Working in homes during COVID 19

The government has announced that a nationwide COVID-19 lockdown will be taking place from midnight on Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December.


However, this time around you can carry on having work done in your home. EEC are here to help you be it improving your carbon footprint or home improvements, our friendly advisors can offer advice to find the best solution for you.


The Housing Minister, Robert Jenrick, has confirmed that during the lockdown:


  • Tradespeople can still enter customers’ homes to do work.
  • Both homeowners and renters can move home.
  • House removal firms and estate agents can continue to operate.


Keeping you and our tradespeople safe


As long as you, the tradespeople working in your home, and everyone in your households are well and showing no coronavirus symptoms, and you can stay 2 meters apart, your find to go ahead with the work.


Your wellbeing and the wellbeing of our tradespeople is the most important thing to us. So, we’ve put together safety advice using the latest recommendations from the government.


Booking work during lockdown


You can call us on 0800 083 2496, and our friendly team are waiting to help you. From planned improvement work like decorating or bathroom fitting, to a Solar Thermal system, you’re allowed to start or continue work inside your home during the lockdown.


Supporting a local businesses


As we enter November, its more important than ever that we support local businesses. If you don’t have any coronavirus symptoms and want to improve your home, hiring EEC over the next month is a good way to show your support and keep the economy moving.