With three growing teenage boys and the desire to stay in the leafy suburb of Cobham, Surrey, Gavin and Nicky Rochussen were determined to create a home which accommodated the family’s requirements for more space without the need to move.

Dan Smith, Managing Director of respected Kent installer DWL, explains what you need to know to choose high-performance windows that perfectly complement your property

Here, Brewers Home advises on the best way to start when turning your empty canvas into a home, and how to achieve an all-year-round space that suits all needs and occasions.

When Paul and Cathe Hazlewood decided to leave the agreeable urban living environment they had enjoyed for years in the centre of Oxford, looking for a new life in the country, they and Cathe’s brother and sister-in-law decided to head for deepest Dorset.

Trevor Avery qualified as an architect in 1995 and progressed to associate level in a general practice. It became apparent to Trevor that the service offered to custom and self-build clients at that time could have been better, so he opened his own practice, lapd architects, to address this.

Wendy Thomas, Product Manager at ventilation manufacturer Nuaire, explains why fresh air is the key to a happy, healthy home.

As a nation, we spend as much as 90% of our time indoors and as a result, the quality of air in our homes and the health of our indoor climate is becoming increasingly important.

This renovated 17th century church in rural Wales may give some the chills, but thanks to modern energy-efficiency measures and a ground source heat pump from UK manufacturer Kensa Heat Pumps, its owners are toasty warm by harvesting free energy from their grounds, which also attracts seven years of quarterly…

A new lease of life was given to this 300-year-old red brick barn in the Ashford district of Kent, thanks to a conversion project that has seen the clever infusion of natural light through a sympathetic glazing solution, designed and implemented by DWL Windows, Doors & Conservatories.

There is a growing trend amongst self-builders choosing to build eco-friendly structures without compromising on creative and bespoke design. Green Oak offers the opportunity to realise a luxury home whilst also meeting environmental credentials. Darren Hook, Managing Director at English Heritage Buildings, believes that using the traditional material offers an…

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