Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. She has renovated a terrace and is at the end of the DIY renovation and extension of her Edwardian cottage. She is now looking for her next project.
Renovating a house is a great way to get a home full of character — but old properties can also present challenges. Our guide will prepare you for anything.
A great log basket is essential for those with open fires or log burning stoves — these are the best buys available now
Our showcase of the best home renovation ideas out there is designed to offer you all the inspiration you need to bring the very best out of your old house
Our expert guide to lighting a home office includes everything you need to know in order to create a happy, productive work space at home.
This collection of wooden kitchen ideas is an inspirational round up showcasing the beauty and unique style timber can add to the kitchen
House cladding has the power to define the entire look your home, as well as its performance — this guide explains all your options
The best kitchen lighting has the ability to ensure that your kitchen looks super stylish as well as performing perfectly
Got a burning question about garage conversions? Our experts outline the most frequently asked-for advice you need to know when converting a garage
Need garage conversion ideas to get your project off the ground? Our 12 inspirational ways to repurpose your garage will help add space and value to your home
Hunting down best electric shower for your bathroom can be tricky. Narrow down your search with our collection of the best, most highly rated models out there
Learn how to level a floor with this expert guide, which covers both self-levelling screeds and how to make uneven floorboards level
About to embark on a house extension? Exciting times — just be sure to avoid these common mistakes if you want the project to run smoothly
Looking for the best ways to renovate on a budget? Our guide is here to ensure your old home doesn't become a money pit.
A kitchen renovation project can transform a bleak, rundown room into the heart of your home. Our complete guide covers everything you need to know from start to finish
Whether you're fitting a kitchen on a DIY basis or calling in the pros, this needn't be a stressful project, thanks to this how-to guide
Take a look at these inspiring open plan kitchens — with layout advice, stylish storage ideas and practical design tips
After some inspirational garden office ideas? Look no further — we've collated a selection of the best outdoor offices out there just for you
House renovation costs have the potential to be unpredictable and can spiral out of control — our guide will ensure you know what to expect
Renovating a staircase can unleash the original charm and character of a house — here, we explain how to restore an old staircase sensitively
Try these kitchen splashback ideas to protect your walls in style, keeping your space looking its best
These are the best outdoor log burners to help you create a cosy ambiance for your al fresco shindigs this summer
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