How to choose the best rooflight for your project

Are you thinking of having rooflights installed in your home? If so, here are six things to consider before you make your choice...

Escape to the country

Located in the serene small Cornish village of Portloe, on the Roseland Peninsula, sits Nare’s Yard – the ultimate countryside escape built by the Pryor family...

How can self-builders reach carbon zero?

As self-builders adopt an increasingly sustainable ethos when designing and building their own homes, Simon Orrells of Frame Technologies considers why issues...

Increasing the value of your home with renovations

Is 2020 the year you finally renovate your home into your dream? If there’s a particular room in your house that has so much more potential, why not? There are several...

Why home renovators and self-builders are opting for LVT

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring is seeing enormous growth in the UK, growing at a faster...

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Is 2020 the year you finally renovate your home into your dream? If there’s a particular room in your house that has so much more potential, why not? There are several renovations you can perform, which will not only make your house more luxurious but also boost its value.
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Home renovation projects are incredibly stressful, and it’s easy to get caught up in the moment knocking down walls, painting ceilings and building your dream home. It’s important to remember, however, that as well as a beautiful new home, you will also create a lot of waste and you need to think about how to manage and dispose of this.
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In this article, Protek Self Build discusses why getting your build cost right when arranging self-build insurance cover on your project can make a huge difference to recovering from a serious loss.
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You’ve done your numbers but adding an architect’s fee to your self-build project may seem extravagant and uneconomical. After all, the whole point is to save money, right? If you have a vision of creating your dream home from scratch, appointing an architect could actually save you time and money in the long run. Saint-Gobain explores further.
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