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The Shropshire house has a guide price of £100,000, far below to average for the areas average which is over £430,000, but for very good reason...
The owners of the unusual home have decided to sell up after renovating it but finding a buyer may prove difficult as the home comes with a bit of a catch
Grealish seeks to make the property a "forever home" for him and his partner but this may prove to be difficult due to the homes prior history with failed applications
The extension to the scheme aims to improve houses that are “outdated and no longer fit-for-purpose” in addition to provide more “high-quality homes” faster
A faulty meter can lead to unexpectedly high bills. Here we look at how many are estimated to be faulty across the UK and how to check yours is working properly
The Boiler Upgrade Scheme has faced further criticism after it is now alleged that the scheme could be slowing down heat pump installations
The Old Rectory was rebuilt after a fire in the 1970s and has since had famous owners such as John Paul Jones
The TV host exposes the myths around heat pumps and highlights the positives of the heating system which could save people on their heating bills
The Scottish Government is introducing regulations to stop the installation of gas boilers in new build homes in an effort to reduce carbon emissions from heating systems
Looking for cost-effective relief from the British summer heat? Read on to find out how much cooling fans cost to run
An air con unit might be a worthwhile investment as temperatures soar. We explain all the costs and which type of units are cheaper to run
The cave conversion sits deep inside an abandoned Victorian slate mine, which has been renovated to accommodate guests
Manufacturers say if the government goes ahead with plans to issue fines for not meeting heat pump quotas, it'll cause job losses as well as the extra cost being passed on to consumers
Watering the lawn is not as simple a process as some people think. We spoke to the experts to find out what time is best to grab the watering can as well as how much water to use
Owner of timber cabin built on greenbelt land without planning permission is given the green light to appeal against an enforcement order to demolish the home due to the 'four year' planning rule
Reg and Elizabeth, a couple now in their 70s, bought the historic home after making a "daft" low offer and spent a decade and £2million renovating the Regency property
The war in Ukraine has sent Europe scrambling for alternatives to Russian gas, with global renewable capacity set to record their largest yearly increase
Horden and its residents has been referred to as a "ghost town" after the area failed to recover after the closure of the local mine in 1987
The hardy weed, also known as 'poor man's lily', is the bane of many a householder, taking over gardens at surprising speed. Here we look at how best to eradicate it
Blur star upsets his local Parish council after installing air source heat pumps, described by them as noisy, next to a public footpath in the Devon countryside
The time of day you mow can effect both the quality of your lawn and avoid conflict with your neighbours
An investigation has found that some boiler parts are being mis-sold to customers as energy efficient. While they promise to save money on energy bills, instead the parts are not up to standard and can make the boiler cost more to run
Trellick Tower is a well-known part of the London skyline. Now a flat that could perhaps be renovated to inject a nod to its architecture has come up for sale inside the Grade II* listed building
Heat pumps could present a noise problem if rolled out on mass, so the government is looking at what can be done to fix the issue — with its findings expected to be released by the end of the summer
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