Kevin McCloud’s top tips for a stress free build

Channel 4's Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud shares his exclusive top tips to make sure your self build is a total success from build to completion, minus the stress.

By Jenny Mcfarlane | 2 October 2018

Our editor-in-large Kevin McCloud shares his top self build tips to make sure your own grand designs house is a success

Kevin McCloud in a kitchen

Image: Theo Cohen

Ahead of Grand Designs Live at Birmingham’s NEC, our Editor-at-Large Kevin McCloud shares his self build wisdom with us to ensure your self build goes up without a hitch.

Over to you Kevin.

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white modern house with black frame windows by snug architects

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‘Hire a good architect and the fees will pay for themselves. They will be able to let you know what works in a home and, more importantly, what doesn’t.’