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Energy Efficiency – Go Electric Centric

We’re increasingly looking at ways to make our homes more energy efficient. For some, that’s updating our windows and doors, or loft insulation ...

Smart Lighting for Self-build and Renovation Projects

Get lighting right and you will enhance your living space’s mood and usability beyond measure.

Top 10 Tips for Undertaking a Kitchen Extension

These expert design tips from Keith Myers of The Myers Touch, will help you build your perfect kitchen extension.

The Self-Build Diaries

Janine Renaghan and Ciaran Cassidy are the proud owners of this stunning Georgian-inspired, storey-and-a-half home in Ireland.

The Ultimate Lockdown Transformation

Finkernagel Ross has completely reconfigured a Belgravia Mews house to create a modern, elegant, space-optimising, family home.

Case Studies

Project Inspiration

Contracts and Legalities

In this article, Max Mace, Managing Director of NM Finance, looks at the raft of competitive and innovative self-build mortgages that have come to the market post-pandemic.
Are you struggling to find a self-build site that meets all your needs? Perhaps you’re finding it tough to know where to start? This month, to offer a helping hand, we’ve talked to Peter Johns, Research Director at plotbrowser.com. Here, Peter reveals his top tips on finding the perfect plot to build your very own dream home.
Does the new Paragraph 80 mean it will be easier to build your dream home in the open countryside? Kris Baxter, Founder & Creative Director of Studio 11 Architecture, investigates.
Developing property – whether that be commercial or domestic – is a legal minefield, one whose complexities aren’t always easy to navigate. The intricacies of the planning world have not only left many self-builders and developers frustrated in the past, but worse than that, out of pocket, too. After all, when it comes to self-builds, it’s...