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.
The Sixth Carbon Budget comprises a series of recommendations to improve the energy efficiency of our homes
The Green Homes Grant extension is a shot in the arm for homeowners, who have longer to complete improvements
600,000 heat pumps will be installed in our homes every year by 2028, the government has pledged, but there are fears about supply
This ruling means that, under Permitted Development, extenders can push ahead with extending up by two storeys
Installing a kitchen is the most popular home renovation, as a new survey reveals how much you can expect to pay
Buying pre-owned goods while renovating a house is one way of helping the environment, as well as saving money
Smart video doorbells and smart security cameras can be surprisingly affordable ways of boosting your security
As many of us created home offices during the pandemic, a recent report suggests a new era of innovations for homeowners
On Right to Build Day, councils must evidence they have permissioned enough plots for aspiring self builders to build their own home
Time constraints and application costs to work on the Green Homes Grant are huge obstacles for smaller installers
This cheap laminate flooring doesn't mean you're compromising on quality - but you'll need to be quick to bag the bargains
Some lenders have increased their mortgage rates, or pulled certain products, which is particularly affecting first-time buyers
Marking World Mental Health Day, a new study reveals the health benefits associated with good home design
The Prime Minister has pledged £160m in funding for wind power infrastructure improvements and new tech developments
The government will amend Permitted Development rights to stop the minority of developers abusing the system
The Makita cordless drill won't be in the Wickes sale for much longer, so what are you waiting for?!
Amazon, Currys and Argos all have smart TV sales on - with these smart TVs you won’t want to leave your couch!
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