If you’re one of the many self-builders who wish they had planned for just a bit more space, or are currently finalising your plans, sanctuary could be much closer to your new home than you realise. Find and create it at the bottom of your garden. Here, Garden Hideouts offers…

With flooding becoming more frequent, homeowners in high risk areas have more to lose when the downpours are at their worst. Andrew Gill, Marketing Manager at Brett Landscaping, suggests that incorporating sustainable drainage solutions (SuDS) into driveway and garden paving installations could help.

Martin Walker, CEO of Methven UK, looks at the future of the bathroom industry and how new technologies and materials can offer a wide range of benefits to end users.

Self-builders can ensure that lighting in their new home is as energy and cost-efficient as possible by upfront investment in LED lighting solutions, according to leading LED supplier, Light Rabbit.

A luxurious new-build property in Lowsenford, Warwickshire, is one of the largest self-build projects in the UK to feature a ground source heat pump.

If you’re looking to make a simple and easy transformation to any living space in your self-build, then adding statement wallpaper to your design scheme is a way to do so. It can help zone a large, open-plan space, add a theatrical touch to a neutrally-designed room or can shake…

Distinctive Chesterfields, a handmade furniture manufacturer from West Yorkshire, understands the importance of colour in the house so has created a guide to what the different hues can symbolise to help you to get the right balance and create the environment you’re looking for in a home.

Stocking over a thousand insulation products from leading brands, Insulation Superstore, a brand of Construction Materials Online, highlights the top 10 insulation products available.

It can often be the case that when planning a self-build project, conservatories, extensions or orangeries are not considered integral parts of the build, but something that can be added on at a later date. However, deferring your conservatory could be costlier, may require additional planning consents, could mean restricted…

Steve Rooney, Sales Director at Gaia Climate Solutions, explains why we are warming to the idea of heat pumps.

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