24 Nov 2016
Home automation has become somewhat a 'buzzword' among today's self-builders; more and more we're testing the limits of what can be controlled while we're out of the house, and with that, discovering new ways to improve our energy efficiency while making good savings on our bills. Paul Campbell, Founder of…
27 Sep 2016
When Paul and Gill Regan bought a dated two-bed bungalow in Plymstock, Devon, they planned an extensive renovation. Aside from extending to add much needed space, a key part of their project included upgrading the existing radiator heating system to warm water underfloor heating.
25 Aug 2016
Your staircase can be a statement feature of your home, so it’s worth taking time over the design and materials to ensure that it makes the desired impact. Often the first thing that visitors see on arrival, it’s important that your staircase fits the look and feel of your home,…
24 Jun 2016
i-build takes a look at some of the essential design features that will help prolong the look and performance of this luxurious space in the home.
24 May 2016
When it comes to adding those cosmetic finishing touches, it is well worth allocating a healthy budget from the outset to achieve that high-quality overall scheme you truly deserve. Forget traditional paint and wallpaper, why not get close to nature by investing in a statement wallcovering?
27 Apr 2016
Your new kitchen’s worktop will greatly impact on both the functionality and aesthetics of this vital space in the home, so it’s crucial that you choose the right product for you. Here, i-build provides some vital considerations, tips and inspiration to help you specify that all-important surface.
05 Apr 2016
When choosing ironmongery for your new home, such as door handles, hinges, locks and latches, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the number of choices available. Whether opting for a modern or classic feel, selecting the right door and window hardware is important to create the ultimate finishing touch.
07 Mar 2016
There’s a host of striped flooring options available to suit your floor layout, interior decor, budget and, of course, personal taste.