“Thin” or “Slim” tiles

I read the following article and was wondering how those slim tiles would perform in NZ conditions (ie timber frame, moving with various moisture loads, particularly radiata pine). From my experience, the thinner the tiles, the better the substrate has to be. You have less tolerance to play with ie mediating substrate unevenness. They have…

NZ’s “unique” climate conditions

Just something I want to share with you. It’s about the unique New Zealand climate conditions. Have a look at http://www.climate-charts.com/World-Climate-Maps.html NZ has a similar temperature to southern Europe also with similar rainfall. The wind speed in NZ is slightly higher (should rather be a reason to build airtighter and watertighter) and humidity levels are…

EcoStore auto dishwasher tabs

As we ran out of EcoStore dishwashing powerde, I had the pleasure of buying the auto dishwasher tablets instead because Pack’n Save didn’t have anything else. When I opened the cardboard box, I was first shocked about the plastic warpper around each tablett. But they felt we weird. As it turned out, it was made…