Top tips to keep your gas bill low August 06, 2021 Your heating system is working tirelessly to keep your home warm during the colder months. It's also the time of year when your energy bills will most certainly increase. The team at Green Flame Plumbing and Heating have compiled a list of things you can do to save money on your energy costs to prepare for the colder months ahead...Consider changing your gas companyMany homeowners based in Porth or any surrounding areas believe it is difficult to move from one gas supplier to another, or that they do not understand how to compare rates from different suppliers. However, the fact of the matter is that it's very simple to switch energy providers, and it will save you money in the long run.Getting your boiler serviced annually is a great way of making sure that your boiler is running at its peak performance. Our heating engineers are Gas Safe qualified, which means they've completed comprehensive training to undertake a number of gas boiler servicing inspections.Upgrade your windows to double or triple-glazed glassMany homes with single-glazed windows lose a substantial amount of heat via the windows, thus they may need to be replaced. If you have single-glazed windows in your home, you should consider upgrading to double or triple-glazed windows. It will not only keep your house warm, but it will also save you money on your heating bills. Insulate your home.Insulation is hugely important in the winterAdding insulation to the tops of your pipes and additional storage tanks is a great way to reduce heat loss. The most significant advantage is that it will take less time to heat up the hot water and that it will stay warmer for longer, especially in the coldest months of the year.Get in touch for more central heating tips or services in PorthIf you're in need of a gas engineer to service your boiler in the Porth area, please call us on 07971 651 849 or 07429 250 903. We operate across the South Wales region, in areas such as Bridgend, Cardiff, Pontyclun and the Rhondda, so if you are local to these areas please give us a call and we will be more than happy to assist you with your central heating needs.You can also fill out our contact form if you'd like to send us a message of what service you need, and we will try to respond as soon as possible.