Monthly Archives: January 2013


This kind of weather makes people worry about everything from burst pipes to collapsing roofs. It also makes my workmen fight over who gets to work in the warmest houses. But there are points to watch out for in a cold snap that could save nasty bills later, so I […]

Avoiding home damage from the cold


After surviving Christmas a lot of people seem to celebrate with a home makeover, or at least a fresh coat of paint.  And we’re happy to oblige. Remember, we’ve got through midwinter and it’s all downhill from here to Spring and Summer. Sunrise is one whole minute a day earlier […]

A Nice offer for the New Year