Cold weather can play havoc with your home. At a time when you’d rather be hunkering down on the sofa or enjoying a big roast dinner with the family, many of us are trying to fix common cold weather-related issues around the home.

For help, we turned to property expert George Clarke, star of TV’s Amazing Spaces, who revealed the science behind what happens when your pipes burst, your drains get blocked and your radiator doesn’t work. More importantly, he showed us how to fix them.