It has been five months since our air source heat pump has been installed so we felt it’s a good time to review the performance and efficiency of Global Energy System’s Caernarfon 18kW Eco Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP).
My personal threshold for when ambient outdoor temperatures start to go cold is 11C. Over the course of its first six months our air source heat pump has not had to work very hard. As we hit October, the average temperature has dropped to around 11C and it’s a good time to evaluate how the pump is performing.
With nearly 100 metres of beading laid throughout the house we provide an honest review of Unibond’s No More Nails adhesives.
Most tools are helpful to get a particular job done, but as I’m discovering there are going to be a few tools on this journey that revolutionise DIY. My first tool that’s taken DIY to the next level has undoubtedly been the impact driver.
We’ve been draft and weather proofing our house this summer and autumn ahead of the winter using a wide assortment of products and methods. One particular issue that we’ve faced is draft proofing our conservatory door that has significant gaps and that unnecessarily lets in a lot of cool air.
With nearly 100 metres of beading laid to cover gaps between the floor and skirting boards, we decided to finish this project off by filling the remaining small gaps with wood filler. We used Ronseal Multi Purpose Wood Filler.
Our consumer unit, where all the circuit breakers and fuses are for the house, is located in the hallway. The previous owners had never attempted to hide it, and it looked unsightly so we decided to build a cabinet to conceal it.