Home Improvements

by Becca Green

July 09, 2020

Inside this classically-styled family kitchen in Kent

This stylish kitchen was repositioned in order to make the most of the landscaped gardens of this large family home.  Image: Stoneham Kitchens The owner…
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Home Improvements

Government to launch £2bn eco retrofit fund for UK homes

The Government has announced that a new fund will offer homeowners vouches up to £5,000 to pay for eco-friendly home improvements.
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Home Improvements

How to choose outdoor flooring for your garden

Choose between natural stone, tiles and decking for a functional, long-lasting outdoor space.
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Home Improvements

7 home projects with colourful structural elements

Explore 7 self-builds and renovations, each with a different colourful element included in its design.
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Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof.
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Home Improvements

Eco bathrooms: A guide to taps and showers

Consider choosing eco-friendly bathroom fixtures as part of your latest renovation or self-build.
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Extensions

Colourful exposed steels uplift this modern kitchen extension

This kitchen extension design uses exposed bright yellow steel beams to create an uplifting atmosphere.
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Extensions

Planning a basement extension: what you need to know

A basement extension can be costly and difficult, but it also provides amazing opportunities for increasing the space your home has to offer.
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Self Build Homes

A guesthouse in Somerset with a contemporary take on rural style

Replacing an existing outbuilding, this guesthouse blends traditional and modern styles to great effect.
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Home Improvements

9 ways to bring light and space to your self-build or renovation

Natural light and a sense of space are two of the most desirable traits sought after in a self-build or renovation. Consider these ideas to...
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Home Improvements

Stone flooring: what you need to know

If you're considering stone flooring for your self-build project, here's what you need to know.
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Competitions

Win a project consultation with Kevin McCloud at Grand Designs Live

A unique chance to talk to Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud about your self-build or renovation project.
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Home Improvements

Explore this sleek, minimal kitchen in a Greenwich home

These owners found their ideal kitchen company to transform their home at Grand Designs Live
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Competitions

How to enter Grand Designs Live's interior design competition

If you're an interior designer or stylist looking to showcase your talents, why not enter this Grand Designs Live competition?