Appliance care

How to unfreeze a frozen condensate pipe

Winter is approaching and, as usual, newspapers are predicting it will be the coldest one ever. That remains to be seen, but if we do get a cold snap, you won’t want to be without a working boiler. Getting a regular boiler service can help you avoid problems when winter comes, but there’s also a […]

How to make sure you’re being ‘gas safe’

New research shows that we’re not as ‘gas safe’ as we think.

How (and why) to clean your laptop

Safe ways to clean your laptop & computer equipment without damaging them.

Connected living

Travel gadgets to take on holiday

Smart technology that will add some ease to your travel experience.

This could be the future of washing machine design

The space-saving washing machine that’s perfect for small spaces.

You could soon try gadgets before you buy

Would you be more likely to buy if you could ‘try out’ gadgets beforehand?

Energy saving

Our energy is going green

The National Grid reported our greenest summer ever in 2017.

The cheapest times to use your washing machine

The National Grid could tell you 2 days in advance through an app.

Saving energy and the world with virtual reality

Virtual reality experiences change how we act, which can help us save energy and the environment.

Hints & Tips

Foods that last longer outside of the fridge

What foods should you not keep in the fridge? If you’ve ever been tempted to stick a loaf of bread in the fridge when you spot it’s near its sell-by-date, you’re definitely not alone. No-one likes wasting food and helping it last longer in the fridge seems like a smart idea. Not all foods enjoy […]

Hottest family holiday destinations – 2018

Whatever your holiday style, we’ve put together a list of popular destinations for 2018.

How to keep your house safe when you’re on holiday

Don’t advertise the fact you’re on holiday – do these things before you leave.

Money saving

Five ways to save money on groceries

If you’re not mindful of how you’re food shopping, the receipts soon add up.

The clothing that grows with your child

This year’s James Dyson Award winner has invented a material that’s waterproof and grows with your child.

Shopping for kitchen appliances on Black Friday?

How to shop for the best washing machines, fridges and ovens.

Our news

Putting a spotlight on mental health

One in four of us will experience a mental health problem in our lives.

Celebrating Great Service – The Total Excellence and Quality Awards (TEQ)

TEQ is a Domestic and General Award scheme which has been running for over 20 years. It is a well-recognised mark for outstanding customer service in the industry. The Total Excellence and Quality Awards(TEQ) recognise manufacturers and contractors who have provided consistently high-quality repairs and service to our customers. At Domestic and General, we pride […]

3 reasons we support Worldwide Cancer Research

With World Cancer Day on 4th of Feb, we’re putting a spotlight on the work they do.