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A residential house undergoing a DIY plasterboard installation.

Installing Plasterboard

Plasterboard is a versatile and widely used building material that helps create smooth walls and ceilings in construction.

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Red roof tiles of an Australian home.

How to Access the Roof Space

There are two common methods for accessing a roof space: through the manhole and through the external roof by removing roof tiles.

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A tradie holding his water bottle while on the job, ensuring he doesn't get dehydrated.

­Staying Hydrated as a Tradie

Hydration is important for any person, but for tradies working in the hot sun it becomes even more critical.

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Residential Rooftops in Holt, Canberra

New Minimum Standard for Ceiling Insulation in the ACT

The new minimum ceiling insulation standard mandates rental properties lacking insulation or having existing insulation below an R-value of R2.0 to upgrade to a minimum R-value of R5.0.

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A man walks through rows of solar panels on a sunny day in Australia.

How Does Solar Power Work in Australia?

Solar power is becoming a very popular source of energy globally. Over 30% of Australian homes have them installed!

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A woman sits on her couch and hold her ears. She needs to get acoustic insulation installed in her walls.

Acoustic Sound Insulation

Acoustic insulation is a material designed to reduce the transmission of sound between spaces or to absorb sound within a space.

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A nuclear power plant in Australia on a sunny day.

Nuclear Power in Australia

In response to the rising energy prices, Australia's Coalition have considered installing nuclear reactors in several Australian regions.

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Man sits on a couch controlling the air conditioner in his home.

Air Conditioner Installation and Maintenance

In the scorching heat of Australia's summers, insulation alone will not suffice.

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A firefighter uses a thermal imaging camera for search and rescue.

Thermal Imaging Cameras

From finding gaps in underfloor and ceiling insulation to aiding first responders, these devices serve numerous practical purposes.

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The switchboard has been locked by Amelior Insulation to ensure power is not turned on during an installation.

Electrical Safety Inspection Before Installing Insulation

Customers often ask if they need to arrange an electrical safety inspection before installing insulation.

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Pink batts installed in a roof during the Pink Batts Scheme.

Pink Batts Scheme – What Went Wrong?

The story of the scheme – or at least the key events we remember from it – is eyebrow raising to say the least.

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Someone holding a spray bottle, ready to get rid of mould

Mould on Insulation

In the quiet corners of our homes, a silent intruder often goes unnoticed until it’s too late - mould. This insidious problem can find its way into insulation.

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A cosy home interior showing large windows of the house on a hot, sunny day.

Double Glazing Existing Windows

The thin, transparent surface of the single pane of glass has one significant downside – it’s a terrible insulator. So, can you double glaze it?

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Loose-fill asbestos insulation in an Australian roof space.

Asbestos Insulation in Australia

On 31 December 2003, Australia implemented a complete, nation-wide ban on asbestos-containing products including loose-fill insulation and other insulation products.

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A stunning view of an Australian coastal town on a sunny day.

Electricity Generation in Australia

Energy is the lifeblood of modern society, powering our homes, businesses and technology. Let’s look at the various ways in which electricity is generated.

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The Earth, scorching hot and red on one side and flooded on the other side, representing the effects of global boiling.

What is Global Boiling?

In July 2023, the world witnessed an alarming milestone as the global temperature soared to unprecedented levels, marking the hottest month ever recorded.

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The interior of a home with sustainable flooring installed.

Sustainable Flooring Options

Paired with properly installed insulation, sustainable flooring not only contributes to a healthier planet but also improves the overall wellbeing of those living in the space.

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An adult possum in roof carrying its young.

Possums in the Roof

In this article we’ll answer some common questions about possums including what their diet and sleep is like, how they get into the roof and how to get...

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A male insulation installer driving his work vehicle, considering if a ute or a van is better for the insulation job.

Ute vs. Van for Insulation Installers

As tradies, insulation installers often find themselves faced with the dilemma of selecting the most suitable vehicle for their work.

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Two men at a table creating an energy efficient home design.

Energy Efficient Home Design

Below is a summary of 8 things you can incorporate into your home design to make it an energy efficient one.

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A blue sky with green, lush shade trees near a house.

Planting Shade Trees Near a House

One effective and aesthetically pleasing way to achieve this is by strategically planting trees next to the house to provide shade and reduce the impact of direct sunlight.

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A middle-aged woman looks out the window of her old house and considers how long insulation lasts

How Long Does Insulation Last?

You might consider getting insulation installed in your home, or may have had it installed a while ago. At some point you’ll probably question how long insulation lasts...

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A clean roof after a roof insulation vacuum service

Roof Insulation Vacuum

Thinking about insulating your roof space?  Whether it’s time to replace that 40-year-old loose-fill insulation, deter pests like rats or simply give your roof space a much-needed clean, a...

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A shiny, silver whirlybird roof vent installed on a roof on a sunny day

Whirlybird Installation

When it comes to maintaining a comfortable and energy efficient living space, one often overlooked yet effective solution is the installation of whirlybirds.

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A large room with neat chairs and tables, where Amelior Insulation held a presentation on new insulation standard in the ACT.

Seminar for Canberra Landlords

Amelior Insulation was recently invited to attend a seminar hosted by Morrell Property to speak about the ACT Government’s New Minimum Ceiling Insulation Standard in the ACT. Morrell...

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A house with a low insulation R-value in Australia.

R-Value Insulation: What is R-Value?

What exactly is insulation R-value, and why does it matter?

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A NSW insulation installer cuts an insulation batt in a retrofit home.

Certification For Insulation Installers in NSW

Currently, insulation installers in NSW are not required to have a specific licence or insulation certificate for installation work.

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Person in Safety Vest Certifying Document

Insulation Standards and Compliance Requirements for Installers in Australia

Insulation Standards in Australia Insulation is an important aspect of any building project, helping to improve energy efficiency, reduce heating and cooling costs, and enhance occupant comfort. However,...

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Woman Shocked by High Cost of Energy Bill

What Drives Rising Energy Costs in Australia?

Australia has been experiencing a significant rise in energy costs which has become a critical concern for various stakeholders including households, businesses and policymakers. The problem has raised...

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If you’re looking to retrofit your existing home with insulation, we’re here to help!  With our experience in retrofitting homes with insulation, our goal is to make your home more comfortable, energy-efficient, and cost-effective in the long run.

Call Phil on 0450 858 568 to organise an inspection today.