Our Top Tips For Driving In Wet Weather

Wet Weather driving

If you’re driving in wet weather, slippery road surfaces can result in less control and increased braking distances than usual. But there are plenty of things you can do to make your journey less stressful in poor conditions.

frozen pipe

How To Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

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.

  • Graham Barron
  • January 14, 2015
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