Self-building not only enables you to have a home designed exactly to your specifications, it can also allow you to acquire a house for a fraction of the cost of buying an equivalent property on the open market.

Well-built modern homes are far more energy efficient than their older counterparts and self-build projects usually see their owners keen to make as easy to heat, as inexpensively as possible.

Tony Wereszczynski, Technical Director at Marley Alutec explains how to use rainwater systems to add that final touch to a self-build project.

Staircases have gone through a massive transformation in the last 15 years. They have gone from being an aspect of the home that you are required to have, to becoming a real focal point of your home.

Homeowners are increasingly turning to vinyl as their preferred choice of flooring in residential and projects. But why, after so many years acting as the poorer cousin, is vinyl making a comeback?

03 Nov 2015
A new Danish home is an outstanding example of innovative cladding that links the home with its surrounding landscape.

Simon Johnson, Sales Director at door specialist JB Kind, draws on the firm’s 30 years of experience and shares his tops tips on how to choose the perfect doors for your home.

The right statement wallpaper can make or break an interior design scheme. Here Aaron Andrews, Creative Director of interior specialist The Gifted Few, unveils the key considerations for experimenting with statement wallpaper.

The Welsh School of Architecture has designed and built a zero carbon and energy smart house as an example of low cost, environmentally friendly home building.

Lighting is a key component to any self-build project; it has a fundamental effect on how the space works and how you feel inside it. Iain Shaw, Partner at lighting expert Brilliant Lighting, presents how to perfect your lighting scheme.