As part of our expanding DIY skills, we re-siliconed our guest shower because the silicon laid by the previous owners had started to mould and peel away. It’s critical that you prevent water from getting behind your tiles and grout. These are our top tips for siliconing your shower.Continue reading Tips for siliconing your shower
Recently, I have found myself thinking a lot about the climate, sustainability and the demise of our planet. It’s a mess: uncontrollable fires in Australia, plastic choking our seas and oceans, melting polar ice caps, rising sea levels, bleaching corals, droughts, floods, record temperatures. Things are out of control.Continue reading State shift: have we reached the tipping point?
I’ve received a number of questions about how much our central heating system upgrade set us back, so this post discusses how much our air source heat pump cost.Continue reading Air source heat pump cost
It’s been a testing couple of weeks with leaky chimneys and our bathroom gutting and refit project, so it was great to unwind on Christmas Day and enjoy some good food. It was a fabulous day, until around 22:00 when we lost our water supply: another inconvenient and annoying water outage.Continue reading Another inconvenient and annoying water outage
Happy winter solstice everyone. As of tomorrow the days finally start to lengthen. It’s been a dark, wet and dreary December and our solar production has been poor as a result.Continue reading Winter solstice is here