Presenting Kevin McCloud’s new Green Heroes for 2018

Kevin McCloud’s ‘Green Heroes’ will return to Grand Designs Live at the NEC, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements from 10 – 14 October 2018. These select brands and products have been hand-picked by design guru Kevin McCloud, to showcase... View Article

Kitchen trends 2019

Words by Adrian Stoneham | Managing Director, Stoneham Kitchens  As the sun slowly sets on the year 2018, why not celebrate the dawn of the new year with a brand new kitchen? 2019 is destined to be an exciting year... View Article

Cembrit plank brings life to a painted bungalow

Water leaks are a distant memory for the owners of a bungalow in the Isle of Wight after Cembrit Plank was installed on the property to provide a new watertight cladding system. Ryde-based roofing contractor, L J Teal Roofing Service... View Article

London Kitchen Store showcases Keller Kitchens and BLANCO UK

An interview with Director of London Kitchen Store, David Haywood London-based kitchen retailer, London Kitchen Store (http://www.londonkitchenstore.com), first opened its doors in the arches beneath Vauxhall train station in 2000. The innovative group now comprises three impressive showrooms; the newly-refurbished... View Article

Garador appoints Marketing Manager

One of the UK’s leading manufacturer of garage doors, Garador, has just announced Paul Eddleston as their Marketing Manager. Paul joined Garador in 2012 as a Marketing Coordinator and has worked hard to modernise Garador’s approach to marketing with a... View Article

UK Passivhaus reaches 1000

The Passivhaus Trust is delighted to announce that the number of certified Passivhaus units in the UK has topped 1000 – with at least as many again in the pipeline. The Trust is UK affiliate of the Passivhaus Institute, and was established just... View Article

Grand Designs Live presents new 2018 Grand Theatre line-up

Grand Designs Live will return to Birmingham’s NEC from 10 – 14 October 2018, welcoming an amazing showcase of the latest innovations, trends and all-new products across each of the five sectors of the show, which span Build, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Gardens and Interiors.... View Article

Knock on wood

Whether it’s to hide behind or make a statement with, your front door is the defining element of the public facing exterior of your home.  It’s the strangers’ first impression as they call on you, and it’s the portal to... View Article

The joys of going bespoke

Jon Sillitoe of Burlanes Interiors discusses why self-builders should consider investing in a bespoke kitchen, explaining how it worked out for a family in Chelmsford. Your kitchen is the heart of your home, where the family congregates to eat, cook... View Article

Upcycled & Unique

Natalie Lockwood, interior designer and owner of studio and blog Little Mill House, discusses the current upcycling trend, and how you can embrace it to bring a distinctive look and a greener interior. Upcycling has become as mainstream in recent... View Article

How to buy the perfect conservatory

So, you have the perfect home, you’ve put a great deal of effort into achieving an impeccable interior and a stunningly green garden, your home is a combination between comfortable and stylish, on trend and completely you. Are you ready... View Article