20 Statement Staircases

Staircases can be more to your home than just a feature that allows you to move between spaces […]

Spray Foam Insulation Guide

Comparing insulation materials can get very technical and offers all the entertainment value of comparing insurance policies. But there […]

15 Inspiring Eco Homes

The term eco home is used broadly to describe any house which has been designed with sustainability or […]

14 Amazing Kitchen Remodels

For many remodellers and renovators, a smartly-designed new kitchen is the motivation behind it all. The hub of […]

Built-in Storage Ideas

In this day and age it can be difficult to achieve a clutter-free home. But one way to […]

What is Shou Sugi Ban?

One of the most exciting elements of building your own home is that you have a great opportunity […]

20 of the Best Open Plan Kitchens

Newly built housing has embraced open plan living completely. One of the most popular layouts, the kitchen-diner-living space […]

How to Choose a Shower

Choosing the right shower is less simple than choosing most other bathroom fixtures and fitting. There are so […]

12 Inspiring Barn Conversions

Barn conversions are increasingly popular in the UK, due to their scope for generous room proportions (perfect for […]

How to Light a Kitchen

The kitchen or kitchen diner is so often the hub of our homes these days, and as such, […]

12 Radical Extension Ideas

When it comes to adding an extension to your home, there are two options. You can either choose […]

Living On Site in a Caravan

So, you’ve found your plot or renovation project, you’ve sold your existing property to free up funds, and […]

How to Choose Pocket Doors

Would your project benefit from pocket doors? Most of us specify hinged doors because they are the norm […]

How to Buy Garage Doors

Today there’s much more to choosing a new garage door than buying the best-looking model for your budget. […]

How to Choose an Architect

An architect will be able to take your project ideas from imagination to the drawing board; they will […]

MVHR: The Beginner’s Guide

There are numerous considerations those looking to build energy-efficient, or even Passivhaus, homes need to make in order […]

What is a Project Manager?

A project manager is a role widely understood in most industries — and construction is no different: it […]

Leak Testing the Flat Roof

So the roof is finished! Well the waterproofing layer and the installation of the rooflights that is. Before […]

7 Remarkable Renovation Projects

If you’re looking to undertake an unconventional renovation project, or to incorporate some unusual ideas into your plans, […]

How to Store Solar Power

The idea of storing the electricity produced by your solar PV (photovolatic) array or wind turbine has become […]

A Guide to Chimneys

Chimney systems not only add a great sense of character to a home, but are also essential if […]