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Don’t forget to insulate the loft hatch

Don’t forget to insulate the loft hatch Eco Homes Wirral March 8, 2024 Blog When insulating your loft, it is important not to forget the loft hatch. Also, as well as insulating the loft hatch, remember  to draught proof it too! The impact of an uninsulated loft hatch is most significant if the loft itself […]

Could the Renters (Reform) Bill 2023 fail both Tenants and Landlords?

Could the Renters (Reform) Bill 2023 fail both Tenants and Landlords? Eco Homes Wirral July 26, 2023 Blog Although there are some good points in the Renters (Reform) Bill 2023, major concerns remain. The loss of S21 is not a catastrophe in itself. However, without the surety of a faster and cheaper S8 route, many […]

The Problem with DIY Insulation

The Problem with DIY Insulation Eco Homes Wirral February 6, 2023 Blog The problem with Do-it-Yourself Insulation Installing home insulation yourself may save some money in the short term. However, it could cost you more than money in the long run, if it is done incorrectly. It is important to understand the consequences of improper […]

Rising Damp or Condensation Issues?

Rising Damp or Condensation Issues? Eco Homes Wirral September 27, 2022 Poor Insulation Leads to Damp We are sometimes called out to test for rising damp, but when we inspect the property it turns out to be an issue with condensation, not a failure of the damp proof course. Poor insulation, combined with insufficient ventilation, […]