Home Maintenance


Five ways to maintain your Rinnai Infinity Gas System

Wellington homeowners are familiar Rinnai Infinity Gas Systems.  By heating water only when you need it, Rinnai Infinity Gas Systems are easy to use, cost-effective and energy efficient. Rinnai Infinity Gas Systems are a great investment for your home so you want to make sure you are taking care of it properly. Here are 5 ways to maintain your Rinnai Infinity Gas System. Get your Rinnai Infinity Gas System serviced

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Heat pumps and radiators

Why Heat Pumps are Better for the Environment 

How Heat Pumps Help the Environment Heat pumps are devices that are designed to provide heating and/or cooling to a space while consuming energy more efficiently and reducing environmental pollution. It works by exchanging energy between the room and the external environment, transferring heat or cold from one environment to another. It does not generate heat, but instead moves it from place to place as required. Modern Heat pumps are

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Heat pump

Heat Pumps Vs Heaters – Which Is Better For My Christchurch Home

When considering whether to install a heater or a heat pump in your Christchurch home, there are a few things you need to take into account. The climate in Christchurch can be quite changeable, so you need to think about what kind of heating system will be most efficient and effective for your home.  Heat pumps are becoming increasingly popular in Christchurch, as they are more energy-efficient than traditional heaters.

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Heat pump in a lounge

The Best Places to Install a Heat Pump

Having a heat pump installed can be a big decision, one which will impact the way that you live in your house. And while it is definitely a worthwhile investment when it comes to protecting your home from everything the Canterbury climate has to offer, you don’t want to waste your opportunity by installing your heat pump in the wrong place.  Background Checks If you are looking to install an

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Hot water systems for showers

How To Choose The Best Hot Water System For Your Home

Hot Water Heat Pump Cylinders VS Gas Hot Water Systems When it comes to your home’s hot water, there are a few different options to choose from. Two of the most popular are heat pump hot water cylinders and gas hot water systems. So, which is the better option for you? Let’s take a look at hot water heat pumps first These operate by taking heat from the air and

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Floor heat pump unit

What is the most efficient heat pump system High wall or floor unit?

As the weather begins to cool and we start thinking about heating our homes, the question of which is the most efficient heat pump system – high wall or floor unit – often comes up. There are pros and cons to each type of system, and the most efficient heat pump system for your home will ultimately depend on a number of factors, including the climate you live in, the

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Heat Pump with remote

How Inadequate Heating Impacts Health In Dunedin Homes

Introduction Inadequate heating in Dunedin homes can have a significant impact on the health of residents. Studies have shown that cold homes are a risk factor for a range of health problems, including respiratory illnesses, cardiovascular disease and mental health problems. There are a number of reasons why inadequate heating is a problem in Dunedin. The city has a high proportion of older houses, which are often poorly insulated and

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heat pump

Should I Clean My Own Heat Pump Or Get It Serviced?

Cleaning a heat pump is not difficult, but it does require some basic knowledge and understanding of how the unit works. If you have a heat pump, you know they are a great way to heat and cool your home. But, like any mechanical device, they need to be properly maintained to function efficiently and last a long time. The Benefits Of Cleaning Your Heat Pump Cleaning a heat pump

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High-wall heat pump

How To Use Your Dunedin Heat Pump Efficiently

Many people are quick to turn their heat pump on when they feel that winter cold. However, this tends to cause sharp increases in power bills across the country. For a lot of homes using heat pumps in Dunedin, there are ways to use them more efficiently.   Wrong Settings For Your Heat Pump Temperature Control If your heat pump is set too low, it won’t be able to efficiently heat

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Service technician maintaining heat pumps in Hamilton

How to get Heat Pumps in Hamilton Ready for Winter

A heat pump is a great way to heat your home as it is much more efficient than traditional heating methods such as furnaces and radiators. As the weather starts to cool down and the days grow shorter, now is the time to start thinking about getting your heat pump ready for winter. Heat pumps in Hamilton have to deal with both humidity in summer, and cold, damp weather in

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