Stefan Weisshuhn, Architect and Head of WeberHaus UK – premium, prefabricated homes specialist – explains how the design and build of your own home should be future-proofed to remain perfect for you and your lifestyle forever.

After moving house in September 2015, Thomas Oliver and Erika Harris purchased a three-bedroom property in Oxford and planned to adapt the house for their growing family.

Speed and accuracy are crucial to a successful self-build project. When building to a strict budget and deadline, delays can be stressful, costly and can ultimately jeopardise completion. Sourcing and adopting appropriate materials and methods of construction can help combat these pressures and provide both short- and long-term financial benefits.

When those blustery winds of winter first kick in, it can be tempting to shut the door on your lawn only to return when spring blooms. Lawn care experts at Hayter, maker of the finest mowers, and Toro, a global leader in turf care and maintenance, have shared some tips…

A new look in glass-walled balconies is coming this spring, with the release of a leading-edge system designed by Surrey balustrade specialist, Balconette.

When choosing a garage door for a self-build project, there are several options to consider. To help you decide on what style is right for you, Mark Lester, Training Manager at one of the UK’s leading garage door manufacturers Hörmann, has your questions answered.

Sanjit Bahra, Founder of DesignPlusLight, is an award-winning lighting specialist with over 19 years’ experience in architectural lighting design. With a passion for lighting, Sanjit offers his view on why lighting your home is so important.

Ground investigation for foundation design is crucial to avoid potential future problems which may result from differential settlement in weak ground or soil shrinking and swelling due to tree root activity. Here environmental consultant, Soil Environment Services, explains further.

Research conducted by Wienerberger – a leading UK provider of building material solutions – has revealed that UK consumers are largely in the dark about solar power.

When specifying smart home technology, there are many variables to consider. Even the most tech-savvy self-builder can miss opportunities or make potentially costly mistakes if they are not aware of the possible pitfalls.

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