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Every year, we install hundreds of replacement oil boilers, oil tanks and radiators to households across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Rutland, Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. We also install smart technologies to reduce heating bills, including smart thermostats and smart radiator valves. We are asked regularly for unbiased advice by customers and potential customers, so we have decided to write a number of … Read more

Top tips to halve your oil heating bills while increasing the value of your home

Money being burnt

In this article, we present our top tips for substantially reducing your annual oil heating costs. In the current energy crisis, households across Cambridgeshire and East Anglia are increasingly seeking ways to reduce their heating and energy bills. However, it is important to invest in measures that deliver the biggest benefits. Our guide – targeted at households with oil-fired heating – … Read more

Comparing the running costs of oil, gas and electric heating, including heat pumps

Given the current cost of living crisis, it’s important to understand how much it actually costs to run a home heating system. Otherwise, you risk being fooled by all the misinformation that is available online. We’ve been gathering the latest pricing information for different forms of heating to give a definitive assessment based on prices now, and how they will change … Read more

Smart thermostats and smart radiator valves can reduce heating bills by 31 to 40% and cut harmful emissions

Smart radiator valve

In this guide, we explain smart thermostats and smart radiator valves, and discuss the benefits from these smart technologies. We show that huge heating bill savings (31-40%) can be achieved from a combination of a smart thermostat and smart radiator valves to control heating on a per-room basis. This will ensure that energy is never wasted heating a room when this … Read more

A fireproof oil tank allows placement adjacent to buildings and boundaries

Tuffa Tanks fireproof

Conventional heating oil tanks have to be isolated from other structures to reduce the risk a fire originating from a building spreading to the oil tank. Under Building Regulations, minimum fire separation distances are required from other structures. These can severely limit the possible locations for siting a replacement oil tank. External non-combustible fire barriers can potentially be used – which … Read more

Our replacement oil boilers are compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) without modification to cut greenhouse gases by 90%

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Environmental concerns have, quite rightly, become much more important to our customers, and we are committed to providing cost-effective heating solutions that are kind to the planet. Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) is a game changer for homes in Cambridgeshire and East Anglia currently with oil heating. Unlike alternatives such as heat pumps, HVO allows households to keep their existing oil heating … Read more

Why now is the perfect time to upgrade to an oil combi boiler

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In the current environment, households in our region are experiencing large increases in their energy costs. We have noticed a big increase in the number of people enquiring about having an oil combi boiler installed. There hasn’t been a better time to upgrade to an oil combi boiler, to bring down high heating costs and achieve payback within months. With high … Read more

Where and when to buy heating oil to save £100s per year

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Compared with electrical and gas heating, where you have to buy at the going rate with your existing supplier at the time of use, oil heating has two huge advantages: you can purchase heating oil from any supplier you choose every time you fill your oil tank up the ability to store heating oil in an oil tank, giving you flexibility … Read more

Replacing your boiler is the most profitable home improvement according to GoCompare

Home improvement profits

GoCompare Home Insurance have teamed up with property expert Henry Pryor to identify the home improvements that give the best and worst returns. They have produced their Property Investment Calculator to guide homeowners on spending their money on the best improvements – those that actually add significant value to their property. Of the many improvements considered, installing a new boiler generates … Read more