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 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!
Snag some cheap wall lights in the Wayfair sale, but be quick — these deals end at midnight tomorrow!
Obtaining mortgages has become challenging amid the pandemic. One mortgage expert offers their advice
SME builders are pivotal to affordable housing targets, new working group Housing Diversification says
The Eufy Robovac can help to eliminate one of chores from your to-do list - grab this bargain while you can
Under Permitted Development rights you can extend by up to two additional storeys, but this requires significant structural planning
This Keter garden storage box from Wickes will store your garden tools and equipment safely and securely over the winter months
The government hopes the new housing initiative will make it easier to secure warranties for prefabricated homes
The omission of gas boilers from the Green Homes Grant was a missed opportunity according to an industry expert
Two-storey extensions will be allowed under Permitted Development rights providing prior approval is granted
One of the six teams of shortlisted architects has designed a self build development which includes homes with straw walls, green roofs and communal gardens
More of us are making home improvements to better suit our needs and to reflect our changing requirements after lockdown
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