Inspiration and advice for your building project
Negotiation is a powerful tool. Self-builders accustomed to it will pay a lot less on their project than those who don’t feel confident enough to try. Melanie Griffiths explains the process.
When you take on a self build or renovation, organisation is everything. Here's H&R's suggestions for a schedule:
If you’re deliberating whether to be your own project manager or entrust someone else, H&R can help you make the right choice by pointing out all the things you need to consider.
A key frustration for self-builders is not knowing the schedule of events of a housebuilding project and when to engage the services of subcontractors and order materials.
There are a variety of different routes you can take to construct your dream home, says Jason Orme. But how do you decide which one is best for you?
Drawing on decades of industry experience and best practice, Ron Woodhall’s ‘Controlling Build Quality’ is available online to download as a user-friendly, site-friendly PDF document.