Homeowner advice

Don’t forget! Christmas posting dates

Don’t forget! Christmas posting dates

by on Monday 19 December, 2016 in Homeowner advice

If you haven’t sent them already, you are probably thinking about when you should post your Christmas cards and presents, especially if you may also need to update...

5 Christmas tree safety tips

5 Christmas tree safety tips

by on Monday 19 December, 2016 in Homeowner advice

Christmas is a special time of the year, especially if it’s your first in a new home. But it is important to ensure it does not end in tragedy due to the extra hazards...

Keeping your home warmer for less this winter

Keeping your home warmer for less this winter

by on Wednesday 23 November, 2016 in Homeowner advice

For many homeowners, the biggest burden on their finances across the winter months is the cost of keeping their home warm. Here are some tips to help you save on your...

Home security – NHBC’s top 10 tips

Home security – NHBC’s top 10 tips

by on Friday 16 September, 2016 in Homeowner advice

Autumn is just around the corner, it’s that time of year when we’re settling into the new school year and contemplating when to put the heating back on! Not only is...

10 tips for visiting a show home

10 tips for visiting a show home

by on Wednesday 31 August, 2016 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

For anyone thinking about buying a new build home, one of the first steps will often be visiting a show home. There can be a lot to take in when looking around a...

How NHBC HUG helps after you move in

How NHBC HUG helps after you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

As you settle into your new home, NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) can help you store information so you can quickly find it when you need it. NHBC’s HUG is a free,...

How NHBC HUG helps when you move in

How NHBC HUG helps when you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Moving into a new home is a hectic process, but using NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) means that it doesn’t have to be a headache. NHBC is offering free, online Home...

How NHBC HUG helps before you move in

How NHBC HUG helps before you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

There’s a lot to sort out before you move into a new home. Using NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) can make it easier to manage. Every new home in the UK with a Buildmark...

Getting the most out of your new home technology

Getting the most out of your new home

by on Friday 18 March, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Many people struggle to get to grips with new home technology for the operation and maintenance of ventilation, solar, heat pump and control systems commonly used in...

New build gardens – preparing and planting

New build gardens – preparing and planting

by on Tuesday 9 February, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

When you move into a new-build home, it’s likely that the garden will be a blank canvas. You might have a patio or deck area and either newly-laid turf or even bare...