Enjoy Improved Thermal Comfort with Underfloor Ventilation

Is your home losing heat? Have your energy bills increased over the last few months? If so, there is a high chance that your home is not ventilated in the proper way. With underfloor ventilation you can enhance comfort and prevent heat from escaping through the floors in your property. Also known as underfloor air distribution (UAB), it works well as part of an HVAC system, because it conditions the space. Designed to keep the home damp and moisture-free, it can be installed with carpet, wood, tile and vinyl, among many other types of floor coverings. How Does it Work? All types of flooring in the home will be designed with a certain amount of space beneath the floors that are slightly raised. This space is used to diffuse air with underfloor ventilation....

Keeping a Well Maintained Water System in Your Home

Owning your own home is a lot more than just finding a house and making payments; it involves maintenance and lots of care if you want to keep it in good condition. It is important to keep a healthy and clean running water system in your home as it allows you to have one less problem to worry about with your home. It is important to keep an eye on these things so that you can be aware of minor problems before they turn into a major problem. However, in order to do this you first must be able to detect problems and know where to look for them. Do your research and figure out how to know if there is a problem so that if it does happen to arise you will not be left in the dark before it is too late and you end up with water damage or even flooding. If you’re not...

Diseases can be spread by Rodents in your Home

Rodent Control is very important in Australian homes as there are species of rats and mice that can spread disease. Any food that comes into contact with rodents will become contaminated and can make your family very ill. Here is some important information about rodents, disease and how to protect your home from infestation: Norwegian Rats: Norwegian rats carry disease and are also considered pests in Australia. Native rats to Australia are protected species and are rarely found in or around homes. They also do not carry disease. Norwegian rats will burrow into your home either through the ground or attic. They can cause damage to your home as well as contaminate food and water. Rats spread disease via the fleas that they carry and diseases can include:...

Advantages of Installing Fly Screens

Advantages of Installing Fly Screens

Flies, bees, wasps, moths and mosquitoes all breed outside of your home, feeding on the decaying animal feces, fauna and flora around your yard. These unwelcome bugs often make their way into your home when you open a window for fresh air, or leave the door open for extended periods of time. The good news is that there is a product that can help you keep them out for good: Fly Screen Doors offered for Melbourne residents. The fly screen is perhaps the fastest and most effective way to eliminate insects from getting into your home and are able to be custom fit to each of the doors and windows in your home. Some of the specific benefits of choosing fly screens for your home are explained here. Custom Fit for Your Home While you can opt to go to a local home...

Paint Ideas for Five Rooms in your Home

A painter can make a world of difference to the look of a room in just a few short hours. Here are paint ideas for five rooms in your home: * 1. Bedroom:  You want your bedroom to be soothing and relaxing to ease you into a peaceful sleep. If a painter is hired for your bedroom painting project you can take your inspiration from a number of ideas. Have your painter paint your walls in cool and calm colours such as blues, whites or turquoise. These colours will make you feel relaxed and calm. You can also decide to add a pop of vibrant colour such as yellow or red to wake you up each morning. * 2. Living Room: The living room is the perfect space to express yourself and add personality. You can choose a main wall behind the sofa to create a focal point using...