Insulation traders alert

Residents across the Capital have been warned to be extra vigilant when speaking to insulation contractors who call at their door.

It comes after the city council received complaints from householders who have had unsatisfactory work carried out by a company claiming to be part of the local authority’s current free insulation offer.

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Housing leader Councillor Cammy Day said: “The number of complaints received remains small but we want to do everything we can to prevent this from becoming more widespread.”

He added that anyone with any doubts should call the Energy Saving Scotland advice centre on 0800 512 012 to verify a company’s credentials.