Wet room Shower Enclosures: Advantages & Considerations

Wet room Shower Enclosures, also referred to as “Wet rooms” are becoming more and more desirable, and they’re a great way to add value to your home.

How do Wet rooms differ from traditional showers?

Wet rooms are basically bathrooms which offer an open, fully tiled, waterproofed shower area.

Marmox Insulation - The power of technology

Just because you cannot see it, doesn’t mean you do not need it!

In these energy-conscious times, people are looking for home heating that’s highly efficient as well as comfortable to live with. Undertile and undercarpet heating are popular choices, but a significant amount of heat can be absorbed by the floor below. Independent research has proven that up to 50% of radiant undertile heating is lost down through the sub-floor.

DIY Measurement & Calculation - Undertile Heating

The installation and running costs of undertile heating are largely dependent on the size of the room you are wanting to heat.  Some people make calculations based on the size of the room…this is wrong!  Whether you just want to get a feel for what’s involved or you are an avid DIY enthusiast and want to take on this project, you will definitely want to read further.

The size of your room may be 5m x 4m (20sqm) but you may only need to heat 12sqm of the room. 

How so?

How to measure

Technology advancements in our bathrooms

At the world’s leading trade fair, the ISH Water & Energy exhibition in Frankfurt this year, industry leaders were invited to showcase their latest products and innovations to international trade visitors.  Paul Fielding from Warmup New Zealand attended the event. “It’s a spectacular event demonstrating just how far technology has advanced within the building trade to make for a better, healthier, economical and a more environmentally friendly future.

Take the test - Is your Asthma under control?

When we are not dealing with seasonal allergies such as hay fever, we are fighting the ongoing battle against asthma.  Whilst surrounded by natural beauty and generous levels of rainfall, it unfortunately comes at a price as these are perfect conditions to create and retain moisture in the air.  Perfect ingredients to attract mould and various fungi into our homes, which if untreated, will trigger asthma.   

Latest and Greatest Features in Linear Drains

There are essentially two types of shower drains available on the market today. The traditional centre-placed drain and the linear drain. Traditional centre-placed drains require that the shower floor feature a four-way pitch, creating a 360-degree bowl around the drain. Linear drains are often positioned along a wall or along the threshold of the shower enclosure. The shower floor slopes in one direction, instead of four, toward the drain.

5 Mistakes People Make With Their Thermostat

Heating your home all winter long can add up - fast. Unfortunately, this involves high heating costs for a lot of us which is why thermostats have become a popular choice for controlling the temperature at home. However, according to research, a lot of us make some costly mistakes when it comes to using them. In this article, we'll look at the most common ones that people make when using their thermostat and how you can avoid them to keep your heating bill as low as possible whilst staying cosy and warm throughout the winter. 

Keep the heat in: How to reduce heat loss in your home

Whether you’re looking to buy a new build, refurbish your existing home or just looking to renovate a room in your home, heat loss is one of the biggest considerations when it comes to making your home warm and cheaper to run. The less heat loss the less heating you will require, which will save energy and money and result in lower heating bills.