Things you don’t think of when buying a house: Power

So as a first-time buyer a few years back it never occurred to me to check the Amperage of the power into the house. Something I would do now. I recently looked into taking advantage of the government scheme to cover 75% of the cost to install a home electric car charger: Reference:¬†https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-grants-for-low-emission-vehicles#electric-vehicle-homecharge-scheme It was… Continue reading Things you don’t think of when buying a house: Power

Boosting home cold water mains pressure.

So i’m no plumber but my father was so I know a little about plumbing. What I actually didn’t know was that in the UK you can boost the inbound water mains to 12litres per minute (according to WRAS) directly off the mains. I thought any pump would have to be fed from the cold… Continue reading Boosting home cold water mains pressure.

UK centric broadband information and diagnostic help.

Have you turned it off and on again? Only kidding… but seriously.. ISP telephone support will likely have you do that..¬† One of the major gripes users have is the “speed” of their broadband. In the UK there are three main ways of getting broadband. The OpenReach maintained network, the Virgin Media (Liberty Global) network… Continue reading UK centric broadband information and diagnostic help.