Logic+
It's the battle of the mid-range combi boilers. We pit Baxi's EcoBlue+ against the Ideal Logic+ to find out out which one is better value for money.
Honeywell Lyric T6 - Review
We took a closer look at Honeywell's T6 Smart Thermostat - an easy to install smart thermostat with an array of great features and a modern cuboid design.