11 Aug 2020
Re-thinking access to the upper floor of this property, changing the flow of the stairs and updating the materials created a graceful solution with multiple benefits. Here, i-Build looks at the project.
When you are building your own property from scratch, ironmongery probably isn’t going to be at the top of your list of priorities. After all, if you’ve not got walls or a roof yet, your door handles might seem like rather a small concern.
The front door not only contributes to visitors’ first impressions of a home but also forms a significant part of the property’s overall security. Here, David Saxby, Senior Category Manager at IronmongeryDirect, outlines the key considerations when choosing front door hardware.
15 Jun 2020
Here, Niall Deiraniya, UK General Manager at DRU Fires, offers advice on specifying fires and stoves for your home-building project.
02 Apr 2020
LAs underfloor heating (UFH) becomes an increasingly popular choice for self-builders and homeowners, Nigel Sanger, Divisional Director Technical Support at RWC UK, explores the best practices to ensure a successful project.
04 Feb 2020
Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring is seeing enormous growth in the UK, growing at a faster rate than any other type of flooring. LVTs have been around for several decades, but it’s only really now that the UK consumer is catching on to the many benefits they can offer beyond…
Renovations are on the rise; 53% of homeowners have carried out improvement works in the last 10 years*. With consumers more likely to revamp their current home than move, the market has got lots of great options to choose from, says Matthew Brook, National Sales Manager for Moduleo UK and…
Consumers are looking for visually appealing, space-saving and energy-efficient ways to transform existing fireplaces. And if they are refurbishing homes where there is no standard chimney, they are seeking solutions to create new fireplaces, either by building a bespoke structure or making use of the existing walls, says Niall Deiraniya,…
There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a kitchen worktop, beyond just what material to use and which pattern you like. In this article, Neolith takes a look at everything you need to keep in mind.