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CEA’s energy saving tip: Rising damp

Does your home feel damp? Moisture rising from damp soil beneath homes is a common problem in Canterbury region, making homes harder and more expensive to heat. Dampness can also cause problems with mould, a common trigger for asthma. You can install a polythene vapour barrier on the ground beneath …

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Are you thinking of downsizing?

It’s safe to say homeowners typically do not daydream about buying a smaller home. However, there may come a time when that starts looking like an appealing option, usually when the upkeep of a big home becomes too much for physical, psychological or practical reasons. Unfortunately, often the sudden realisation …

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