How To Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

frozen pipe

During cold weather, it’s important that homeowners are aware of the dangers of burst pipes caused by freezing water. Just one burst pipe in the loft could mean water cascading through your property, ruining furnishings and belongings, and in some cases bringing ceilings down.

Illustration of Colin battling windy weather

Prepare Your Home For Winter Storms and High Winds

The prospect of facing winter storms and high winds can be daunting. However, there are plenty of basic things that you can take to protect yourself and minimise damage to your property.

  • Graham Barron
  • January 8, 2015

Prepare Your Home For Winter Snow Storms

A few light taps upon the pane made him turn to the window. It had begun to snow again. He watched sleepily the flakes, silver and dark, falling obliquely against the lamplight.
James Joyce The Dubliners

  • Graham Barron
  • January 1, 2015

Car Boot Checklist For Winter Driving

As the Boy Scouts would say, “Always be prepared”. Here’s our checklist of what to carry in your vehicle this winter, besides an ice scraper and de-icer:

  • Graham Barron
  • December 24, 2014
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Top Tips For Winter Driving

During the winter months, freezing conditions and low visibility can contribute to poor driving conditions, so it’s important to make sure your car is motorway ready.

  • Graham Barron
  • December 5, 2014