Padraig Hurley, Self-Build Manager for Taylor Lane Timber Frame, explains how the flexibility of timber frame construction can enable self-builders to create a future-proof home.
The Wards from East London had selected existing family land in Havering as the location for their dream home. Their in-depth research into construction techniques led them to pre-fabricated homes specialist, WeberHaus.
11 Aug 2020
Garages and outbuildings are a fine addition to any property, adding both curb appeal and value to any home. Garages have transformed over the years with more and more people choosing to convert or renovate their garage to give a more practical and aesthetic appeal to their property.
Looking to migrate away from the rented property market and move into a new home, Paul and Sheena Littlewood stumbled across this charming terraced property in West London’s Chelsea; and instantly knew it was the one for them. Situated in a quiet residential street, the five-storey house required a complete…
AJ Odudu is best known for appearances on British television on reality shows such as Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins; however, her love for renovating is not as well recognised as her presenting career. This month, we’ve talked to AJ about the recent…
06 May 2020
Your landing is the very first thing that guests and potential buyers will see when stepping into your home, so it’s important that you’re showing it off to its full potential. One way to do this is by having a showstopping staircase. Here, Nick Acaster from Stair Rods Direct shares…
19 Mar 2020
Renovating or updating a heritage building raises many challenges, especially if, as is often the case, the building is listed and subject to Listed Building Consent or agreement from conservation bodies before any modernisation can be undertaken. However, buildings evolve, and it’s important to recognise and acknowledge the current needs…
“Warmth, weather-resistance and sustainability were our top priorities when we decided to refurbish our 20th-century bungalow at Houlston Manor,” says Bob Griffiths, a Shropshire Farmer.
Larry Soper, Technical Training Manager at EnviroVent, offers his advice on specifying the correct MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) system.