MEET THE TEAM
Let there be light
Key to success
Choosing front doors
3 steps to a timber self build
How to assess a barn conversion
Getting roofs right
Planning: what does it cost?
Extension cost calculator
Self build mortgages
Land finding tips
Light-filled origami extension
Stamp duty savings boost renovations
The return of the granny annexe
Need to know
Calls for government to unlock 130,000 homes for self builders
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Vote for Britain’s Best Self Build or Renovation Project
Hybrid oak and timber frame ideal for family home
Wow factor metal extension to grade II listed barn
Self building with friends creates two dream homes
Rural barn converted into modern eco house
No hurdle too big for this contemporary build
1970s property transformed into stylish high tech home
Getting the detail right...
CONVERSION VS EXTENSION: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
QUICK GUIDE ENERGY PERFORMANCE
CLOSER LOOK SECURITY
Planning your heating system
Sustainable home heating
THE RENEWABLE HEAT INCENTIVE
Heritage home revamp benefits from heat pump
Choosing a boiler
Radiators vs underfloor heating
STOVES: FUEL OPTIONS
9 of the best stoves & fires
Heating options for extensions
PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS
OTHER FINANCE ROUTES
HOW ROOFING IMPACTS ON LIVING SPACE
ROOF DESIGN CHECKLIST
WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE AN EICR
ABOUT THE BUILD IT ESTIMATING SERVICE
QUICK GUIDE COST VARIATIONS
How to use the extension cost chart
HOW BUILD ROUTE AFFECTS COSTS
Ask the EXPERTS
Should I install gas central heating or electric radiators?
How can we gain outline planning permission without overspending?
What is the most effective way to insulate an old garage?
What is a mortgage retention?
How do SIPS and ICF compare?
Will living in my current home during a project affect my finance options?
CLOSER LOOK: PLOTS WITH POTENTIAL
NEED TO KNOW PLOT BUYER’S CHECKLIST
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