Even years of experience in the construction industry doesn’t guarantee a smooth ride for a self-build, as each project is different. Below, Chris Stanley, Housing Manager at the Concrete Block Association (CBA), discusses his experience…
Published in i-diy
Our building legislation contains many sustainability standards to be met. But for many self-builders, these are merely the starting point rather than the finish line, says Rupert Kazlauciunas, Technical Product Manager at Zehnder Group UK.
Published in i-build
What are the latest trends in flooring, particularly for high-traffic rooms such as the kitchen and bathroom where practical advantages are as important as aesthetics? How can porcelain tiles meet these requirements while offering flexibility…
Published in Floors & Surfaces
Here, Amanda Hinks-Edwards, Business Manager at Colorcoat Urban, explores the performance and aesthetic benefits of pre-finished steel standing seam roofing and wall cladding systems.
Published in Roofing
Meticulously designed by award-winning Architect Niall McLaughlin, this modern-day masterpiece in Schull – named Skyros – was crafted from poured concrete and clad entirely in Irish Kilkenny limestone. Fusing modern architecture with minimalist-style, floor-to-ceiling glass…
Published in Innovative Homes
Due to the implications of COVID-19, people have been spending more time inside their homes than ever before. With remote working set to become the ‘new normal’ for many, people’s priorities and property requirements are…
Published in Innovative Homes
Spending more time at home can make you consider how well your home currently suits your family and lifestyle. In fact, a survey published by MyJobQuote found that some 71% of us are looking to…
Published in Viewpoint
For Jude Hesselgrave, home is not just where her heart is, it’s also where her roots lie. After renting in London and then buying and renovating a house near Brighton with her partner, Roger Page,…
Published in Rural Retreat
Here is a step-by-step self-builder’s timeline for building an oak-framed house so you know what to expect throughout the journey.
Published in Project Inspiration
News that the UK is aiming to ban gas grid connections to new-build homes from 2025 serves as a clear indication that the development of sustainable eco homes of the future should, in fact be…
Published in Project Inspiration
Page 1 of 12