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Selwood Tips

Using feedback from you, our customers, we have created top tips based on frequently asked questions.

These pages change seasonally, however if you have a topic that you would like us to cover, you can email suggestions to us by clicking here.

Internet safety - parental controls

Do you know what your child is looking at online? Read our top tips on setting up parental controls here.

Gas safety - oven seals

When was the last time you checked your oven seal? A broken seal could mean gas leaking in to your home.

Rodents in your home

Winter weather can make mice and rats take shelter in your home. Read our tips on identifying rodents in your home, and what to do if you find them.

Preventing condensation in your home

Condensation in your home can be followed by destructive mould. Read our tips on preventing condensation.

Staying warm in winter

Heating your home through winter can be costly, read our top tips on heating your home effectively through winter.

Saving energy in your home

There are many different ways to reduce your household's energy use, some of which are quite simple. Read our top tips on saving energy in your home.

How to thaw a frozen condensate pipe

If your boiler has stopped working in cold weather, it could mean a frozen condensate pipe.

Pest control in your garden

Keep pests at bay and your garden plants safe with our top tips on organic and low-cost pest control.

Getting rid of ants in your home

During rainy seasons ants can enter your home uninvited. Read our cost-effective top tips on keeping your home ant-free.

Share your tips with us

If you have any topics you would like to see covered, our communications and marketing team would love to hear from you.

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