Biomass Boiler Cost: 2020 Heating Price Comparison UK

Biomass boilers are similar to traditional gas and oil–fuelled boilers, except they burn sustainably sourced wood and plant–based pellets.   Another difference is the cost to buy one. Domestic biomass boiler prices are considerably more expensive than conventional boilers. The average cost to install a biomass heating system in a standard four–bedroom home costs between £10,000 … Read more

Electric Gates Cost: 2020 UK Automatic Installation Prices

If someone mentions electric gates, most people automatically think of security gates used by the rich and famous. However, not any more. In the last five years or so, more and more ‘ordinary’ people started installing these as they have become more affordable. Furthermore, you can fit an electric gate to just about any private … Read more

Air Source Heat Pump Cost: 2020 Installation Price Comparison

Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP), are a relatively modern energy–efficient heat source that uses heat from the sun stored within the atmosphere. The air source heating technology works similarly to an average refrigerator but in reverse. A fridge takes heat away from the interior of the fridge and dissipates it to the environment through a … Read more

Decking Cost: 2020 Garden Fitting & Installation Prices

Fitting garden decking is a great way to make full use of your garden space. Especially, when a concrete or paving patio becomes slippery in wet weather. Also, if your garden slopes away from the house it’s difficult to install a level patio anyway. This is where decking comes in handy. Usually, it tidies up … Read more

Cavity Wall Insulation Cost: 2020 Price Comparison (per m2)

Want to know the benefits of cavity wall insulation and how much it will cost you? About a third of the heat lost from your home disappears through the uninsulated cavity wall. That’s a significant proportion of your energy bill. So, if you insulate your walls you’ll save money and do your bit for helping … Read more

New Kitchen Cost: 2020 Fitting & Installation Prices UK

Many homes in the UK still have an original kitchen dating from the 1960s and 70s. By this time, natural wear and tear will make these look shabby and in need of a facelift. Moreover, it’s not only about how the kitchen looks anyway. Old kitchens tend to look and feel less hygienic than a … Read more

Resin Driveway Cost: 2020 Bound & Bonded Prices (per m2)

When we talk about installing a new driveway, most people think of Tarmac, gravel or paving. But, now you can choose from another material.   Resin driveways give the homeowner a permeable, strong, durable and easily maintained surface. In other words, they’re easy to look after and don’t collect puddles of rainwater. Sounds great, don’t they? … Read more

New Bathroom Cost: 2020 Fitting & Installation Prices UK (Updated)

If you have the same bathroom suite that came with the house, then the chances are that it may have become drab and dated by now. Perhaps, now is the time to consider buying a new bathroom suite, with up-to-date fitments. Perhaps you should remodel for a fully fitted bathroom or install an additional toilet … Read more

Velux Windows Prices: 2020 Installation Cost Comparison

You’ve probably heard the words ‘Velux window’ and know that it means a skylight loft window. But, did you know that it’s only a brand name? Many companies make and fit branded roof windows which seem to be just as good as Velux. But, for this article, we’ll restrict ourselves to Velux Windows. How much … Read more

Power Flush Cost: 2020 Central Heating & Radiator Guide UK

If you’ve got an old central heating system or if you‘re intending to install a new boiler you should clean out the radiators and pipes now and again. Over time, a central heating system corrodes and forms a sludge of corroded metal and scale. This, then, leads to blockages and if you install a new … Read more