STORAGE HEATER GRANTS 2022 – 7 THINGS TO KNOW
Do You Need New Electric Storage Heaters on Economy 7 ?
Check Out This Grant First !
Before you go out paying thousands of £ to replace your old economy 7 night storage heaters you should check if you are eligible for the free storage heaters grant before you go out and purchase some new ones.
This government funded scheme is available for people on low income benefits to replace old Economy 7 Heaters 100% FREE OF CHARGE.
As long as your heaters are over 10 years old and you are a Uk homeowner , you are eligible to apply.
Most people are unaware of this storage heater replacement scheme which has been available for the last few years .
If you receive a means tested benefit you should apply now while funding is available.
The scheme will run out when 5000 heaters have been changed for 2022 as there is now a cap on how many can be changed per year.
7 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT Economy 7 STORAGE HEATER GRANTS
1 ) Only People who receive certain benefits can apply for a free storage heater grant.
For example, pensioners need to be in receipt of Pension Guarantee Credit and Savings Credit . The state pension alone will not be enough.
If you receive Child Benefit, you will be asked more questions about your living situation and income to check if you qualify or not.
There are income threshholds depending on how many children you have.
2) Storage heater are only available to Home Owners From July 2022
If you are renting and need to replace your HEATERS but cannot afford to, you should APPLY TODAY as funding ends for tenants and the private rented sector on July 1 2022
3) The ECO scheme is funded by the Big Six energy providers.
These companies risk massive fines if they don’t meet carbon emissions targets set by the government as they have a legal obligation to provide support and take part in ECO.
4) The ECO scheme also offers FREE insulation grants
Free Insulation will help low income households reduce heat loss, improve energy efficiency and reduce their heating bills even further. Lots of grants to choose from.
5) YOUR HEATERS WILL BE FITTED IN 21 DAYS
From initial contact to the day of installation the whole process could take 2-3 months, depending on the company carrying out the boiler grant installation.
After you’ve completed our online form we will need to give you a quick call to confirm that you meet all the necessary criteria.
It will only take a few moments to assess your eligibility,
6) Martin Lewis Recommends These Grants
Martin Lewis has a section on his website ” MONEYSAVING EXPERT’ on these heating & insulation grants.
These grants should be taken advantage of if you receive a benefit.
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7 ) ECO is only available in England, Scotland and Wales.
If you live in Northern Ireland there is an alternative scheme called Warm
Are These Grants Genuine?
Martin Lewis ( Money Saving Expert ) has a section on his website all about these free / part funded grants.
They are 100% genuine and are open to people on benefits or low income.
A lot of applications do fail however as the criteria is very strict but don’t let this put you off making an application.
It costs nothing to apply and you may be successful in getting thousands of £ worth of grants.
Which Benefits Qualify For A Storage Heater Grant?
- Child Benefit *
- Child Tax Credit
- Employment & Support Allowance
- Housing Benefit
- Income Support
- Job Seekers Allowance
- Pension Credit – Guarantee
- Pension Credit – Savings
- Universal Credit
- Working Tax Credit
Are Dimplex Storage Heaters Available On The Grant
Many of our installers do fit Dimplex Storage Heaters as part of the grant.
If Dimplex Quantum is the brand you are looking for , please ask our installer to atrrange this for you.