Our capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan is turning up the heat with a £1million fund towards combatting London’s cold homes this winter.
The initiative called ‘Better Boilers’ starts in January and is aimed at replacing or repairing broken boilers, helping fuel-poor Londoner’s that will struggle to heat their homes this winter.
The gritters are out up and down the country in preparation for a ‘polar vortex’ that is due move South form the Arctic tonight.
With winter rapidly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how best to prepare your home and family if worse comes to worst.
Whilst it might seem like an extreme measure to some, every home should have a home emergency kit. With luck, you’ll never need to use it. But you can never be over-prepared, plus once it’s done – it’s done. You don’t have to think about it again, until a time when you need it. Then you’ll thank yourself!
24|7 Home Rescue have put together some essential ingredients that should be in every home emergency kit, but always consider the specific needs of your family and include more items if need be, such as medication.
Thousands of lives have been put at risk as an investigation by Which? has revealed that 1 in 5 carbon monoxide detectors are ‘dodgy’.
The revelations have resulted in 10 unsafe devices being removed from sale by eBay and Amazon.