4 ways to make your home more energy efficient
Did you know that you can adopt some new ideas and habits that not only reduce your impact on the environment but also create a healthier situation for your home? Living a more green life doesn’t have to be costly – in fact, quite the opposite! Creating a more energy efficient home will save you […]read more
Is all insulation the same?
We’ve mentioned before how insulation helps to reduce energy costs and keeps your home more comfortable. However, insulation comes in many different types, applications and efficiencies. It can be tempting to think that putting in some insulation will be a magic bullet, but it’s actually more complicated than that. Is all insulation the same? Today, […]read more
Can Updating Your Insulation Increase Your Home’s Property Value?
When you’re selling your home, getting the highest offer possible is one of your biggest priorities. Although you can’t control factors like the current mortgage interest rates or the state of the economy, there are a few things you can do to increase the resell value of your home. One of the biggest ways to […]read more
Can you install insulation yourself?
So you consider yourself a bit of a handyman? It looks easy right? Just rip off the GIB and throw some batts in the walls and your done – no need to hire an insulation company after all – right? While a lot of people do attempt to install their own insulation, there’s a few […]read more
4 signs you should replace your home’s insulation.
Insulating your home is one of the best things you can do for your health, wallet, and investment. Just like anything though, it’s vital to ensure that it is up to date and installed correctly, so that you can reap the best benefits of home insulation. There can be serious health and financial consequences if […]read more
10 DIY home hacks you’ll love
Home maintenance and cleaning isn’t always fun, but it can be with these DIY home hacks! Here are 10 easy ways to help you keep your home tidier and more organised. 1. Keeping your power outlets organised Nothing’s more annoying than pulling out the wrong chord from a full power extension outlet! Use washi tape […]read more
How to choose the right insulation provider
With winter on its’ way, it’s extra important to pick an insulation installer that will effectively insulate your home to keep you and your family warm and cosy this winter.
Here’s a few things to look out for when choosing an insulation installer.
5 reasons why you should insulate your home before winter
Winter is coming! With colder weather just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how to keep our homes warm and cosy. One of the biggest factors that help reduce cold air entering your home and keeping the heat in is insulation.read more
5 places your home loses the most heat
To tackle the cold this upcoming winter, it’s important to understand where your home loses the most heat. Knowing where you’re losing heat will help you figure out the measures you need to take to ensure your home contains its warmth this winter. Here are 5 places your house loses the most heat.read more
How to keep your home warm this winter
We’re only few months away from winter, so it’s time to start preparing! Colder weather results in colder homes, which can affect our health. It’s important to start thinking about how to protect you and your family from cold’s, flu’s, and other nasties this winter – including how to keep your home warm to help […]read more
We’re giving away a CosyWall Insulation Package worth $5000!
We’re only a couple months away from Winter, so it’s time to prepare ourselves and our homes for the colder weather. More than 75% of New Zealand homes have insufficient insulation, which can cause uncomfortable living conditions, and serious health risks.read more
5 signs of a poorly insulated home
Does your home have efficient insulation? If your home was insulated years ago, and isn’t up to current standards, you may be noticing the signs of a poorly insulated home. It can result in uncomfortable and unhealthy living conditions, and should be treated as soon a possible to reduce its harmful effects.read more
6 ways to save money on your next renovation project
We know renovation projects can be costly at the best of times – however, there are a number of ways to reduce some of those costs. Here are some tips that will help you achieve and manage a renovation that works both for your home, and your budget!read more
6 handy tips when renovating for resale
When renovating your home for resale, it can difficult to know where to spend your time and money. You’ll want to balance between increasing the value of the house, as well as spending within your means and not going over your budget. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when renovating for resale.read more
5 energy-saving tips to help reduce your power bills
We know how expensive energy bills can be! Using less energy within your home not only helps you save some bucks, but it’s environmentally-friendly too.read more
Does your rental property meet the new insulation standards?
New Zealand’s Housing and Urban Development minister – Phil Twyford – released the Government’s ‘Healthy Homes’ minimum standards for rental properties. It’s all about ensuring all New Zealanders have a warm, dry home that complies with the 2008 Building Code standards.read more
Thinking about renovating? What you need to know before diving in.
Have you started thinking about renovating your house? Planning those changes to your home can be exciting, but it can also be an overwhelming task. Renovations require a lot of time and effort, from the budgeting and planning, right down to the actual modifications.read more
When is the best time to insulate your home?
If you’ve been thinking about insulating your home, you’re probably wondering when the best time is to do so. Of course, you can insulate your home any time of the year, however there are certain pros and cons of insulating your home in summer, as well as in winter.
We’ll take you through both seasons to help you plan your insulation needs.read more
5 tips on how to build a sustainable home
If you’re building a home or are thinking of renovating, you’ll want to start thinking of ways to make your home sustainable. Not only is it better for the environment, but it can also help you save money in the long-run. Here are our 5 tips on how to build a sustainable, eco-friendly home.read more
External Walls Suck
External walls are responsible for sucking up to 35% of the heat loss from your house. So insulating just the roof and underfloor and leaving the walls uninsulated is crazy. CosyWall provides a simple cost effective solution, by installing external wall insulation without having to remove external cladding or internal linings. You’ll be cosy year […]read more
CosyWall – The Cavity Wall Insulation Experts
CosyWall is a cavity wall insulation system designed to deliver excellent INSTALLED performance, rather than just stating misleading ‘bale’ R-values. CosyWall is manufactured by one of the worlds best insulation material manufacturers. The product is tested to ensure the material’s suitability for local conditions and this material, combined with the CosyWall installation system is CodeMark […]read more
Cavity Wall Insulation Options
Cavity Wall Insulation Options Bulk Cavity Wall Insulation Options Before putting in any type of cavity wall insulation into existing walls, it’s important to make sure the building has been assessed by an experienced professional and is suitable for cavity wall insulation. Bulk cavity wall insulation comes as segments or blankets. Segments (batts) are pre-cut […]read more
Wall Insulation is Life Changing
A cold and damp house is unhealthy – especially for kids and expensive to heat. Likewise a noisy house can also make our life miserable too. CosyWall Insulation has a simple IMMEDIATE solution to transform not only damp, cold houses but noisy ones too. CosyWall creates a warmer, quieter, healthier home, and CosyWall makes getting Wall […]read more
Wall Insulation Q&A
Kiwi homes are notoriously cold and damp – so investing in the correct insulation for your home can be one of the best investments you’ll make. Not only will insulation keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer, there are a number of other benefits – including a healthier home and […]read more
Getting Adequate Wall Insulation
We all know that the majority of New Zealand’s ageing housing does not have adequate wall insulation, and while an effort is being made to retrofit ceilings and floors, the absence of wall insulation dramatically reduces the benefit of this effort. The key to good thermal performance is a completed thermal envelope – and without […]read more
100 Day Renovation Trailer – Coming soon & featuring CosyWall
The 100 Day Renovation is currently filming in Auckland, New Zealand. After the success of the first season, Hamish is back! This time around he’s following a major renovation and remodelling of a classic NZ family home….again it must be completed in just 100 days. Coming late 2018 and featuring CosyWall Insulation!read more
Insulating Walls is Easy!
Adding insulation to walls by retro fitting wall insulation used to be an unpleasant, expensive and messy task. But with the CosyWall system all this has changed. Insulating walls in now easy with this affordable, quick and clean method of adding insulation to the walls of your home, and with it’s high insulation values, it is more […]read more
Rental Home Insulation
New Zealand Landlords only have a year to comply with new insulation requirements for rented properties or face a fine of up to $4000. The requirement to insulate ceiling and underfloor spaces of a rental home by 1 July 2019 is compulsory under the Residential Tenancies Act. Many landlords wrongly think they can hold off […]read more
Wall Insulation – Add extra layer of warmth
Great Article Posted on NZ Herald – By Diana Clement – 23 May, 2018 Retrofitting wall insulation should be done after checking for damp and borer. Many homes have insulation in the roof and under flooring. But what about the heat that is escaping through walls? Wall insulation makes a big difference to the comfort […]read more
Cavity Wall Insulation Benefits
CosyWall Insulation, like most cavity wall insulation products is often recommended as an ideal way to conserve energy and lower your monthly bills. If your trying to decide if cavity wall Insulation is right for you, take a look at some of the benefits below. There are many advantages that come with having cavity wall […]read more
Existing Wall Insulation Options
You don’t need to remove linings to install existing wall insulation. These can be insulated by drilling and filling holes through the external or internal lining and installing an existing wall insulation system. With these types of existing wall insulation systems there are usually three to four 15-25mm holes drilled in the wall, about every […]read more
Why Retrofit Wall Insulation To Your Home
Retrofit wall insulation to your home and start saving! Heating and cooling account for 50 to 70% of the energy used in the average home. Inadequate insulation and air leakage are leading causes of energy waste in most homes. Retrofit insulation to your home correctly with CosyWall insulation: – Wall insulation saves money and our […]read more
Why should I get wall insulation?
Up to 35% of the heat can escape through your walls so insulating just the roof and underfloor—and leaving the walls uninsulated— is like going out in cold weather dressed only in your hat and boots. CosyWall™ insulation was developed to solve this problem by installing wall insulation without having to remove external cladding or […]read more