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 Jennifer Turner

January 18, 2021

Customisable timber buildings for the perfect outdoor space

Get the garage, home office or summer house of your dreams with a timber frame system that can be customised to your space.  PROMOTIONAL FEATURE…
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Home Improvements

Customisable timber buildings for the perfect outdoor space

JointKit timber frame buildings are the perfect way to get a customisable outdoor building. Discover offices, garages and more that don’t require planning permission.
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Home Improvements

Before and after: 5 creative exterior makeovers to uninspiring homes

Be inspired to renovate your home's facade with these incredible exterior makeovers.
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Home Improvements

Bathroom trends: 9 design ideas making a splash in 2021

From statement stone to fluted finishes and Japandi-inspired schemes, these trends will define bathroom design over the coming year.
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Home Improvements

How virtual reality can change the way you renovate or build

Get peace of mind when you use VT technology to explore your next home renovation before it has even been ordered.
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Home Improvements

Pocket doors: what are the benefits of an Eclisse system?

Pocket doors slide into gaps in the wall, saving you floor space and helping to make the most of your home. Find out how they...
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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

Discover the next generation of shower toilets

Shower toilets have come of age with the appliance of science – the latest are app-controlled, hygienic and blend seamlessly into modern homes.
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Home Improvements

How to commission a bespoke dining table

Want your dream dining table for your home renovation? Then commission it yourself. Here's what you need to know.
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Home Improvements

Designer radiators: Interior tips for choosing the right style

There are plenty of options to consider when buying a designer radiator. Our buyer’s guide looks at the hottest trends for 2021.
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Home Improvements

An innovative upper floor construction method that improves performance

A Lewis Deck system is perfect for a solid, secure upstairs floor without heavy beams and blocks, with great acoustic properties.
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Home Improvements

Design the perfect kitchen with colour-matched worktops and sinks

Kitchen worktops are the finishing touch of any modern kitchen. Discover a range that meld technological advances with great looks.
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Home Improvements

Which government energy home improvement grants are available in 2021?

Discover the eco home improvement schemes you could take advantage of in 2021.