Best and Worst Energy Companies 2017

Which? returned with their annual best and worse energy supplier report earlier this year, and it was great to see the smaller energy companies topping the tables yet again! The questions covered complaints, value for money, accuracy and clarity of bills and more. Ovo Energy were at the top for a second year in a row, … Continued

Time to Spring Clean!

The clocks have gone forward and that little bit of extra sun is highlighting just how badly you need to get on with some spring cleaning. Fear not! Follow our quick guide on how to get on top of it Dusting: Make sure that aside from the obvious areas, you dust around skirting boards, light … Continued

How to recycle your electrical appliances

Have you recently had an electrical appliance break down on you? If you have, do you know how to dispose of it? You might be lucky to find a recycling bin for electrical goods on your street or in your local supermarket, but these are normally for smaller items such as mobile phones and batteries. So … Continued

Is your Carbon Monoxide Alarm Working?

We often read reports about CO (carbon monoxide) poisoning in the press, but it only really hits home when it happens to those close to you. A friend of a member of the Maintracts team recently had a close call when they heard a beeping noise coming from a CO alarm in their home. They … Continued

Save money this winter

The cold snap has here again! We all know that a cold winter means big bills in the new year, so what can you do to minimise the impact? 1. Replace your boiler Boilers contribute up to 55% towards your annual energy bills*, so it’s worth looking in to whether you could benefit from a … Continued

Gas Safety Week 2016

Gas Safety Week is finally here and we are proud to be supporting it again. We constantly try to educate our customers and keep them safe from the potential dangers of badly fitted and poorly services gas appliances. Without proper installation and care, these can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning. It can, however, be … Continued

What is the Gas Safe Register?

As you know – this month will see the sixth Gas Safety Week. Spearheaded by the Gas Safety Register, this annual event will see organisations from across the UK working together to raise awareness of the dangers of poorly maintained gas appliances, which can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. But what … Continued

Gas Safety Week 2016

It’s time for Gas Safety Week again! Running from the 19th – 25th September, the sixth annual Gas Safety Week will see organisations from across the UK working together to raise awareness of the dangers of poorly maintained gas appliances, which can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. As usual, we … Continued

Client Feedback

It’s that time again when take a look at our latest client feedback. We’re pleased to say that we now have an average score of 9.77 out of 10 on Check a Trade, which as you can imagine, has put a massive smile on our faces! Here are just a few of our favourite recent … Continued

Best and Worst Energy Companies 2016

It might be the height of summer, but now is the perfect time to review your energy provider in time for the coming winter. Last winter Which? asked more than 8,900 energy customers to rate their suppliers. The questions covered complaints, value for money, accuracy and clarity of bills and more. Ovo Energy were at … Continued