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 Andrea Manley

April 09, 2020

Garden walls and fences: what you need to know

Whether you decide on a wooden fence or a unique garden wall, a striking boundary will protect your home and enhance its style credentials. Image:…
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Home Improvements

Polished concrete floors: a buyer's guide

Get to grips with the reality of choosing a polished concrete floor for your project, from cost to installation and aftercare.
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Home Improvements

How to build an outdoor kitchen

Spend more time outdoors in summer with a custom kitchen in your garden for all your cooking and entertaining needs.
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How to design a stylish and functional family bathroom

Achieve a stylish and functional family bathroom by following these practical design ideas.
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Home Improvements

Scandi-style in reclining seats

Combining timeless style with incredible functionality, a new breed of reclining seats are clamouring for a place in your design-led home
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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

Get the custom-built bathroom of your dreams

Discover customised bathroom elements that combine luxury materials with a made-to-measure approach.
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9 creative bathroom trends for 2020

From statement stone to curvaceous fixtures and smart technology, these trends will define bathroom design over the coming year.
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Home Improvements

4 desk design ideas for working from home

Be inspired by these home office design ideas for if and when you are working from home.
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Home Improvements

A guide to choosing your kitchen worktop

Your choice of worksurface can make or break your kitchen so make sure to consider which material is going to meet you and your families...
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Home Improvements

Sustainable flooring: 6 natural ideas for your home

Choose a natural and sustainable flooring option for your renovations to lessen your home's impact on the environment.
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Home Improvements

Interior cladding: 6 inspiring designs for your home

Interior cladding or panelling can transform the overall look and design of a space. Take a look at these decorating ideas to inspire your home....

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.