Keeping warm at home | Keeping warm at home



HIA Logo - Keeping warmOne of the best ways of keeping yourself well is to stay warm, as cold homes can have a significant impact on your health. Is a cold home affecting your health? Maintaining a warm home can help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, pneumonia, respiratory illness and depression.

You can be more vulnerable to cold-related illnesses because of one or more of the following:

  • You are over 65
  • You are disabled 
  • You are on a low income (so can’t afford heating)
  • You have a long-term health condition (such as heart, lung or kidney disease)

What we can do

We offer a wide range of help and assistance to help you stay warm and safe in your home, such as:

  • Loft insulation
  • Draught proofing
  • Fitting thermostatic radiator valves 
  • Boiler repairs (or replacements if needed),
  • Boiler servicing
  • Storage heaters (repair or replacement)
  • Gas safety works

There are some grants available for vulnerable people or those on a low income.

Please contact us for free advice and assistance.

For more information download our Keeping Warm at Home leaflet.


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