So maybe you’ve run a comparison on our website, and you’re unsure which deal you should pick. Or perhaps you fear your boiler going bust during the coldest time of the year, leaving you stuck holding an enormous bill.
Fear not – this article will help you find the best energy and heat cover deals to start off the New Year on the right financial foot.
Picking the best energy deal
There are three main things to consider when you’re picking an energy deal:
- Tariff extras
- Supplier name
For many people, price is the most important factor. It’s no wonder why – with the average Big Six standard tariff being £1,211, one could potentially save hundreds by switching to a bargain tariff. And choosing to switch through energyhelpline makes the process is even easier – we can help to do all the heavy lifting for you.
Note: Some experts fear that energy prices are likely to rise in 2019 – so it may be advisable to take out a fixed deal, since variable rates can change more often. Energy prices generally trend upwards, so if two deals are comparable in price it’s often worth taking out the fixed to lock in a great rate. Of course, you could always switch again if prices do go up after your fixed deal ends. To make sure you know when money-saving tariffs become available, sign up for our Price Watch emails here (All you have to do is enter a few simple details, such as your postcode)
Finally, consider what is important to you in terms of your supplier. For instance, if you prefer top-notch service, take a look at our star rating for them, which factors in how easy they are to contact, how well they communicate and how many complaints Ofgem receives about them. If you want a supplier you can easily reach on the phone, or one that will smoothly handle your switch and your meter readings, you’ll want to pick a supplier with a higher star rating.
Once you’ve chosen the right tariff for you, click “I want this plan”, enter some further details and we’ll start the switch for you.
And that’s it! It only takes a few minutes to potentially save hundreds on your energy.
Click here to switch & save on energy
How to protect your boiler
Boiler cover can be a very affordable way to be sure that you don’t have to suffer in the cold if your boiler goes bust.
Picking a boiler cover deal is slightly more complicated than picking an energy deal – there is a more diverse range of product offerings depending on what you need covering. These include:
- What the policy covers
- Supplier name
Heat cover deals range from cheap and narrow to expensive and broad. The narrowest deals just offer boiler breakdown cover, and as they get broader they will offer annual boiler services, central heating cover, plumbing and drains cover, and the most expensive deals will offer all sorts of bells and whistles.
It is also worth checking out the record of the supplier you are considering – check what people say about their experience with the supplier to ensure you’re picking someone reliable.[
With heat cover deals, it is important that you check the terms and conditions of the deal you take out. Most heat cover deals come with caveats – they may only cover certain kinds of boilers, or exclude some that are too old.
Once you’ve found the right policy for you, click “I want this policy” and we will take you straight to the supplier’s site, and you can take out your deal from there.
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