How does Insulation Work

Learn how thermal insulation works – A science experiment for the school holidays!

So the school holidays are just around the corner and we’ve thought of a great way to keep the kids entertained for a day! Here’s a science experiment that will help the kids learn about how thermal insulation works. How thermal insulation works What do you do in the middle of winter when it starts to get cold? Most people would turn on a heater, put on an extra layer of clothes and snuggle up under a comfy blanket. If you’re going outside you’ll put on a jacket but have you ever...

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Spray Foam Insulation

Spray Foam Insulation vs Blown Loosefill Insulation – What’s the difference and what should you choose?

We’ve been installing insulation in NZ homes for a long time. Over the years we have seen many insulation products come and go but there seems to still be a lot of confusion around the differences between spray foam insulation and blown insulation. In this article, we try to unpack the differences and which insulation products we recommend for your home. Installation of spray foam insulation Spray Foam Insulation was widely used to insulate homes throughout the 80s and 90s. It...

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Insulating Your Walls

Insulating your walls is a great long term investment – Here’s what you need to know about wall insulation.

Why is wall insulation important and should you be considering insulating your walls? So you may have seen an ad on TV or online about wall insulation. If you’re considering insulating your walls, then there are a few things we should cover first. To start, most New Zealand houses built before the 1990s had very poor insulation standards. Builders were required to install minimum levels of roof and underfloor insulation however wall insulation was often overlooked. This lack of...

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Warm Your Home for Winter

Warm your home this winter! Here’s our tips to make your home nice and cosy.

It’s starting to get colder and if you may be starting to wonder how to warm your home this winter! Colder weather results in colder homes, which can affect our health. It’s important to start thinking about how to protect you and your family from cold’s, flu’s, and other nasties this winter – including how to keep your home warm to help reduce the risks of catching those winter woes. Here’s some top tips to warm your home for this winter. 1. LET THE SUNLIGHT IN DURING THE...

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