In the first lockdown, “the entire planet” spent 35% more time at home (Al Jazeera News). One result was that we gained a better understanding of what we want and need from our homes. As things begin to settle, many people seek to move to a forever home, and many…

With so many different types of bricks on the market, it can be a minefield for self-builders or anyone involved in renovations to make the right choice. Understanding the difference between waterstruck and wirecut bricks, or a rolled to rusticated finish, is no simple task. So, to help you get…

15 Jun 2021
Over the last year, gardens have become sanctuaries for homeowners craving a little escapism from the rest of the household or home-working setups.

Self-builds can be a great option for those looking to tackle a project head-on and create a home where customisation lies at the heart of it all. Building a home with this approach is not only a financially-sound solution but it also enables those that are involved to have complete…

Eurobrick were first to introduce brick slip cladding to the UK over 30 years ago and during this time have continuously strived to develop their systems and products in line with customer requirements.

With the right glass, there is no longer a trade-off between large expanses of glazing and excessive heating, as Phil Brown, European Regulatory Marketing Manager at Pilkington United Kingdom – part of the NSG Group – explains.

07 Apr 2021
When it comes to roof windows, there is more to consider than simply size and colour. To help you choose the right roof windows for your build, David Loughran, Technical Team Leader at Keylite Roof Windows, discusses the various features and capabilities, advising on how the correct specification can maximise…

Building on flood plains is obviously undesirable but sometimes inevitable owing to land pressures. Similarly, conversions and renovations in areas previously ‘dry’ may be at risk owing to the increased frequency of extreme rainfall events. If you’ve found yourself vulnerable to flooding, Hudson Lambert, Director at Safeguard Europe, is here…

Roof terraces are increasing in popularity as developers and homeowners look to optimise building space, particularly in densely-populated urban areas.

Thinking of working from home more often, but need a new space to make a perfect office? Here are 12 reasons to build that space in your own garden.

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