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Maintenance

How to clean a bathtub

Baths need to be cleaned regularly to ensure that they're a pleasant place to bathe. Find out how to safely and effectively clean your bathtub.

Unblocking a drain

How to unblock a drain

Blocked drains in your kitchen are no fun - but thankfully they're not too difficult to deal with. Read our guide on how to unblock a drain and save yourself from a watery disaster.

Mould and rust on taps

How to deal with mould and rust

Cleaning mould is not simply a matter of wiping it off and assuming the job's finished. Find out how to effectively clean rust stains and get rid of mould for good in your bathroom.

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Climate control
Ducted air conditioning

Ducted air conditioners

Ducted air conditioners are designed to cool entire houses. A cooling unit is typically mounted on the roof, and cool air is spread around the home through a network of ducts.

Ventilation

Windows as vents

When thinking about vents it's easy to get caught up in the details and forget that the most effective ventilation in a home almost always comes from its windows.

Heating

Off-peak storage heaters

Off peak storage heaters, also called heat banks, heat up during the hours when off-peak electricity rates apply. These heaters are best suited to constantly cold climates.

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