DIY vs. professional insulation

What sort of insulation can you install yourself - and when might you need to hire a professional do the job properly? Find out more about what's required to install different sorts of acoustic insulation.


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Plumbing systems

Learn about hot water systems, fuel gas systems, bore water systems, rainwater supply, septic systems drainage and other plumbing systems around your home.


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.


Pergola costs and prices

Depending on what sort of pergola you're planning, how big it is and what materials you plan on using, cost and price can vary wildly. Find out how different choices will affect the cost of your pergola.