Inspiration and advice for your building project
We look at the issues and solutions surrounding finance, insurance, warranties and selling on a house of non-standard construction
One of the biggest (and earliest) decisions you'll make as a self-builder is materials. The most common construction systems are brick and blockwork and timber frame, but there are other options. H&R editor Jason Orme looks at the alternatives,...
A guide to converting a loft with a difficult roof construction. Includes advice on headroom, trussed rafters, telescopic joists, building regulations and more.