Advice hub

Maintain and protect your home year round

Here in Ireland, we’re no strangers to getting four seasons of weather in one day. That’s why it’s so important to make sure your home is protected. Pipes can freeze over in cold snaps, for example, or boilers might not work when it’s time to switch the heat back on.

In this hub, you can:

  • Discover simple tasks to protect your home as the weather gets colder
  • Learn what to do ahead of a storm
  • Find out how to maintain your home all year round.

And if you need some professional support, remember we’re here to help. We’ve been keeping boilers running smoothly and homes cosy for over 35 years.

Our services

We offer a wide range of installation and repair services to keep your home safe and warm all year round. Whether it’s a big or a small job, you’ll find all the information you need on our services hub.

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Our video hub

We’ve put together a range of short videos on how you can maintain a safe, warm and energy efficient home and tackle any issues that arise with the changing weather. These include: how to reset your boiler, how to bleed your radiator and how to protect your home in advance of a storm.

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Prepare your home for cold weather

There are lots of simple things you can do to protect your home from the cold. We’ve put together some short videos to help you prevent any problems before they happen.

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Protecting your pipes

If your pipes freeze, you can end up with no running water, a broken-down boiler or even burst pipes. Follow our easy steps to protect your pipes when the temperature drops.

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Heating not working? 

If your heating isn’t working, something simple could be causing the issue. We’ve put together some quick and easy steps that’ll hopefully fix the problem and get your heat back on.

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Protect your home in stormy weather 

If a storm is on the way, there are a few simple things you can do to prepare your home in advance. And it’s good to know what to do during a storm, to stay safe and avoid any damage to your property.

We’ve put together some short videos on how to protect your home when the weather takes a turn for the worse.

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Pay As You Go emergency credit

It’s always a good idea to make sure you’ve plenty of credit on your gas and electricity meters, especially ahead of extreme weather when it might be impossible to get to your usual top-up location.

To give you some peace of mind when the weather takes a turn for the worse, all our Pay As You Go meters now have €20 emergency credit, just in case.

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Remember, you can top up your electricity meter online at any time. 

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