How can light be applied to the facade of a house to create a certain mood, give it an identity or provide a focal point? It can be applied in a number of ways via different types of application methods and by using a variety of spot, linear or flood…

Chris Baines, Managing Director at Mendip Stoves, addresses your concerns surrounding particulate matter emissions from wood-burning stoves.

Nobody knows what the future holds. Sometimes, illnesses can make everyday life more difficult or ageing parents may need to be cared for. Whatever the situation, over time, your housing requirements can change.

When considering a bathroom for a new build or a refurbishment, you must first take into account the lifestyles of those who will ultimately be using this space, including the ages and abilities of all the family members, along with the potential frequency of use. If it is the only…

We may have hundreds of channels on our televisions, but we still tend to fall back on our favourites albeit Netflix, the BBC, ITV or the Food Channel! We kid ourselves that we like choice, but often we prefer the comfort of returning to that which has been previously tried…

While planning and budgeting for your self-build, you’ve probably had a good think about what you want it to look like, how it functions as a home and how it performs in terms of energy efficiency. Many self-builders also like to have the latest digital technology incorporated within their homes…

If you’re confident with DIY, you may be able to fit your new bathroom into your self-build without any professional help. In this guide, Sanctuary Bathrooms takes you through the installation of a pedestal sink.

Blinds 2Go, one of the UK’s largest online window blind retailers, gives its top tips for picking the best blind for you.

Where doors are concerned, there are so many off-the-shelf options available that it’s easy to overlook the potential that bespoke designs can deliver. But as Ian Chubb, Founder of luxury manufacturer Deuren, explains here, taking a tailored approach could be the secret to finding your perfect door.

Here, Planning Portal discusses the key things to consider when planning a demolition in a conservation area.

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