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.
For many, restoring parquet flooring is a way of bringing the character and charm of its period flooding back — here, we explain how to restore parquet floors
Breathe a sigh of relief — a log burner without a chimney really is possible. Our guide to installing a wood burning stove in a chimneyless house explains all
Wondering what it will cost to install a fence? Whether storm damage has left you with missing panels or you just want a new boundary, our cost guide will help
Large swathes of glazing used in this self build let the gorgeous countryside take centre stage — find out how it informed the design
Zinc cladding is a great option for owners of both traditional and contemporary homes — our guide explains why
These are the best stove fans which will quietly and significantly amplify the amount of heat given off by a stove
Can you put a TV above a log burner in order to warm up your nights in front of the latest box set? Our guide reveals why it might not be the best idea
There are several reasons for a radiator not heating up — but don't panic, our troubleshooting guide will ensure your home is warm and cosy again in no time
To make sure your conservatory costs don't take you by surprise, we've put together a handy conservatory price guide, so you know exactly what to expect
If you're torn between an extension or conservatory as a way of adding extra living space to your home we're here to help with the pros and cons of both options
Our easy-to-follow guide to how to light a log burner is here to ensure you get the very most out of your wood burning stove
Metal cladding is a stylish and exciting way to finish the exterior of a house — we explain the different types and what they could bring to your home
House survey costs are an inevitable part of buying a home — our 2022 price guide will ensure your budget doesn't get thrown off track by any nasty surprises
Ensure your project is a resounding success by taking note of our guide to the most common loft conversion errors made by homeowners
Our top tips on finding a surveyor are designed to ensure that you select the best person to carry out the important job of assessing your new home
As a type of house cladding, tile hanging is a brilliant solution for traditional and contemporary homes alike — our guide explains all
Creaky floorboards can be a sign all is not well underfoot — as well as being downright irritating. Our quick repair guide is here to help
There are many different types of loft conversion — but which is right for your home? Our guide explains the main types and typical costs for each
Whether you are decorating or remodelling, you're likely need to factor in the cost to move a radiator. We give you the average prices involved
There are several different types of plaster, each with their own pros and cons — here we take a look at the main options for your internal walls
Getting to grips with the cost of fitting a bathroom before starting a project will ensure you avoid any nasty surprises
There are many different types of radiator to choose from — our handy guide lays out your options and explains the differences between each.
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