With increasing focus on creating bathrooms as design-led, luxurious spaces, Sophie Schofield of Ribble Valley Bathrooms gives tips on how to create a spa-like retreat without blowing the budget After... View Article
Andrew Orriss of the Structural Timber Association explains the basics around choosing structural timber, and why it holds so much promise for self-builds, particularly on sustainability grounds Structural timber is... View Article
LISTEN HERE 🔊 Chris Stride at ICFA discusses why self-builders, particularly those looking to maximise energy efficiency, should consider building with Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICF) If you’ve been researching your... View Article
LISTEN HERE 🔊 Advantage Home Construction Insurance (AHCI) navigates through the often complex world of structural warranties required by mortgage firms, providing some clarity for self-builders A structural defects warranty... View Article
Financial brokerage Pure Structured Finance has analysed Government data to reveal the most desirable property changes of use in order of highest number of applications: Agricultural to residential – 540 Office to... View Article
Karen Curtin, managing director at self and custom build development site, Graven Hill, said: “The recent extension will see millions of people breathing a sigh of relief. Rather than destabilising... View Article
Most people focus on the kitchen, views, location, bedrooms, and bathrooms when buying a home. Hardly do they consider building materials that were used in constructing the house. Besides the... View Article
This month, VEKA plc has unveiled plans to grow usage of recycled material beyond its existing Infinity system. VEKA has been the industry leader in recycling and sustainability throughout its... View Article
To build safer, stronger structures requires more than just top quality joist hangers; equally important is choosing the correct sized joist hanger. Regularised timber is now the UK standard, which... View Article
For many years Kloepping TSS Limited have created and installed bespoke feature staircases all over the country. They listen to the ideas and visions of their customers and develop them... View Article
The Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA) in collaboration with The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) have jointly published a new resource – The Timber Cladding Handbook. Produced with support from the Wood Protection Association... View Article
A stunning five-bedroom house built to modern, energy efficient standards using SIPs Eco Panels and other innovative build technologies, whilst maintaining the traditional aesthetic of the surrounding village. Construction System:... View Article
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