The Source blog. Get your home fixes Solved on Screen – live

Our next Solved on Screen YouTube Live event is on Wednesday 9th December at 1pm.

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We’ve all had to find new ways to keep busy at home this year. Since March we’ve baked enough sourdough to create the biggest shortage of flour in peacetime and we’ve attended morning PE with Joe Wicks in such numbers that he’s made it into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Now new British Gas research1 reveals that when we weren’t baking or doing burpees, most of us were fixing up our homes – and 48% of British homeowners and renters used online tutorials to help finish their jobs.

So for anyone in need of advice or guidance on home maintenance, our next Solved on Screen YouTube Live event is on Wednesday 9th December at 1pm.

Join on YouTube

My home is my castle

We’re a nation well-known for its ‘my home is my castle’ attitude and perhaps we’ve never taken more pride in our homes than now. With extended periods at home for many of us, homeowners and renters have been turning their hands to fixing up their properties – though 75% don’t believe that they’ve mastered home maintenance skills. And worryingly, one in fourteen households say that they’re heading into winter with unfinished home repairs.  

In normal times, many of us would come to rely on an expert tradesman to get us out of hot water – but this winter, in the face of the ongoing pandemic, almost half of British households (48%) understandably feel uncomfortable about inviting an expert into their home to help.

Get it solved on screen… from home!

As a handy solution for anyone in need of advice or guidance on home maintenance, British Gas has introduced Solved on Screen Live. We’re inviting everyone – whether a British Gas customer or not – to ask their questions of our expert engineers during live sessions hosted on our YouTube channel. Whether you’ve got a problem with your boiler or a rattle in your pipes, here’s your chance to get your problem solved, live on screen, from the comfort of your own home.

Our next Solved on Screen YouTube Live event is on Wednesday 9th December at 1pm.

Our expert engineer will be sharing our top tips to get your home cosy this Christmas and will be on hand to help answer your questions - get advice on:

  • Important winter checks and energy-saving tips
  • Common boiler problems and how to fix them
  • Looking after your radiators
  • Heating and thermostat issues

Join Solved on Screen

Simply join our YouTube Live at 1pm on Wednesday 9th December 2020.

If you’d like to ask a question in the Live Chat or set a reminder in YouTube, you’ll need a Google account. If you don’t already have a Google account, you can set one up here.

Join on YouTube

Our next Solved on Screen YouTube Live event is on Wednesday 9th December at 1pm. Join the YouTube Live event here

Additional information

  1. Research conducted by OnePoll, 2,000 British homeowners and renters, October 2020.