Energy bills could keep on rising for 17 years

Energy prices could continue to rise for 17 years

Five of the six big energy companies recently announced that their prices will be going up this winter. A new report from National Audit Office suggests that this trend could continue for another 17 years. The cost of gas, electricity and water is expected to increase at a higher rate than inflation, and lower income households will be the most affected.

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External Wall Insulation: Everything You Need To Know

External wall insulation: everything you need to know

If you live in an older house, you have probably noticed that you spend a lot of money keeping it warm in the winter. You may also notice that even when the house is warm inside, some of the walls feel cold to the touch or have condensation. That’s because most pre-1920’s homes (which includes most terraced houses) have solid brick walls which are poor at keeping in the heat. The good news is this – solid walls can be treated with External Wall Insulation.

How does external wall insulation work? How do you know if your house is suitable? How can you get a grant to help with the cost? Read on and find out.

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