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Could you get up to £5,000 home insulation vouchers in the new Green Homes Grant?

Could you get up to £5,000 home insulation vouchers in the new Green Homes Grant?

Up to £5,000 in vouchers for energy-saving home improvements was announced in the chancellor's economic update. Could you get help paying for double glazing, energy-saving light bulbs and energy-efficient doors?

Solar panel owner misses out on eight years of electricity savings

Solar panel owner misses out on eight years of electricity savings

Solar panels generate renewable electricity to power your home, saving money on your energy bills. But this wasn’t the case for one solar pv owner, whose electricity bill increases when the sun is shining. Get the most from your solar panels.

Can you still plan a kitchen renovation in lockdown?

Can you still plan a kitchen renovation in lockdown?

Some fitted kitchen services are open for business again. See the latest from B&Q, Benchmark, Howdens, Ikea, Magnet and Wren, including virtual planning appointments and delivery. Top tips for planning a kitchen renovation in lockdown.

Should you consider a smart burglar alarm or wireless camera?

Should you consider a smart burglar alarm or wireless camera?

Honeywell and Yale are big names in smart burglar alarms. Should you buy smart home security from them, or a wireless security camera from Hive, Motorola, Nest or more? Know the difference between a smart burglar alarm and wireless security camera and which is best for you.

DIY shopping during lockdown: online problems and new DIY store opening times

DIY shopping during lockdown: online problems and new DIY store opening times

Have you had a problem buying DIY products online during the lockdown? We reveal the top bugbears with click and collect and home delivery from DIY stores including B&Q, Homebase, Wickes and more. Plus DIY shops’ opening times.

Heating oil prices are their lowest for three years – refuel with care

Heating oil prices are their lowest for three years – refuel with care

Heating oil prices are at their lowest in over three years, as a result of cheap global oil prices during the coronavirus pandemic. How much should you pay for a litre of kerosene? Plus expert tips on saving money on heating oil.

DIY jobs you shouldn’t attempt yourself (and those you can)

DIY jobs you shouldn’t attempt yourself (and those you can)

What DIY jobs do you have lined-up for the bank holiday weekend? Before you begin, check whether you have the tools and experience necessary. Plus DIY jobs for beginners, staying safe doing DIY and can traders work in the lockdown?

Inflated prices of DIY products are catching shoppers out

Inflated prices of DIY products are catching shoppers out

If you’re shopping for DIY products online, watch out for overpriced paints, varnish, wood oil, Polyfilla and more on Amazon and eBay. Find out which DIY stores are opening, and what to expect from home delivery from B&Q, Homebase, Wilko and Wickes.

Seven DIY projects you can do in a weekend

Seven DIY projects you can do in a weekend

Painting, grouting, dealing with damp, draught-proofing, cleaning your carpet, and cleaning your sofa are all short DIY projects that will give your home a boost during the coronavirus lockdown. Plus tips to plan future kitchen and bathroom work.

Home improvement during lockdown: your questions answered

Home improvement during lockdown: your questions answered

Building work or home improvement jobs are delayed thanks to the coronavirus lockdown, while many who need a trader for an urgent repair have been unable to get one, Which? research reveals.

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