Help and advice

Home safety

Useful advice to help you and your family stay safe in your home.

A close-up shot of two hands testing a smoke alarm

Fire safety

How to protect your home from fire, including how often to test your smoke alarm.

Fire safety in flats

With so many people living under one roof, we've got extra fire safety precautions for flats.

Gas safety

What to do if you smell gas and how to protect your home from carbon monoxide.

Electrical safety

How to use electricity safely at home and what to do if there’s a power cut.

Water safety

How to prevent legionella at home and what to do if you have Legionnaires’ disease.

Asbestos safety

What you should do if you have asbestos in your home and how we make sure you’re not at risk.