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Maintenance

Emergency roof repairs

A failing roof needn't be the end of a home. Roof restoration or repair can bring new life to most houses. Find out more about how different types of roofs are restored.

How to reshingle a roof

From time to time, a shingle roof will need to be re-laid. Find out what's involved, and who should do this work.

How to reseal a roof

Getting your roof sealed has many advantages - the first and most obvious of which is that it effectively becomes completely waterproof. Learn more about roof sealing and resealing.

Roof maintenance

Roof maintenance

A well maintained roof is vital to the health of your home. As people say when all else is going wrong - ‘at least I have a roof over my head’. Find out more about how to keep your roof well maintained.

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Doors

Door and window design

Doors and windows are easily the weakest links in your home when it comes to passive design. Find out how you can control heat gain, heat loss and air infiltration through and around doors and windows.

Energy and water management

Which heaters are most energy efficient?

There are many different types of heaters, and many different sorts of fuels you can use to heat your home. Find out how each compares in terms of energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions.

Bathroom
Vanity, basin and mirror types

Types of vanities, basins and mirrors

The right vanity can turn a nice bathroom into a spectacular one. This is true when starting a new bathroom from scratch, but is even more obvious in renovations.

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