Inspiration and advice for your building project
For many period properties and conversion projects, insulating on the outside is not an option, so internal wall insulation is the best option, with the least visual impact.
Natasha Brinsmead explains how to incorporate timber cladding into your interior
Continuing our comprehensive series examining build costs, David Snell provides a detailed receipt breakdown for the essential second fix tasks, including kitchen and utility room units and appliances. Plus advice on how to reduce the costs.
Homeowners who have taken their inspiration from overseas architecture
The majority of self-builders never even think about how their internal walls should be built. If they have hired an architect or a designer to draw up plans, they will happily go along with what is suggested to them; and if they employ a system...
Knocking through internal walls can be a great way of making the most of your existing space, but there’s a lot to consider first, as chartered surveyor Ian Rock explains
Removing internal walls can transform your home, bringing in light and creating space. We tell you how
Internal doors play such a huge role in the look and feel of your home that it’s surprising that so many people get it wrong. Melanie Griffiths picks the best choices available and explains how to get the right look and work out the right measurements...