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.
Our top tips on how to ensure your home has kerb appeal are a must-read if you want to give the best possible first impression
It's the big debate: concrete vs clay roof tiles. We take a look at the pros and cons of each, including costs, durability and appearance.
These bedroom lighting ideas are here to provide you with all the vision you need to create a stylish space for your slumber
These inspirational living room lighting ideas will transform your relaxation spaces into warm, welcoming and stylish retreats in no time
Bathroom renovation cost calculations can, at first, seem tricky to comprehend — fear not, our guide to how to budget for a bathroom refurb makes it simple
Don't be daunted by the many types of wood flooring out there — our guide makes choosing the right one for you easy
Associate Editor Natasha Brinsmead shares her experiences of a 'live-in' renovation and offers her top tips for a stress-free project
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
The best kitchen lighting has the ability to ensure that your kitchen looks super stylish as well as performing perfectly
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
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
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