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 Hugh Metcalf

February 25, 2020

Box room design ideas from Grand Designs Live

Take a look at how the finalists for The Great British Box Room competition at Grand Designs Live London will bring life to their spare…
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How water softeners can safeguard your home

Hard water leaves limescale deposits that dull your home, damage your appliances and increase cleaning costs. We look at how you can soften your water…
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Bespoke steel windows and doors for dramatic design

Discover how you can add a dramatic industrial style to your home with design-led bespoke steel-framed doors and windows.
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6 bathroom design ideas inspired by hotels

Take inspiration these design-forward luxury hotel suites for your own bathroom design.
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Terrazzo: what you need to know

Considering terrazzo for flooring or surfaces? Here's what you need to know about installation, cost and style.
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Explore the modern kitchen of this basement townhouse

Take a tour of this modern industrial kitchen diner, which maximises the space of this basement townhouse.
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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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9 inspiring kitchen trends for 2020

These latest trends in luxury kitchens will ensure your design is functional, beautiful and sustainable.
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Contemporary electric fires for modern homes

Electric fires have come a long way in recent years. Here’s why it pays to have a fume-free, efficient fire that fits perfectly into a...
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Artistry and alchemy: why architects choose Millboard decking

Discover how modern decking combines the good looks of wood with none of the drawbacks
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6 of the best high-tech gadgets for your kitchen

Try these cutting edge appliances to bring the latest and greatest technology to your kitchen.
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Oliver Heath on biophilic design in 2020

We talk to Oliver Heath, expert in sustainable interiors and architecture, about how homes are forging closer connection to nature.
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Design-led staircases for modern homes

We take a close look at how contemporary bespoke staircases can transform a self-build or modern 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.