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Maintenance

How to clean and maintain composite decking

Wood plastic composite decking isn't the same as timber decking - and while it's likely to require far less maintenance than timber decking, it still needs to be cared for and cleaned properly to ensure that it lasts.

Decking maintenance

Decking maintenance

Not all decks require that much maintenance. With wood plastic composite (WPC) decking and uPVC decking, for example, it's almost a matter of install-and-forget.

How to restain a deck or pergola

Over time, decks may lose their colour and lustre. Find out how to choose the right stain for your deck, and safely restain it to the best effect.

How to clean and oil a deck

Properly cleaning and oiling your deck will help to bring out its natural colours and make it look like new. Find out the best way to go about it.

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Cooling
Refrigerative air conditioner

Refrigerative air conditioners

Air conditioners are refrigerative coolers. While these aren't the most efficient coolers available, they are incredibly effective and provide excellent cooling in any climate.

Windows

Window orientation and placement

Orientation and placement of your windows is just as important as the frame and glass that you choose. When deciding where to place your windows it’s beneficial to consider...

AV content and media

DVD players

Most of us know what DVDs are and what they're used for, but there's a lot more to DVDs than meets the eye. Find out more about region compatibility, scene modes and other DVD capabilities and limitations.

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