If you want to make your home more energy efficient, you can get cashback from the Green Deal
The Green Deal cashback scheme can give you money off insulation, double glazing or a new boiler
If you want to make your home more energy efficient, you could qualify for a government cashback. The Green Deal cashback (or Green Homes cashback, if you live in Scotland) offers cashback on the costs of getting insulation, a new condensing boiler, solid wall insulartion, double glazing or draught proofing. Today (19th February) the government said it would increase the level of cashback to up to £4,000. How does it work and who qualifies for it?
Flood prevention; how can you stop your house from flooding?
If you want to keep the water out of your property, what can you use apart from sandbags?
The recent pictures of the flooding in many parts of England and Wales show just how devastating flooding can be. Thousands of homes and buildings are currently protected with sandbags. But what are the other options if you want to keep floodwater out of your home? Is there anything more hi-tech? And, if so, is it more effective?
You can make energy-saving improvements to your home without having to pay all the costs upfront through the Green Deal
The government says it wants to make it easier for people to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. The much hyped Green Deal is a way to get energy efficient measures installed and to pay for them through the savings that you’re expected to make on your energy bills. Although the principle is a good one, in practice it does have some problems.