From managing the neighbours to clearing up the site ready for the next subcontractor, Mark Brinkley explains what you need to know if you decide to project manage your self build
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
Undertaking a soil survey before starting on site could save you thousands in the long run, says Project Manager for Potton’s Passivhaus build, Brent Ackerman
If you’re short on time and self build experience, it would be worth considering the package route for your project
Turning your designs for a new home into a tangible form means making a decision on how it will be built. Here we break down the options available
How do you act like a builder and get the best prices from your materials suppliers or merchants? Peter Eade explains
Choosing what to build your house or extension out of is a key part of the build process. Here we highlight the considerations you’ll need to make before making your decision
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
Using a single company to manage the design and build of your new home is highly attractive, but makes the choice of supplier all the more critical
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