Open plan kitchens are the heart of the home, so it's important to get them right. These brilliant projects not only offer up style inspiration but practical layout ideas for your own space
It can be easy to overlook the garden when building a new home, but it can be beneficial to tackle both at the same time
Self build homes come in all shapes, sizes and specifications — but what is possible for your budget? Take a look at our image gallery including everything from DIY homes built for £100k to dream designs pushing the boundaries
Custom build offers a more guided process to building your own home than a traditional self build. Find out more about it in this quick guide
Right to Build is designed to help self builders find a plot of land, and a review this year will make this easier
Looking older than you are is not usually a good thing, that is unless you are a new build, period-style home of course
These show-stopping houses don't just perform to a high efficiency standard but they also are beautifully designed
Whether you are renovating, extending or self building, be inspired by the diverse architectural styles of the US
Doing it all (or as much as possible) yourself, is a way to make big savings on your self build. It also means you know your home inside and out, and have the pride of having built a house
Buying the right plot is the first vital step on your self build journey. HB&R’s panel of experts have put their heads together to offer the ultimate collection of advice to start you off on the right path
This step-by-step guide shows how to build a roof including installing underlay and battens and finishing the roof with tiles, verge units and ridge system
Be inspired by these Scottish self build homes, built in a range of styles and for a range of budgets — starting from just £59k
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