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Latest Issue : July/August 2018

Welcome to the July/August 2018 issue of Selfbuilder & Homemaker.

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For this issue’s self-build case study, Roseanne Field reports how moving into their grand timber-framed house in the heart of the Hampshire countryside became the end of a long road for the Curnow-Fords. See page 15…

Our product features in this issue include:

  • The rise and rise of sliding doors
    ID Systems’ David Clarke explains why self-builders should look beyond bi-fold doors when choosing a glazing option for a large opening. See page 29…
  • Designer guttering
    It might not seem that significant, but guttering can have a big impact on the look of your home. Nigel Stokes of steel guttering manufacturer Lindab explores the options to ensure you get a rainwater system that’s right for you. See page 39…
  • Keep it natural
    Lee Dunderdale of Bradstone delves into the plethora of hard landscaping materials for delivering a dream garden, and explains why natural stone is the perfect choice. See page 41…
  • High end, high tech
    Ion Smith of Cyberhomes discusses how smart home technology can be seamlessly incorporated into luxury home designs. See page 47…
  • Making stairs grand again
    Jarrod Matthews of Jarrods Staircases is passionate about the potential to elevate staircases to an art form. He explains why creating the perfect staircase should be a priority, not an afterthought. See page 48…

Other features include:

  • Our regular Ask the Expert feature
  • Home Styling, offering tips and advice on how to achieve a specific interior look for your self-build
  • Secrets of Success, seeing selfbuilders share how they overcame obstacles during their project 

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