Protect your home this winter
Be prepared for winter weather this year.
View our guides on insulating your pipes ready for the cold and advice on what to do in the case of a frozen or burst pipe:
How to find your stop tap
If you have a burst pipe, it's important to find your stop tap, which is usually under the kitchen sink and turn it clockwise to turn off the water.
How to use your stop tap
If you have a burst pipe, you'll need to find your stop tap, which is usually under the kitchen sink. Turn it clockwise to turn off the water.
How to lag your pipes this winter
Pipes inside and outside your home can get very cold too and even freeze causing the pipe to burst and leak. To help you enjoy a carefree winter, follow our advice to lag your pipes.Prepare for winter!
How to add an outdoor tap cover
Have you checked and lagged your water pipes to prevent them from freezing over? Your outdoor tap will need some added insulation too.
Keep your heating on low while away
If you're away from your home for long periods of time it is advised to keep your heating on low to avoid pipes in your house from freezing or bursting.
What to do if you have a burst pipe
When the weather warms up after a couple of freezing cold days, any frozen pipes in your home will begin to thaw. When this happens, some of these pipes may leak or burst as a result of being frozen. Here's what to do in an emergency.Need a plumber?