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.
Replacing kitchen doors is something to seriously consider before forking out for a whole new kitchen. Find out what you need to know with our handy guide
Second hand kitchens can not only save you lots of money — they are an eco-friendly option too. Our ultimate guide explains how to buy one.
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A multi-functional utility room is a necessity for many households. Get advice on the design essentials with our handy guide
Aluminium bifold doors look great and perform brilliantly — we look at how they compare to other types of bifold doors
Considering a 1930s house renovation? Our guide offers some great tips on making the most of the humble inter-war semi
What is an interior designer? It is a question often asked by when embarking on a new home interior project. We explain all
Lighting design is a much more involved process than simply choosing the right fixtures. Take inspiration from the professionals and learn the best lighting tricks of the trade
Bifold windows are hot news right now, the perfect compromise between bifold doors and standard windows. We explain all
Anyone renovating a Victorian house knows there are quirks and issues unique to this style of property — we show you how to make the most of these features.
Transform your garden by learning how to build garden steps. These step-by-step guides demonstrate how to build steps on a slope and freestanding risers
Repairing sash windows is not always a simple job, but with full replacements offering a poor return on investment, it may be the best bet to retain your home’s original features
Coming up with a staircase design can seem daunting given the size and impact of this feature — fear not, our guide takes you through every step
Your kitchen units are not only a practical essential, they also form the basis of your whole design, so it pays to understand the fundamentals
An architectural technologist is another option to consider to design your home. Here's how they compare to architects and what they can offer your build project
Sliding patio doors are perfect for creating a seamless link between inside and out — our guide explains how to make the right choice for your home
A healthy home makes both the physical and mental wellbeing of those living in it a priority. Follow these eight steps to give your project plans a health check-up
The best log burning stoves will not only offer a great solution for heating your home, but can add bags of character too
Terraced homes are one of the most common style of house in the UK — these inspirational remodelling ideas could just transform the way you live in yours
All extension projects are different but there tend to be common processes that need to be carried out. We show you how to plan your extension so that it runs without a hitch
A cheap kitchen doesn’t necessarily mean poor quality. We take a look at the best ways to keep costs down and achieve your dream kitchen on a budget
Polished concrete can be the ideal material for many surfaces in the home — we look at the ins and outs of using it
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