30 Mar 2017
Self-builders put a lot of effort into securing their homes, but many forget to offer equal attention to outbuildings and sheds. Here, The Master Locksmith Association sheds light on garden security.
31 Jan 2017
Malcolm Gough, Group Sales and Marketing Director at Natural Paving Products (UK), explains how to make the most of your outdoor space.
22 Dec 2016
Here, we offer advice and inspiration to those of you who might like to consider a water feature or fountain as part of your exterior landscaping.
25 Nov 2016
Here, Hunton-based tree surgeon, Hunton Arborists, explains what a Tree Preservation Order is and what can be done if a TPO-protected tree is found on your self-build site.
28 Oct 2016
Your garden is an important extension of your home. So we asked lawn care experts at Hayter, maker of the finest lawn mowers, and Toro, the global leader in turf care and maintenance, to share some top tips on how to create – and maintain – an enviable garden.
27 Sep 2016
i-build has collated some gate and fencing inspiration for those self-builders sitting on the fence when it comes to making decisions on how to enclose their self-build site.
25 Aug 2016
Whether you have a large country garden, small town garden or compact terrace, you'll want to make the most of your outdoor space this summer. So with that in mind, the design experts at Richard Burbidge have come up with a few handy design hints to help you transform your…
27 Jul 2016
So you’ve decided to build a water feature? It’s no small undertaking, but do it right and you can have your very own oasis of tranquility in your garden. There are many things to consider when choosing your water feature: the shape, shade, size and more. To get you started…
24 Jun 2016
Extend your living space out into the garden with these must-have furniture solutions, perfect for a casual Sunday breakfast or a lively family BBQ.