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 Paula Woods

July 02, 2020

Eco bathrooms: A guide to taps and showers

How eco-friendly taps and showers save water and energy without compromising on performance or style. Image: C.P Hart  Reducing water and energy usage is an…
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9 ways to bring light and space to your self-build or renovation

Natural light and a sense of space are two of the most desirable traits sought after in a self-build or renovation. Consider these ideas to...
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Stone flooring: what you need to know

If you're considering stone flooring for your self-build project, here's what you need to know.
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Explore this sleek, minimal kitchen in a Greenwich home

These owners found their ideal kitchen company to transform their home at Grand Designs Live
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Trending styles in interior door hardware

Finding the right style of interior door handles or knobs will make for the perfect finishing touch to a property.
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5 design ideas for an eco-friendly kitchen

Save energy and make thoughtful materials choices to ensure your kitchen meets modern expectations of environmentally friendly design.
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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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Buyer's guide to outdoor furniture

What type of garden furniture would suit your outdoor space? Take a look at our buyer's guide.
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Garden and landscaping trends for 2020

The latest ideas for making the most of your outdoor space.
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A house renovation that takes brass finishes to new lengths

The homeowners' love for brass inspired a connected thread throughout the key spaces of this property renovation.
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Bathtub in a bedroom: the practical considerations

Does the luxury hotel trend for a freestanding bath in a bedroom translate into everyday living?
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How to create a games room with retro arcade machines

Whether you have room for a dedicated gaming space, or want to make an office more entertaining, a custom retro arcade machine is a nostalgic,...
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Let the light in with beautiful window shutters

Bespoke shutters are the ideal way to boost your home and take control of light and privacy while adding timeless style. We take a closer...

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.