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Feel safe and secure with our new tariff – Home Safe Fix April 2017

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When it comes to your home, safety is often key. According to National Grid, last summer there were around 30,000 dangerous incidents relating to gas in the home. These included gas leaks, fires, explosions and over 9,500 cases of carbon monoxide poisoning*. Our new tariff Home Safe Fix April 2017 offers both safety and security. Read the full post

Your Gas Meter Safety Inspection

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Make sure your gas meter is happy and healthy Gas Meter Safety Inspections are important because your gas meter’s important. Even if you send us regular meter readings, we need to make sure your meter is working properly – if it’s old or damaged, it could be dangerous. That’s why you should make sure your Read the full post

'Insulation, insulation, insulation' says Phil.

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Does your home have carbon appeal as well as curb appeal? Phil Spencer shares his tips on making your home more energy efficient, and saleable. Boosting your curb and carbon appeal Property programmes have taught us a lot about buying and selling houses. We all know that a little effort and a lick of paint Read the full post

Ice in theory

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There’s a theory – more of a scientific myth, really – that hot water freezes faster than cold water. Some scientists argue that this is due to a phenomenon known as the Mpemba effect. Other scientists argue that this phenomenon does not exist at all. So, curious creatures that we are – and intrigued as Read the full post

A heated debate

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Making lunch the other day, a simple question was posed: is it better to boil the kettle or use a saucepan to heat water for cooking? Before we knew it (but after eating, naturally) a very clever experiment had been planned. Who’d have known that rustling up some noodles could be so complicated? The first Read the full post

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