Home Improvements

by Caroline Rodrigues

December 01, 2020

Architect tips: How to upgrade an outbuilding

An outbuilding or garden room is a great way of adding extra functional space to your home.  Image: TE-Architects  You may have neglected your outbuildings…
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Home Improvements

Sunken baths: 5 key design practicalities to consider

Here's what to consider when considering a sunken bath for your bathroom design.
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Self Build Homes

Inside a narrow woodland home, built without demolishing a single tree

With a brief to preserve every tree in this dense woodland site, architects Frankie Pappas created a linear, narrow home that is threaded through this...
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Home Improvements

4 alternative ways of buying a kitchen

Keep your options open when it comes to purchasing your dream kitchen design.

Kevins Column

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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Grand Designs TV Houses

TV house: Underground home in a former London recording studio

These ambitious designers created a light, bright home, in spite of much of it being under ground level.
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Home Improvements

5 practical tips for reconfiguring a kitchen layout

Consider the practical elements when renovating of extending your current kitchen design.

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Home Improvements

Government extends Green Homes Grant by a year as part of eco jobs drive

The Green Homes Grant has been extended for a year until March 2022. Here's what you need to know.

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Grand Designs TV Houses

5 of the most memorable kitchens from Grand Designs TV houses

Are these the best kitchens from Grand Designs' TV homes? Let us know your thoughts!
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Home Improvements

Kitchen and bathrooms: the benefits of working with an independent retailer

Planning a kitchen or bathroom makeover? The latest VR tech lets you walk around your dream room – and independent retailers can walk you through...

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Home Improvements

Planning advice for a wet room bathroom

Read these expert top tips for planning a wet room project.
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Competitions

Think you've got London's best new home extension? Enter this competition

Enter your home or design project for New London Architecture's Don't Move, Improve awards. Here's how...
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Home Improvements

Using salvaged wood for a fabulous floor

Eco Flooring specialise in taking unwanted French flooring and turning into fabulous floors for sustainable homes.
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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.