How to save money and energy around the home: fitting loft insulation, cavity wall insulation and draught proofing.
Making your home more energy efficient doesn’t have to be expensive; some of the best low carbon ideas are also low cost.

You can spend thousands of pounds making your home more energy efficient by having double glazing fitted. But you can start making savings with a budget of just a few pounds. If you’ve spent a couple of winters in your home you’ll probably know – all too well - where it loses heat. And even if you've just moved in you can do a quick check to work out if it's losing heat and therefore wasting money.

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If you want to keep the water out of your property, what can you use apart from sandbags?
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 flood water out of your home? Is there anything more hi-tech? And, if so, is it more effective?

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12-02-2014
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If you want to make your home more energy efficient, you can get cashback
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, double glazing or draught proofing, with up to around £1,000 on offer, depending on what you decide to buy. How does it work and who qualifies for it?

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