Reducing Maintenance Costs Around Your Property

Running and maintaining a house can be costly for a number of homeowners in the UK. At Propertymarket Publishing, our team is always looking for ways in which we can help reduce maintenance costs for your property.

“Did you know that homeowners are currently spending over £800 a month on just utility bills and their mortgage?”

According to a recent analysis by MoneySuperMarket, the cheapest energy tariffs in the UK have jumped up by 21% in the space of just five months.

Despite rising energy prices, there are a number of ways that you can make sure your home remains energy efficient throughout the year and keep your hard-earned money in your pocket.

Updating Your Roof

It is believed that around 31% of the heat inside your home escapes through the roof. In colder months, losing more than a quarter of your heat could prove to be extremely costly.

There are a number of roofing materials available in the UK, however, our research shows that an EPDM flat rubber roof offers a number of benefits that can help insulate your home, recycle rainwater and lasts in excess of 40 years. What is an EPDM flat rubber roof?

Loft and Wall Insulation

Loft and wall insulation is incredibly vital to have in your home, especially during the winter period. Homes built during and after the 1990s tend to have some form of insulation, but you should always check to be sure.

By having your loft and walls insulated, you should be able to make your money back within 5 years due to the additional savings you’ll make in reduced energy costs. Find out more.

Solar Panel Energy

Although the UK isn’t typically known for its sunny weather, solar panels still represent great value in harnessing renewable energy for your home.

Despite popular belief that solar panels are expensive to install and maintain, there are still a number of grants that can help get a system installed for your home. Furthermore, it only costs around £30 to have them cleaned and most panels are covered by a 20-year warranty. Read more advantages.