Hugh is Digital Editor of homebuilding.co.uk and has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and interior design. He's currently renovating a Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible.
A garden design worthy of your new home or extension is a tall task. Start out with our complete guide to help you plan and execute your dream outdoor area
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Try these garden paving ideas to get the most from your patio design and complement the rest of your outdoor space
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These handy DIY tips are perfect for those who want to get to grips with tasks around the home, but don't know where to start
These utility room ideas not only look great, but they offer some serious inspiration for layout and organisation for the most practical room in the house
Look to these kitchen island ideas for design inspiration, whether you’re short on space or have a large, luxurious kitchen to fill
Looking for modern kitchen ideas for your self build or renovation project? We’ve got 22 of the best, cutting-edge designs to serve up inspiration
While handleless kitchens offer a sleek, contemporary look, there are some practical issues to be considered. In this guide, find out how to design a handleless kitchen that is both beautiful and functional
These small kitchen extension ideas prove that it's not the size that counts, but how hard you make your extra space work
You made your votes count, and the Homebuilding & Renovating Industry Awards winners for 2021 have now been announced
Wrap around extensions are a great way to add useful space to the rear of a house for an open plan design. Here’s what you need to know
Water softeners are a popular solution to hard water issues such as limescale. In this complete guide, we look at how they work, how much they cost and how to know if you need one
Stone cladding makes for a good-looking façade for your project and can be an effective way to mesh a new build with the local design vernacular. Here’s what you need to know
Outdoor kitchens are the next big trend in at-home entertaining. Take inspiration from these incredible alfresco spaces for your own garden
These practical and stylish outdoor wall lights will you help to add character to your outdoor space
Picture windows are a brilliant way to frame your view of the great outdoors. Here’s what you need to know about them
What is Cradle to Cradle? We explore the concept and look at how it might apply to your self build or renovation project
Researching wet room ideas for your bathroom renovation? Check out this brilliant design inspiration for your project
These bay window ideas, from dressing and decorating to seating and storage, will help use what can be an awkward space to its full potential
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