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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: September 23, 2013 | 1 Comment »

Central Heating or Immersion Heater It is usually cheaper to heat your hot water using your boiler if you have one. However if you are on an Economy 7 tariff it is cheaper to heat up the water overnight, during those economy hours. Using an immersion heater is the most expensive way of heating water Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: September 18, 2013 | No Comments »

Today we are going to reflect on how you can save money on heating your house. Even if your walls are the best insulated in the world, which they are probably not, some of the heat from a radiator is sent backwards into your walls. This heat loss is not so great with convection radiators, Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: September 12, 2013 | No Comments »

The autumn days are here, and it is traditionally the time that building plans get planned, as we contemplate the projects we want to start in the new year. This is a great time to go and get inspiration from the National Home Improvement Show, which is on from the 27-29 September at Olympia in Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: September 9, 2013 | No Comments »

I don’t want to put a damper on this whole heatwave thing, but with the lovely weather we have been experiencing, over the last 6 weeks or so, it is unlikely you have paid much attention to your central heating boiler. In a couple of month’s time however, the boiler will be on full blast Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: September 7, 2013 | No Comments »

The Heritage Hub is offering a unique opportunity to see the restoration project, which is underway by the National Trust at Attingham Park. The Nash Roof over the Picture Gallery is being restored, and Sarah Kay, who is the National Trust’s Attingham Park Curator, has agreed to conduct a tour, and talk about the works. Read on…