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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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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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Is now the time to get a fixed energy deal?

With the Ofgem price cap changing on 1st April 2024, what are the benefits of choosing a fixed energy tariff now?

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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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Heat up your home in style

Say goodbye to boring radiators, and discover the cool design options to keep you warm.

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BBQ - without grilling the garden

How to host your next outdoor cookout safely with our tips.

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Your ultimate guide to spring cleaning

Tackle those niggly jobs with our handy tips to get your home looking its best.

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When to submit meter readings

If you don’t have smart meters, it’s good practice to send regular meter readings so you only pay for the energy you use.

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