Self Build Homes

by Hugh Metcalf

December 13, 2019

Micro self-build: take a look at this eco-friendly cabin

When a Finnish architect wanted to build a holiday home on an infrastructure-less island, the idea for this clever pre-fabricated cabin was born Image: Majamaja…
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Self Build Homes

Country plots: 5 ways to beat buying issues

If all that stands between you and an idyllic rural lifestyle is getting a mortgage on a new property in the country, these expert tips...
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Conversions

Take a look inside this colourful chapel conversion

Architect Tom Surman transformed this chapel conversion in Islington with colourful stained-glass screens.
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Self Build Homes

How to save money on a Passivhaus build

With costs associated with Passivhaus builds falling, the Passivhaus Trust reveal how to keep these eco-friendly projects on budget.
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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Home Improvements

Ironmongery Direct – 50 years of trust and quality

Handles, hinges and locks are key components of your home. Make sure you buy from the best with 10% off your first order and enjoy...
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Home Improvements

Window treatment ideas for bi-fold and Crittall doors

Need help dressing Crittall, bi-fold doors or french windows? Here are 4 simple ideas to consider.
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Home Improvements

Greenhouses: 5 modern design trends for 2020

Glasshouses and greenhouses are on the rise and we've taken a look at the design trends for 2020.
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Home Improvements

Tour this compact ensuite bathroom with a clever layout

Walk through this sleek bathroom design with a clever zoned layout.
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Home Improvements

Give your home an on-trend update with grey wall and floor tiles

Discover how an on-trend grey floor and wall tiles can transform the look of your home.
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Home Improvements

How to build a healthy home office

How sustainable and ergonomic furniture can make home working more healthy.
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Competitions

Win a luxury spa for your home

We've teamed up with Wellis to offer one lucky winner the chance to get their very own sun spa worth £4,000. Enter our fantastic competition...
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Competitions

WIN a stunning wall mural worth £500

Enter this fantastic competition for your chance to win a mural from Wallpaper INK.