SIPs (or structural insulated panels) are fast becoming the go-to choice for low-energy homes. This guide explains what they are, and why they might be right for your self build project
Find out what you need to know about ground source heat pumps with our ultimate beginner’s guide — including how last April’s improved Renewable Heat Incentive could benefit you
We explain the implications of designing a home in a conservation area and how to carefully plan your application
When you take on a self build project, organisation is key. Ensuring you know the scale and length of works so that you can plan accordingly is essential. Here we explain what to expect
No two extensions are alike, yet there are some processes and timescales that can be applied to almost every project
A single storey extension can add valuable living space. Improve your home’s layout by planning, designing and budgeting for the best addition possible. Here’s how
Whether you are undertaking a new build, an extension or making structural alterations to your home, you will need Building Regulations approval from a building inspector
Every loft conversion schedule is different, but our guide will give you an idea of what to expect and at what stage to expect it
Self builders can often overlook the fact that they can reclaim VAT on a new build or conversion project. Here’s how to navigate the process and which projects are eligible
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