Water-saving bathroom products

A staggering 32% of daily water usage in a household is used for toilet flushing alone, and 36% for washing, bathing and showering so it’s no wonder that many of us are trying to cut down our water consumption, not... View Article

Steps to stair safety

For many, the staircase is a central feature of any new home, and for self-builds it offers the ability to truly put a unique and personal mark on a property. As ever, aesthetic must go hand in hand with safety,... View Article

Graven Hill invites house-hunters to show home launch event

Graven Hill, the UK’s largest self and custom build development in Bicester, Oxfordshire, is inviting prospective homeowners to take an exclusive look inside its latest show home on Saturday 29 February. The three-bedroom property, designed by Charlie Luxton in partnership... View Article

Ecodesign Stoves and the Clean Air Strategy

2019 Clean Air Strategy In January 2019 the UK government published its Clean Air Strategy in which it stated that that the “increase in burning solid fuels (wood and coal) in our homes (domestic burning) is having an impact on... View Article

Open your garage door with your smartphone!

Garages are now entering the smart home era with a new range of electric operators from Garador that will automatically open and close your garage door from your smartphone. The new Series 4 GaraMatic operators, from leading UK garage door... View Article

LG heat pump provides the answers

The LG Therma V series of air to water heat pumps comprises a full suite of options – monobloc, splits, and high temperature options. The popular monobloc Therma V air-to-water heat pump operates on the low GWP R32 refrigerant and... View Article

Looking towards a Net-Zero future

This March, Kingspan Insulation invites you to a free seminar series with top industry experts discussing how our built environment is changing in response to the climate crisis and exploring the long-term financial returns that developers can achieve by investing... View Article

Bushboard Nuance Collection: Casablanca Classic

Bushboard’s Nuance collection of luxury wall panels offer high design, excellent performance and easy maintenance; perfect for making a statement in any bathroom. With wall panels becoming the go-to favourite over tiles in recent years, Nuance brings fresh new designs... View Article

Get your cladding quality right

John Russell of Russwood explains why using a premium quality timber cladding, along with the right fixing system, is vital to ensure your cladding looks good for the long term The popularity of timber as a cladding material is on... View Article

Three perfect additions to your self built home

There are many advantages that come from designing and building your own home. It gives you an enormous sense of achievement and satisfaction, and it can save you money too. Even more importantly, it allows you to have a home... View Article