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Wet rot, dry rot and wood beetle are treatable so we show you how to identify and remedy them
Making hard surfaces into water retention areas will make rainwater easier to manage.
Custom build is set to be one of the ways that the Government will help solve the housing shortage. But what is custom build and how does it differ from self build?
How to save £1,000s on your labour and material costs with our guide to what HMRC won't tell you
How to spot the signs, how to treat it and what the long term implications may be
Unused attic space can become valuable living accommodation quite easily — and at surprisingly low cost. James Hatter explains all you need to know.
we could build under PD rights he went several time to see the planners with drawing of what we wanted with sizes and position he also had a...
A friend of mine has just had a quote through for a small extension that comes in at around £3,000/m2 - it's a for a small utility room...
I have just recieved a quotation for an electricity connection to my new self build, the price seems a little high for what they actually have to...