Home Improvements

by Hannah Fenton

August 18, 2017

Buyers guide to music and TV entertainment systems

There has never been a better time to upgrade to the latest wireless music systems and high-resolution TV screens. Technology manufacturers have finally started to…
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Grand Designs TV Houses

TV house secrets: converted run-down yard to industrial-style home

Tracy and Steve Fox turned a run-down yard in London into an innovative industrial-style home. We ask Tracy how they’re getting on three years later
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Self Build Homes

Case study: Hi-tech contemporary kitchen

Hi-tech appliances combine with contemporary style in this new-build family home in West London.

Kevin McCloud on how our homes give us the chance to reflect and have new experiences

Our editor-at-large ponders how our homes can give us a chance to reflect and have new experiences.
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Extensions

End-terrace house extension outwards and upwards

Two new feature staircases link the levels of Marie-Eve Poget and Richard Jones’ end-terrace house, which has been extended outwards and upwards with dramatic effect.
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Self Build Homes

Case study: En suite bathroom design for life

Gavin and Sally Cooke planned ahead when they built their new en suite to suit their visiting parents’ needs.
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Home Improvements

George Clarke on creating the illusion of space

George Clarke; The architect and presenter of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces and The Restoration Man shares his latest tips and ideas
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Home Improvements

Buyers guide to composite surfaces

Thanks to new technology, man-made materials are now more versatile and durable than ever.
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Self Build Homes

Stunning demolition/new build in North London by Facit Homes

With Anya, Robin and their 4 boys fast outgrowing their house in North London, in order to stay in the area that was ideal for...
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Home Improvements

Top trends for bathroom surfaces

Fabulous and functional, treat your bathroom to sleek surfaces for a hit of designer style.
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Competitions

Win a luxury front door

Create a bespoke entrance with a customised door from Spitfire Doors
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Home Improvements

Tandoor-i: The World’s First Fully Integrated Tandoor Oven

The world’s first fully integrated tandoor oven for the home kitchen, Tandoor-i is a revolution in home cooking.
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Competitions

Win a contemporary photo collage worth £895

Three lucky readers can win a bespoke piece of art from Life in Squares