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Going underground

Selecting and installing underground rainwater harvesting tanks can be a complicated process for self-builders, here David Stagg of Graf UK provides advice People’s increasing interest in rainwater harvesting, which was... View Article

Choosing a home lift

Steve Hill of Terry Lifts discusses the benefits and specifications for modern home lifts, and what you should consider when futureproofing your home Whether you are planning a self-build or renovating... View Article

What makes a great roof?

Before embarking on any self-build or renovation project it’s important to understand the difference between offsite manufacturing (OSM) and traditional build roofing. Here Chris Powell from Pasquil explains the differences,... View Article

Restoration drama

Carl and Rachel Philips invested everything they had in breathing new life into one of the oldest, and most fascinating, properties in Stratford-upon-Avon TEXT HEATHER DIXON IMAGES CARL PHILLIPS Carl... View Article

Factoring in the future

Implementing some planning wisdom into your build will help you design a home that meets your needs, as you get older. Yola Mealing of Stiltz explains There is an excitement... View Article

A window to the future

Phil Brown of Pilkington UK looks at three advanced glazing trends that can help make your project more sustainable, as well as some of the regulatory measures you need to... View Article

Sussex ups and downs

For Ian Perry and his wife, building their own home in the Sussex countryside meant finally fulfilling a dream they’d held onto for many years, but it was a voyage... View Article

A brighter future

A couple looking to turn their cramped Victorian house in east London into a bright, open and spacious home for their growing family, used a fairly unproven architect to help... View Article

Interior Inspiration: Lighting

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Different aspects of lighting such as colour and brightness have the power to influence how you feel about a room – which is why it needs to... View Article

Home Styling: Post-lockdown on the farm

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Richard Bradley of V33 offers styling tips on achieving the ‘modern farmhouse kitchen’ look, and plants some seeds on possible finishes to go for in your build... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

EDITION 90 SQUARE by KEUCO

The square is a pure, strong shape and forms the basis for EDITION 90 SQUARE’s consistent and elegant design. The precise 90 degree angle, linear contours work extremely well in... View Article

A total outdoor tile solution

The Outdoor Collection from Parkside provides a total tile solution for commercial and residential projects. The Parkside Outdoor Collection helps designers, specifiers and developers to fully realise the potential of... View Article
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