Matt Willemsen, an Associate and Chartered Architectural Technologist at Spatial Future, puts forward his thoughts on the future of self-build homes and explains what we can expect this future to look like.

As a dedicated platform showcasing the best residential architects in the UK and Ireland and matching them with collaborative clients to design better places to live, it’s a question We Design Homes gets asked a lot. Here, We Design Homes’ Founder, Dean McCauley-Bové, and Director, Christopher Moore, runs through the…

Steve Davidson, Marketing Manager at U-PRO, a growing online retailer of trade tools and supplies, explains why buying tools online is a wise choice for the nation’s self-builders embarking on a lifelong goal of building their dream home. Steve describes the advantages of buying supplies online and the range of…

Over the past couple of years, people’s attitudes towards the home have shifted, with research showing that 48% of people would like more space for an office or additional bedrooms. As we become more particular about the home we choose, self-building offers the perfect solution. With an added level of…

09 Nov 2021
Air source heat pumps are a great way to lower our dependence on fossil fuels and move to green heating. Kevin Ellis from heating expert Grant UK busts six common myths surrounding heat pumps and explains why a traditional boiler is definitely not the only option out there.

It is not uncommon for first-time buyers to seek a property that needs some renovating. Within the last month alone, the search term ‘fixer upper’ has seen a 230.2% uplift, reflecting property buyers’ desires to obtain a premises that is an investment as well as a home.

Robert Wood, Managing Director at London-based loft, extension and basement specialist Simply Construction Group, has shared his top tips for planning an extension to your home.

Taking the first step is often the most challenging part of designing your dream loft. It can be daunting deciding where to start when there are so many possibilities, says Rich Conlin, Director at The Loft Room.

Ben Brocklesby, Director at Origin, discusses how the Help to Build scheme will benefit self-builders and offers his tips for building your dream property.

Helen Lord, Founder of Used Kitchen Exchange – a leading online platform for buying and selling pre-loved and ex-display kitchens – reveals how self-builders can purchase a designer kitchen at an affordable price and at the same time help to protect the planet.

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