Heavy rain has been causing flooding around the country recently and Wellington is no exception as the region receives one dousing after another. Downtown Wellington was drenched during a lunchtime deluge last month with10mm to 20mm of rain falling in Wellington by 1pm. In the hill suburb of Kelburn, 14mm fell in just one hour. Plumbers […]
No matter how big or small, a kitchen is always the heart of a home. Which probably explains why we love to pour our hearts, and our hard earned cash into plans for new or upgraded kitchens. We’ve put together some great tips to help save you money on your kitchen renovation or new build, without sacrificing […]
A nice bathroom can feel like the most luxurious thing in the world. In 2017 the opportunity to renovate or build a new bathroom is seen as an opportunity to create a retreat, a sanctuary for body and soul. In terms of design, expect to see new ways of separating bedrooms and bathrooms. Instead of […]
A number of big housing projects in the Wellington region could be held up by the shortage of plumbers and other tradespeople in the building industry. In February, Wellington City Council announced plans for 750 social and affordable housing units. And Housing New Zealand recently announced plans to build and refurbish a further 713 houses […]
We’d all like to save a little money. One thing you can do is try to reduce water and energy bills. Here are some top tips to help save water, power and money in your home. Quick showers Showers account for a lot of the water used in the average household, so by keeping your […]
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