No-one likes living in a cold, damp home but when heating bills are so high, it’s hard to know what you can do.
Try our Winter Home Health Check: we’ve compiled ten things you can check at home to put yourself in the best position to stay warm and well this winter. Click here http://www.frometowncouncil.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Winter-Home-Health-Check.pdf
If you’d like a printed copy, pop into the Town Hall or contact Anna Francis
Insulate your home: grant funding for insulation is now available through insulation firm Evolve. Most households could get at least a 50% discount and some will qualify for free insulation.
- Insulating your loft will save you around £130 each year
- Homes built after 1945 will have cavity walls. Filling these with insulation could save you £145 per year.
Figures quoted are for a semi-detached house. Source: Energy Saving Trust
Get an Interest Free Loan to help with fuel cost
Borrow up to £500 to help spread the cost of buying expensive fuels such as oil, LPG, coal and wood. More info here
Talk to the experts: Call the free helpline on 0800 082 2234 to talk to a specialist energy advisor at the Centre for Sustainable Energy. They can give you impartial advice, grant information and practical ideas specific to you and your home.
The Home Energy Team
Provides free, impartial, local energy saving advice. This includes telephone advice on keeping warm and well in winter, cutting your energy bills, limited home visits and information on funding for energy saving improvements. The Home Energy Team provides in-depth support to households across Somerset who may be struggling with keeping warm and well at home. For further information, call free on , email or visit.