The home improvements that will net you the biggest profits when selling your property – and why a new kitchen and an attic conversion could LOSE you money

When you’re considering making renovations to your home, often the thought of adding value to the property when it comes to selling can be a deciding factor. However, experts have revealed that while most improvements will increase the potential asking price, the added value is not always greater than what you spend in the first.. read more →


You can’t see, taste or smell it but it can be deadly. What is CO poisoning? Unsafe gas appliances can produce a highly poisonous gas called carbon monoxide (CO). It can cause death as well as serious long term health problems such as brain damage. CO is produced by the incomplete burning of natural gas or liquefied.. read more →

Gas Safety Week 2017

September saw the seventh annual Gas Safety Week Campaign and a lot of valuable and useful information was publish by Gas Safe Register. Here are some of the best bits! TOP TIPS TO STAY SAFE Six simple steps to help keep you safe and warm in your home Only use a Gas Safe registered engineer.. read more →

We are now a Worcester Bosch accredited installer – Oil and Gas

Active Heating Services® is an established, family run company with 5 heating engineers looking after domestic and commercial customers across West Berkshire. We love the pride and peace of mind Worcester boilers give us when we install them and we know our customers feel the same. We install oil and gas Worcester boilers with up.. read more →

CASE STUDY – Remote Heating App-A Customer’s Viewpoint

Smart Heating thermostatic controllers are becoming increasingly popular; using a phone to control your heating gives greater flexibility, the benefits of which are invaluable to many. We recently installed a smart thermostatic heating control for one of our customers in Thatcham and thought we would share her thoughts with you. A HOME OWNER’S EXPERIENCE OF THE.. read more →

Remote Thermostat Controller

19th May 2016 Heating and hot water control from your phone to save you time and money The government is encouraging all homes and small commercial premises to have remote controlled Smart Meters by 2020 – but why? Active Heating Services is qualified to install remote heating controls and our customers are happy with the results so.. read more →

It’s Official!

I16th Feb 2016 Our customers love our Active Care plan so much that ActiveCare now has a registered trademark! Homeowners and Landlords love the peace of mind – all callouts and repairs of the heating and hot water system are covered for as little as £20 per month.This breakdown and maintenance plan guarantees you our heating engineers who turn up on time.. read more →


 New Boiler energy labelling  – What’s in it for you? From September all new boilers and heating systems will be rated and labelled for their energy efficiency, in much the same way that white goods are now. For home owners  this means the installer will be competing to reduce your energy bills by putting in high.. read more →

Latest News for Landlords and Letting Agents….

7th May 2016 Active Heating Services aim to keep you abreast of news within our industry that you may have missed and could be of interest to you.        Renters and landlords to enjoy warmer properties and cheaper bills Up to 1 million tenants renting from a private landlord can look forward to warmer.. read more →

Dripping pressurised hot water cylinder?

Many home owners know that a boiler, oil or gas, benefits from a thorough boiler service but we find that not so many appreciate that a pressurised, also known as unvented , hot water cylinder needs an annual check over. The safety features such as the temperature and pressure relief valves need checking and the air gap.. read more →