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Adding A Porch
Adding A Porch
A porch can be a very worthwhile and useful addition to a house although there are some rules to follow to make sure it doesn’t turn out to be the street’s carbuncle....
Advice and Considerations When Roofing
Advice and Considerations When Roofing
Roofs often need attention on renovation projects until they need it, many of us don’t give them a second thought. We give you the lowdown on the highs of renovation....
Building a Two Storey Extension
Building a Two Storey Extension
If you're considering building and extension onto a property as part of a renovation project you'll get more bang for your buck if you can stretch to a two-storey one....
Building An Extension
Building An Extension
Extending a house is becoming more popular as house prices soar out of control, and with stamp duty and moving costs taken into account it can often be cheaper than…...
Cellars And Basements
Cellars And Basements
If you’re in a location where living space is in short supply, then the space underneath your house may present an opportunity for you to relieve the problems without…...
Creating an Indoor Swimming Pool
Creating an Indoor Swimming Pool
Creating an indoor swimming pool can add value to your home and luxury to your life. Read our guide to getting started on a pool of your very own....
Creating an Outdoor Swimming Pool
Creating an Outdoor Swimming Pool
Creating an outdoor swimming pool is a project with a luxurious, if costly, aim. We'll walk you through the considerations of taking on such a project for your home....
Demolition And Rebuilding
Demolition And Rebuilding
Renovation is all very well but if your property is in a very bad condition throughout, then it might be easier and more economically viable to knock it all down and…...
Does a Bathroom Need a Bath?
Does a Bathroom Need a Bath?
Showers have gained in popularity over the last forty to fifty years but does that mean it's safe to completely dispense with a bath?...
External Walls And Foundations
External Walls And Foundations
If there isn’t enough care and consideration put into foundations and walls then there may not be much point in carrying on with your build....
Getting Labour In For The Dirty Work
Getting Labour In For The Dirty Work
You might think that doing as much of your home renovation work yourself will save money, but often it doesn't. So choose wisely which tasks you are going to take on....
Great Historical Building Projects
Great Historical Building Projects
If your renovation project feels like it will never end, take comfort and inspiration from our look at building projects throughout history....
Insulating Roofs And Walls
Insulating Roofs And Walls
Climate change has pushed energy efficiency and insulation to the front of the property news and it makes solid sense to insulate well whether you are renovating fro…...
Loft Conversions
Loft Conversions
A loft conversion can give the extra bedroom, and perhaps more, that will lift your renovation project into a different price bracket....
Re-arranging Interior Walls
Re-arranging Interior Walls
Modern living needs different living spaces to those that period houses offer, so it’s worth considering a rearrangement of internal walls to give you what you need....
Roof Extensions
Roof Extensions
If your house doesn't have the height or width for a decent loft conversion you may be able to create that space with a roof extension....
Stairs And Landing Areas
Stairs And Landing Areas
Stairs and landings can be very tricky places to renovate so here are some tips on how to do it, and how to do it safely....
Structural Repair
Structural Repair
Structural repairs can spell doom to the faint-hearted, and there’s no denying the cost involved. But the good news is that they are mostly repairable and new…...
Tips & Advice on Adding Conservatories
Tips & Advice on Adding Conservatories
A conservatory can be a delightful addition to a home and it’s one of the simplest building projects you can do....
Unusual and Interesting Renovation Projects
Unusual and Interesting Renovation Projects
From leaning towers to burning buildings, we take a look at some renovation projects that will have kept many a designer awake at night....
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