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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What are the parts of a door?

What are the parts of a door?

Doors might seem like a solid rectangular chunk of material at first glance, but there are many bits to a typical door. Find out what these are, and what they're called.

Climate zones in Australia

Climate considerations for windows

Australia’s vastness lends itself to a broad range of climatic conditions ranging from the tropical weather of Cairns to the frosty conditions experienced in Hobart. How much energy...


Disconnection of electricity, gas and water

For safety's sake, one of the most important parts of demolition is ensuring that things like electricity and gas have been properly disconnected. Find out how this is done, when it's done, and who's responsible for it.