Healthy Homes

Sales people knocking down your door? Not sure what products you actually need? Don't spend money before talking to us. We can help you with impartial advice on insulation, ventilation and heating needs of your home so you know exactly what you need and where to get it.

Most homes in New Zealand are cold, damp, mouldy, and are making the people who live in them sick.

1600 more people die in Winter in NZ than in Summer because of the condition of our homes. This does not happen in much colder countries in the world.

The World Health Organisation recommend minimum temperatures of 18 degrees Celsius overnight, or 20 degrees Celsius for the very young, elderly, or vulnerable.

Kiwis are pretty staunch, but it's not just a case of hardening up and putting on another jersey - if people you care about breathe in air that is too cold it will most likely lead to respiratory and heart problems and a trip to the hospital. Ask us for help today.

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