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What's the ideal home temperature?

While your home is working harder than ever, here's a guide to find the right temperature for you and your individual needs.

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Why choose HomeCare?

From boiler breakdowns to problem electrics, here's why HomeCare is great.

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Making time for you

To help you make the most of your time at home and improve your mood, we’ve put together a few top tips.

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Boiler installations with British Gas Need a new boiler?

We can help! Here are some of the top reasons for choosing British Gas for your boiler installation.

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Take the stress out of moving

Top 10 packing hacks to help you

Make moving house a doddle with simple packing tips from our experts.

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Moving home?

Moving home is one of the most exciting yet stressful experiences. We’re here to help lower the stress and turn up the excitement.

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Helpful apps for a stress-free home move

When it comes to your energy, home services and insurance, we want to help you keep things simple as possible – and all within easy reach.

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Helping you build your smart home

The smart home: now and in the future

Discover how tech and automation are becoming an integral part of our daily lives.

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Smart home starter kits

Thinking about starting a smart home? Our friends at Hive can help you begin.

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Ingenious wasy to keep your home cool

Feeling the heat? Stay chilled with our tips to avoid hot homes – no air-con needed!

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Home insurance explained

Need to know the difference between contents and buildings, excess and exclusions? We can help you understand some of the key terms used in home insurance.

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Life after lockdown

Soon we’ll be out and about again. Hooray! Thankfully, we can keep an eye on things back home with smart security devices.

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Take control of your energy use at home

We're all spending more time at home than before, so we’ve put together a list of simple things to help you control your energy bill.

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Five reasons to download our app

The British Gas app makes it even easier to manage your account, wherever you are. From paying bills to saving energy, find out how it can help you keep on top of your account.

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How to save energy at home

With eight different energy savings tips, find out how you can save energy at home.

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Radiator types explained - choosing your radiator

Learn about different radiator styles and which is best for your home, whether it's panel radiators, traditional radiators, or something a little bit different!

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Sizzling safety tips for BBQ season

Sun’s out, bangers on, it’s barbie time! Here’s how to avoid giving your garden a grilling with our safe barbeque tips.

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Time to get the duster out

Nine DIY spring cleaning tips that will have your house tidy and organized. Check out these home improvement tips to make your home a place of pride and joy.

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