It's quickly approaching that time of year again (or perhaps it has arrived early). The mercury is steadily rising. Don't spend your summer uncomfortably sweating, and don’t pay those sky-high cooling bills! Have you thought about summer-proofing your home and keeping the bills in check?
Use design strategies to make the elements work in your favour. Plant, remove or move trees, install blinds, let the summer sun illuminate your home and reduce your lighting costs.
Fixed, central or portable air con or maybe fans? What size unit? How many? Where do you need it? The correct type, location and temperature of your air conditioning can make a big difference to your comfort and your wallet.
You can hire a professional to conduct an audit of your homes efficiency. Their evaluations will help you prioritise your project and pick up anything that you may have missed.
Ensure you home is adequately insulated to stop leaking that cool air.