Maintenance

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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Sustainability

Water efficiency ratings for dishwashers

Dishwashers are typically rated using a star ratings system known as WELS. Find out more about WELS, and what makes for water efficient dishwashers.

Sustainability
What is passive design?

What is passive design?

Ever noticed that some houses are cooler or warmer than others without relying heavily on powered cooling or heating devices? This usually comes down to clever design...

Sauna
Sauna performance considerations

Sauna performance considerations

How well a sauna performs largely comes down to the type of sauna you've chosen, and what it's supposed to do. Infrared saunas, for example, work very differently from steam saunas. Learn more here.

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