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Heating guide for your parents and grandparents: how to stay warm and save money this winter

... Heating guide for your parents and grandparents: how to stay warm and save money this winter HOME HEATING, INSULATION, INDEPENDENCE, ELDERCARE Heating a home in winter can be expensive. Rix Petroleum offers tips for keeping rooms comfortable and draughts at bay without spending a ...

Summer energy saving tips for your parents

... This will allow you to keep their home at a comfortable temperature without wasting energy or heat. Consider heatwave friendly alternatives The terms "insulation" and "cavity walls" are thrown around during the winter time with the promise of keeping heat in and cold air out ...

Making homes safe from carbon monoxide poisoning

... which highlight that a blockage of the flue or chimney can be fatal. On 13th February 2015, the judge fined a cavity wall insulation company 500,000 after an 83-year old from Middleton was tragically killed by CO poisoning after the flue to her gas boiler became ...

Safe walking in winter for older people

... as are those with heart disease. Anyone with these conditions would be well advised to make sure they are completely covered by warm, insulating clothing. If your parents are outside and their skin turns a dark red and is starting to feel sore, they need to ...