Home Improvements

We’re a nation obsessed with updating our houses. So make sure you equip yourself with expert advice from Grand Designs when it comes to your own home renovation project, whether it’s remodelling your bathroom, redesigning your kitchen, revamping your bedroom, or adding those finishing touches.

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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Home Improvements

4 alternative ways of buying a kitchen

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

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

Planning advice for a wet room bathroom

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

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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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Home Improvements

What planning permission do I need for a garden room?

Make sure you've got the right planning permission before constructing a garden room.
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Home Improvements

Expert tips for installing a home security system

Install your own home security system by following these expert top tips.
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Home Improvements

Beautiful bespoke staircases for your new project

Bespoke staircases, whether straight, spiral or cantilevered, can be the centrepiece of your self-build project. Discover more about how to raise your game
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Home Improvements

Kitchen work surfaces: tips for a hassle-free installation

Discover the different types of kitchen work surfaces and expert top tips for installation and aftercare.

In the UK we are investing more and more time and money on home improvements to maintain the appearance of our houses inside and out, keep our interior style on-trend, and ensure that our properties are equipped with the latest eco-friendly or money-saving technology.