Jack is News Editor of Homebuilding & Renovating and strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders and renovators. Having bought his first home in 2013, he and his wife have renovated almost every room and recently finished a garden renovation. Jack reports on all of the latest news that could affect your project.
Amid reports the Green Homes Grant will be scrapped in March, these are five solutions experts say should happen next
It's not the sexiest of jobs, but finding the best grout cleaner makes it far easier to keep tiled areas looking their best
Ecology Building Society’s Renovation mortgage will discount the initial lending rate based on energy improvements made
An additional £3.5bn in cladding fire safety funding will pay for the removal of unsafe cladding in blocks 18m or higher
The scale up follows the government’s pledge to install 600,000 heat pumps in homes per year by 2028
The best bathroom sealants prevent water damage and offer long-lasting protection against mould growth
Steve Ogier claims he is the king of a sovereign state, and has the power to grant himself planning permission
We could be in lockdown for a while, so try these DIY projects to keep occupied and make your home work better for you
These are the best shower heads to suit your requirements: from a quick wash to a nice, long pampering
The Right to Regenerate would make it easier for people to challenge local authorities over vacant land
Try this lockdown construction FAQ for information on self build, renovation projects and the housing market
Looking for a power tools sale? These are the best January Sales from major brands such as Bosch, Makita and JCB
Builders’ merchants and garden centres are essential retailers, and there are no restrictions on DIY products
From legal challenges and slum housing to rabbit hutches - 2020 was a dramatic year for Permitted Development
Indoors is now the new outdoors, but at least these new heating pledges in 2020 could make our energy costs cheaper
As Sarah Beeny’s house in New Life in the Country progresses, we examine her choice of building method
Low carbon homes are a key benefit of custom build, but awareness is sparse in the UK, developers say
The Ring Alarm is Ring's first home security system - read our review to find out whether it's right for you
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