Free Cavity wall and Loft Insulation for British Gas or Homecare Customers
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Free Cavity wall and Loft Insulation for British Gas or Homecare Customers

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Found 13th Jul 2011
So as we all know British Gas is hiking its prices on 18 August 2011, but to compensate all British Gas customers or even those with a Homecare Product can get cavity wall and loft insulation for free. If your over 70 obviously you can get this anyway from most energy providers but now if your a BG customer age doesn't matter. Limited availabilty up to 31 October 2011.

Please vote with regards to the deal and not with regards to your love or hatred for British Gas...

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Terrible customer service... Not voting cold or hot...

Well it's not free if they are hiking their prices to cover the cost (_;)

Voted cold!!!

You may want to put in your title that is is also free for Homecare customers as well as this may heat it up a bit!!

I do not have gas or electric with them but do have there homecare and you can also take advantage of the offer.

Anyone know if the insulation *has* to be for the house? I already have recently topped up insulation but wouldn't mind having the garage done if it's free...

Original Poster

freakfire

Anyone know if the insulation *has* to be for the house? I already have … Anyone know if the insulation *has* to be for the house? I already have recently topped up insulation but wouldn't mind having the garage done if it's free...



I believe it has to be done in the house, as they come to survey the property...but you could always try it depends on the person that comes out to see the house.

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adrian2000

You may want to put in your title that is is also free for Homecare … You may want to put in your title that is is also free for Homecare customers as well as this may heat it up a bit!!I do not have gas or electric with them but do have there homecare and you can also take advantage of the offer.


Done

kamzy

I believe it has to be done in the house, as they come to survey the … I believe it has to be done in the house, as they come to survey the property...but you could always try it depends on the person that comes out to see the house.



Thanks. Worth a shot..!

Waste of time for me. I waited for almost 2 months for the survey only to be told by the very lazy looking "engineer" that I couldn't have cavity wall insulation as there was no parking, even though there is parking right next to my house and a grassy verge that could esily accomodate the truck/lorry. He also had a look in my loft and said the roof was low (admittedly, it is but you can stand up in the middle) and I already had insulation anyway (I do but it's not up to the recommended thickness and it is very old and coming away).

I think it's just a gimmick to show they care about their customers! Give us lower prices instead!

I am in the process of getting free loft insulation after they advertised this back in February. Be prepared for long wait times for the initial surveyor appointment then installation, although they have now sub-contracted all the installation to Mark Group so the dates have come forward. Also a heads up I was told my existing installation should be removed as it is old and has signs of damage from animals / leak. It wasn't until the engineer arrived to lay 'top up' insulation that I was told it is not British Gas' or Mark Group's policy to remove existing installation and this should have been arranged myself at cost. I am trying to get to the bottom of this but surprise surprise there is a long wait before you get to speak to the relevant customer service / management people.

Robbing gets are hiking their prices up and have the cheek to claim this is a freebie? Voted cold, would vote freezing but it isn't an option!

The true reason why they want to give people free loft or cavity wall insulation is that they have to meet government targets of reducing the amount out energy being used via the carbon footprint malarky other wise they will be faced with a £2.13 billion fine. It actually costs them approx £500 to supply and fit it. So why not take advantage while you can.

I called British Gas last week, and have just had a call back to give me an appointment on 6th sept. They said that they will give me an idea of whether there will be any additional costs too. Has anyone else experienced any 'additional costs', or has anyone seen the whole process through to it being installed? I'm wary that it looks too good to be true! Kirstie :-)

roxyquiksilv3r

I called British Gas last week, and have just had a call back to give me … I called British Gas last week, and have just had a call back to give me an appointment on 6th sept. They said that they will give me an idea of whether there will be any additional costs too. Has anyone else experienced any 'additional costs', or has anyone seen the whole process through to it being installed? I'm wary that it looks too good to be true! Kirstie :-)



I asked about that when the BG guy came round - extra costs are if (for example) you have a conservatory and they need to put up scaffolding to safely reach your walls. Assume they will tell you at the time so you can decide if worth it for you.

choc1969

Well it's not free if they are hiking their prices to cover the cost … Well it's not free if they are hiking their prices to cover the cost (_;)Voted cold!!!



19% wasnt it

@ Wedge theres a filter for a reason and it was still filtered quit being OTT.
Edited by: "Nailez" 28th Jul 2011
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