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British Gas launches repair service through Local Heroes website

Friday 16th June 2017

British Gas has unveiled plans to revive its home services business by launching the “Uber of the plumbing and boiler world”.

Britain’s biggest energy supplier is making a “strategic play” for the £5.7 billion market in on-demand home services with the nationwide launch of its Local Heroes website.

The site lets people specify the work they need doing and connects them with vetted tradesmen whose work has a one-year guarantee.

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