How To Choose the Right Work Surface For Your Kitchen

The right work surface for your kitchen will depend on your personal preferences and kitchen habits. If you are a frequent cook, a regular host, or have little children running around the kitchen, your needs will differ from those who... View Article

Interior Inspiration: Fires & Fireplaces

There are a plethora of products on the market to help heat your outside space as well as traditional interior spaces, with homeowners keen to blend interior and outdoor living. We round up some of the current options for creating... View Article

Sustainable Ideas For Your Home

Making your home sustainable is a great way to contribute to the environment. Since most things start small, you can make changes that complement an eco-friendly lifestyle. Doing this helps reduce the overall carbon footprint, reduces the dumping and landfills,... View Article

A modern classic

Holly Ghent of Pash Classics explains the various rules to follow when looking to bring the classically suave and stylish Mid-Century Modern look back to life, in any room or space It’s an interior style that is almost 100 years... View Article

New custom build community at Ebbsfleet Garden City given green light

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation’s planning committee has granted planning approval for Alkerden Gateway, a unique custom build community at Ebbsfleet Garden City. Developed by Westerhill Homes and designed by award-winning architect, BPTW, this project seeks to create a characterful, bespoke neighbourhood and a... View Article

Up, up and away

LISTEN HERE 🔊 When the daily commute became too much for a busy pair of air industry entrepreneurs in west Scotland, they came up with a way to avoid it completely: build a house on their airfield! TEXT NICHOLA HUNTER... View Article

First time lucky

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Presented with the opportunity to do a self-build in his East Grinstead home’s garden, Tim Lamont found it impossible to resist, and he enjoyed it so much he’s already planning the next instalment TEXT ROSEANNE FIELD The... View Article

Victorian values brought up to date

LISTEN HERE 🔊 A family in London found the ideal Victorian property for a renovation project that would provide the space they needed – though it needed a major overhaul to the layout, plus some contemporary touches of their own... View Article

Master of Arts & Crafts

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Thanks to years of experience in the construction industry, Howard Vaughan knew exactly how to transform a rundown Arts & Crafts house into a polished gem for his family to enjoy Text Rebecca Foster Images Carl Blank... View Article

Spiralling down the piste

When it comes to lockdown projects, the Love family take some beating. Over the past year, they have worked on the renovation of a 1970s ski chalet, both inside and out, completed with a stunning squarial staircase from British Spirals... View Article

Sustainable Ideas For The Eco-Savvy Gardener

It is all our responsibility to take care of our ecosystem and reduce our carbon footprint to preserve the natural world. Sometimes this can be difficult or a hindrance, but we should aim to do the best we can, when... View Article

NIBE unveils new smart home accessories and solar panels

Providing a complete energy efficient solution for household heating, NIBE Energy Systems has launched a selection Solar PV panels to power its heat pumps and expanded its range of smart home accessories to maximise indoor comfort and climate control. The... View Article

Can You Do My Own Plumbing Work On My House Build?

Whether you are starting a new house build or are remodelling and updating a period property, you would need to adhere to the requirements of the building regulations (building regs ). In the UK, all properties have to be structurally... View Article

2021 Passivhaus Winners Revealed

The winners of the 2021 UK Passivhaus Awards have been revealed at an online awards ceremony. On Wednesday 30 June – coinciding with London Climate Action Week – all finalists presented their projects to an audience of almost 300 people,... View Article