Enabling toilet tech

When limitations make doing anything an effort, one man has found a great way to enable him to spend time doing what he wants to do, rather than what he has to do… Stephen Savill, 58, has been disabled since... View Article

Earthborn’s historic paint colours

Earthborn is well known for its high performing, eco friendly paints that are healthier to live with and better for the planet. With a host of unique qualities, Earthborn is the perfect choice for listed buildings and period homes. From... View Article

Self-build novice wins date with TV’s George Clarke

Mitsubishi Electric has announced the winner of its Self-Build Competition, which offered one keen self-builder the chance to meet with architect and TV presenter George Clarke for an advice session as well as winning a market-leading renewable heating system. The... View Article

Bring the outside in

Q: How can I use the outside space to achieve a seamless light-filled home? A: Crittall’s Innervision internal sliding doors and screens and Corporate W20 windows and doors for external application provide the perfect solution. Summer, winter, rain or shine,... View Article

The kitchen in a day that helps save the world!

Remodelling a kitchen is the quick, cost-effective alternative to the disruption and inconvenience of a total replacement. Remodelling is fast; and the resultant dream kitchen is certainly no compromise. Granite & TREND Transformations specialises in kitchen and bathroom makeovers which... View Article

Permitted paving

Although a requirement for most new developments, other – often forgotten – planning measures encouraging sustainable drainage (or SuDS) also apply to new or replacement paving around existing properties. They are explained in brand new editions of Interpave’s ‘Permitted Paving’... View Article

Stunning jetty finished with Osmo UK

After installing a jetty to provide safe access to his boat, a marine enthusiast was looking for a product that would protect the wooden decking from the elements whilst also enhancing its natural grain. Painter and decorator, Robert Moore of... View Article

Snickers Workwear New ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets

NEW Winter Jackets and Gilets – insulated and water-resistant. These new ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets are just what the name suggests – delivering a great all-round performance on site with a Ripstop water-resistant outer fabric and a coated inner fabric... View Article

Revive interior joinery with Osmo UK Door-Oil Raw

Osmo UK, the eco-friendly wood and finishes specialist, has introduced a new finish to its Door-Oil range – 3033 Raw Matt – which is designed to protect and enhance light coloured wood, without leaving behind a wet-look appearance. Developed from... View Article

BLANCO’s hot tap saves time in the kitchen

Whether homeowners want to make a fresh cup of tea or coffee, blanch vegetables or fill up a hot water bottle; they no longer have to wait thanks to the TAMPERA hot tap from BLANCO. The tap provides boiling water... View Article

Study shows soffit savings with Kingspan Insulation

New research from quantity surveyors, Rider Levett Bucknall, has shown that the physical properties, specifically the enhanced thermal performance, of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 FM Soffit Board can allow installers to fit an additional 5.25 m² of insulation every thirty minutes when compared with the closest... View Article

Make your new home part of the solution for Climate Change

Carbon Legacy has self-build customers who are achieving 78% self-sufficiency for all their energy uses from the Sun. Using solar panels, Tesla battery, Nibe Ground or Air sourced heat pumps, whole house ventilation with heat recovery and a super insulated... View Article

Extensive renovation project

Situated near Leyburn in Wensleydale, this characterful farmhouse and barn recently underwent an extensive renovation project including a full set of new timber windows and doors. The original farmhouse was renovated and the attached barn was converted to provide extra living... View Article