The thermal envelope is a barrier created from all the different products and materials used in the construction of your house. This barrier helps protect the inside environment from the outside climate.
An unhealthy home environement is one of the main reasons why your family is always getting sick. Here’s some tips to keep your home healthy.
We review the advantages and disadvantages of different insulation products and materials for use in soundproofing your home.
Summertime can be hot and humid so here’s a few tips and tricks to cool down your house this summer! Try them out and stay cool this summer!
Looking to soundproof your home? Noise can be a major issue for many homes. Here are 4 steps you can take to reduce noise in your home.
Simply, condensation starts to occur when warm air and cold air meet. Learn about why condensation forms in your home and what you can do to solve this issue.
Having black mould in your home can be a costly and dangerous problem and can lead to a number of serious health issues.
Mould is a form of fungus which can be found in black, white, orange, green or purple. They are small organisms which can live almost anywhere indoors, or outdoors and reproduces lightweight spores that travel through the air.
The Insulation Association of New Zealand (IAONZ) has grave concerns for New Zealanders in poor housing heading into winter living in cold damp homes.
With colder weather just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how to keep our homes warm and cosy. One of the biggest factors that help reduce cold air entering your home and keeping the heat in is insulation.
It’s important to start thinking about how to protect you and your family from cold’s, flu’s, and other nasties this winter – including how to keep your home warm to help reduce the risks of catching those winter woes.
There can be serious health and financial consequences if your insulation isn’t performing optimally – if your insulation is old or ineffective, it will literally pay to find out.
You probably know by now (especially if you’ve read our blog before) that the right amount of insulation can help reduce energy bills and improve comfort all year round.
While a lot of people do attempt to install their own insulation, there’s a few things you should be aware of it you do. It can be tricky business and there’s a few health hazards to be aware off as well.
Although you can’t control factors like the current mortgage interest rates or the state of the economy, there are a few things you can do to increase the resell value of your home.
We’ve mentioned before how insulation helps to reduce energy costs and keeps your home more comfortable. However, insulation comes in many different types, applications and efficiencies.
Did you know that you can adopt some new ideas and habits that not only reduce your impact on the environment but also create a healthier situation for your home?
Home maintenance and cleaning isn’t always fun, but it can be with these DIY home hacks! Here are 10 easy ways to help you keep your home tidier and more organised.
Renovating this winter? It’s not always an easy feat with chilly and unpredictable weather, however, sometimes it just has to be done! While it may be the most difficult time of the year to undergo a renovation project, there are a few ways to make your winter renovation more manageable.
If your home was insulated years ago and isn’t up to current standards, you may be noticing the signs of a poorly insulated home. It can result in uncomfortable and unhealthy living conditions and should be treated as soon a possible to reduce its harmful effects.
As a landlord and rental property owner, you might be thinking – what does this mean for you? With the new standards’ requirements for heating, insulation, ventilation, moisture, and drainage, all landlords should review their rental properties to ensure they comply.
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