Have you ever wondered why it gets so HOT in the roof space on a sunny day?
Well there is a lot of Energy coming from the Sun . . . .approximately 1.37 kw /m2 shines on the Earth
By the time the solar energy gets through the atmosphere to the ground it’s about 1kw/m2 [read more…]
When you are buying a light bulb you may have noticed the box says things like “Warm White” or “Daylight White” but what does it mean? . . . . . . and which should you buy?
Light colour is measured using the ‘Colour Temperature’ and is quoted in Kelvins (K).
A higher [read more…]
Would you worry if you saw this guy (from Jim’s Jihad?) mowing the lawn next door?
Unlikely, but it does illustrate the fact that neighbours can have a big effect on your enjoyment, or otherwise, of your house.
In fact 20% of us have fallen out with a neighbour in the last 5 years, [read more…]
Guest post by Hubert Dwight
The bathroom is no longer just another room in your home.
Neither is it a place just to take a shower nor a place to stock your towels.
The modern bathroom is a place of rejuvenation, relaxation and meditation; the ultimate me-only place and a real pampering zone [read more…]
Watching ‘The Block‘ it seems Electric Underfloor Heating is very trendy these days . . . . so here are some of my thoughts:
Advantages Provide a stable heat. Safe, with no very hot temperatures. Each room can be run separately. Quickly evaporates damp areas. Less air movement than other systems Disadvantages Slow to heat [read more…]
Have you thought about where your meter box will go?
As you can see from this photo it is often one of the earliest things to be installed . . . . . Don’t like it in the location and its going to cost big dollars to change!
Because the Meter Box is normally at [read more…]