Jack is News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating, and strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and planning reforms. Having bought his first home in 2013, he and his wife have renovated almost every room and recently finished a garden renovation.
The stamp duty holiday tapering effect ends next week, with the tax reverting back to its original rate
The Homebuilding & Renovating Show travels to London this weekend, and it's not too late to book your place
A great log basket is essential for those with open fires or log burning stoves — these are the best buys available now
The best video doorbells are packed with convenient and smart features — you'll never miss a parcel again
Surging energy price rises are looming as energy companies work with the government to resolve the ongoing energy crisis
The government's planning reforms will be delayed following the appointment of a new housing secretary
This guide to the best cordless strimmers will help you find your dream machine to keep your garden manicured
Help to Build is a government scheme to make self build more accessible and affordable. Here's what we know so far
The construction materials shortage continues to be impacted by a lack of lorry drivers and high construction vacancies
As Robert Jenrick is replaced as housing secretary - we speculate on some of the policy challenges now facing Michael Gove
The Heat and Buildings Strategy could kick-start a wave of measures to improve our homes' energy efficiency
A forthcoming House of Lords debate on zero carbon homes could have a big long-term impact on home improvers
The government's net zero drive could mean homeowners have to improve the efficiency of their heating systems
Sarcastic comments were added as council workers mistakenly rejected planning applications — and the decisions are legally binding
The Green Homes Grant officially ended on 31 March, but reports suggest it will rebooted in the Spending Review
A hydrogen boiler is a low-carbon heating system which could significantly improve the way your home is heated
These are the best cordless drills for wood, metal and masonry work to help you get the job done quickly
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