30 Jun 2017
With roads across the country getting busier and the lack of choice when it comes to building plots, many self-builders are having to face the fact that affordable property and building plots will sometimes come with the compromise of a busy road nearby.
02 May 2017
Outdoor kitchens are increasingly being seen in the design of high-end homes, both in the city on urban roof terraces as well as in the leafier parts of town.
30 Mar 2017
Self-builders put a lot of effort into securing their homes, but many forget to offer equal attention to outbuildings and sheds. Here, The Master Locksmith Association sheds light on garden security.
31 Jan 2017
Malcolm Gough, Group Sales and Marketing Director at Natural Paving Products (UK), explains how to make the most of your outdoor space.
22 Dec 2016
Here, we offer advice and inspiration to those of you who might like to consider a water feature or fountain as part of your exterior landscaping.
25 Nov 2016
Here, Hunton-based tree surgeon, Hunton Arborists, explains what a Tree Preservation Order is and what can be done if a TPO-protected tree is found on your self-build site.
28 Oct 2016
Your garden is an important extension of your home. So we asked lawn care experts at Hayter, maker of the finest lawn mowers, and Toro, the global leader in turf care and maintenance, to share some top tips on how to create – and maintain – an enviable garden.
27 Sep 2016
i-build has collated some gate and fencing inspiration for those self-builders sitting on the fence when it comes to making decisions on how to enclose their self-build site.