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 21, 2020

Rooflights that offer a safer window on your world

Opt for security, safety and energy efficiency when choosing rooflights for your home.  PROMOTED FEATURE  Image: EOS Rooflights Whether it’s on a new build or…
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4 real houses with living plant walls

These urban spaces have re-connected with nature by incorporating walls made from living plants into their design.
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Kitchen planning: 7 steps to your perfect space

Follow these steps for creating your perfect kitchen that's both stylish and functional for you and your family.
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Recycled interiors: 7 sustainable products for your home

Creatively recycling a range of different materials, get inspired to improve your home's eco-credentials with these sustainable picks.
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How to find extra space for a home office

With more people than ever working from home, finding room for a dedicated working zone has become a new priority.
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A quarter century of architectural excellence

A holistic approach, amazing attention to detail, a slew of awards – one UK architect is flying the flag with a new office in LA.
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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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4 pitfalls to avoid with architectural salvage

Architectural salvage is a striking, eco-friendly choice for your project. Ensure a smooth-sailing project using these materials with this handy guide.
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Distinctive contemporary furniture for modern living

Our round-up of Cadira's contemporary designer furniture focusses on bespoke solutions and fresh materials to give your home design an edge.
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Is heated flooring right for your project?

Bespoke heated flooring is an eco-friendly way to warm up both new builds and renovations. We take a closer look…
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Reclaimed wood flooring: what you need to know

Considering reclaimed wood flooring? Here's our quick guide to giving an old floor new life.
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Ironmongery Direct – 50 years of trust and quality

Handles, hinges and locks are key components of your home. Make sure you buy from the best with 10% off your first order and enjoy...
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Greenhouses: 5 modern design trends for 2020

Glasshouses and greenhouses are on the rise and we've taken a look at the design trends for 2020.

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.