There are a couple of key rules you need to be aware of to stay on the right side of the law when creating an annexe, says planning consultant Ken Dijksman
When it comes to planning a four-season sunroom, consider designing in features for year-round comfort. Daisy Jeffery explains the key principles
Dormer windows are ideal for creating ‘rooms in the roof’ in homes in a loft conversion or a house that doesn’t extend to two full storeys, but design is as important as practicality. Here’s what you should think about
Updating your conservatory with a solid roof is becoming a popular way to make a conservatory habitable throughout the seasons. We look at the main options available
Choosing the right internal doors to complete your project requires a lot more forethought than might be anticipated. Here’s what you need to consider
To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re looking forward – to 30 brilliant design ideas to inspire your building project in 2020
Pocket doors are a great solution for open plan spaces and small rooms alike, but the key to getting a pocket door right is all about what’s going on behind the plasterboard
Wondering how to patch plaster? This is one of those home maintenance jobs that will keep your home looking as fresh as the day it was decorated and patching up plaster just one task you can undertake on a DIY basis
Converting and extending a cellar, or building a basement to a new home, can provide valuable extra living space without drastically altering the exterior of your home, says Michael Holmes
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