Hugh is Digital Editor of homebuilding.co.uk and has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating a Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. His current project is a kitchen renovation which involves knocking through walls and landscaping a courtyard garden.
Not sure where you fall on the 'open fire vs log burner' debate? We take a look at what you need to know about both options so you can make the right choice for your home
Can't decide between laminate vs vinyl for the flooring in your project? We breakdown the differences between the two to help you pick the right option for you
The best multi tools are a worthwhile addition to your tool box, offering you handy versatility with just the change of a head
Wondering what the best angle grinder is for your DIY project? Here's our pick of 5 of the best you can buy right now
These practical and stylish outdoor wall lights will come in handy now the evenings are getting darker
When it comes to planning a kitchen, do your homework and enter the process prepared. Here are our top tips for ensuring your project is a success
These stylish fireplace ideas, from surround inspiration to choosing the right fire, will ensure your hearth becomes the centrepiece of your space
Choosing an eco flooring is high on the agenda for the modern green homes enthusiast. Discover which choices have the lowest impact on the environment with our guide
Natural insulation ensures your home's green credentials remain in tact while improving its thermal efficiency. These are the key types you need to know
These bathroom flooring ideas offer up the best inspiration for materials, styles and layouts for your project
Working with brilliant architects, these homeowners created homes on flood-prone plots, designed to withstand rising waters
Invest in the best mitre saw and you'll have a versatile tool at your disposal for your renovation or DIY project. Here's our pick of the top saws available
Deathwatch beetle are a much-feared pest when found in the home, and for good reason. Discover the tell-tale signs of infestation and the best ways to treat it
Coastal houses are in high demand, and with self builds and renovations like these six outstanding examples, it's not hard to see why
Help to Build is a government scheme to make self build more accessible and affordable. Here's what we know so far
Major building works can cause a strain on the relationship with your neighbours. Here’s how to keep them from the start to the end of your project
Is Positive Input Ventilation the solution to your home’s moisture problems? We look at how these systems work and whether they’re right for you
The best garden solar lights keep your outdoor space bright and easy to traverse as the evenings draw in
Discover our picks of the best reciprocating saws, both corded and cordless, for easy use around your build
When it comes to heating a kitchen, there's a wide range of options available. This guide explores the pros and cons of the most common kitchen heating systems
Choose one of these hallway flooring ideas to create a warm welcome to your home and transitional spaces that look their very best
These small utility room ideas go to show that size of your laundry space isn't as important as how you use it
The government’s Hydrogen Strategy plans for up to 35% of the UK’s energy consumption to come from hydrogen by 2035
Hunting for kitchen flooring ideas? Check out our round up of the most practical, good-looking and innovative styles
Get the latest news, reviews and product advice straight to your inbox.
Thank you for signing up to Homebuilding. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.