5 tips on how to reduce your gas bills this winter [2020]

Winter is known as the time of year where everyone expects a slight increase in their energy bills. However this year, it is likely to be even higher, especially because everyone is at home during lockdown. 

Here at Careys Gas, we have listed a few tips to help our customers across Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Castle Bromwich and Tamworth, save a little on their energy bills this year. 


Change your gas supplier 

Many people tend to stick to the same energy supplier, because either they feel it is too complicated or they are simply unaware on how to correctly compare their tariff to other suppliers. The benefits of switching suppliers are great, the main one being that it helps you save the most money in the long term. Some suppliers also offer further savings for those who choose to pay monthly too. 

Boiler Servicing 

Ensuring that your boiler is working safely and efficiently is a great way to make sure that energy is not being wasted, which also explains any increases in your energy bills. During a service a Gas Safe registered engineer, will carry out a thorough check and look out for any potential issues before it causes a breakdown. 

At Careys Gas, we are Gas Safe registered, therefore we are fully trained and qualified to carry out boiler servicing across Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Castle Bromwich and Tamworth. 

Upgrade your windows 

Majority of homes tend to lose heat through their windows, especially if you have single glazed windows. Upgrading to a double or even a triple glazed winder, can help with keeping your home warmer for longer and reduce your energy bills. 

Add insulation

Adding insulation to your pipes or even your storage tank will help reduce the amount of heat lost. Not only do you spend less on heating up the water, the hot water also stays warm for longer! Not only does this help save energy by also helps you save money.

Get a smart thermostat

Smart thermostats allow your home to be heated up only when it needs to be, saving you money when you do not need the heating on. You can also control your heating form any device and reschedule your heating, giving you a greater level of control. 

If you have any questions regarding boilers, get in touch with us by calling us on 0121 2889944 or send us a message using our contact form and we will be happy to help.