Barbara Jones, an expert on building with straw bale, explains why this natural, strong and thermally efficient material could be a cost-effective choice for your self build or extension project
Update the look of your bathroom, or replace a faulty fixture with our step-by-step guide to fitting a toilet
Create more outlets for all those electrical appliances with our easy-to-read guide to adding double sockets
There are many design challenges associated with extending a bungalow. Architect Darren Bray explains how to get extensions to single-storey homes right
This step-by-step guide shows how to build a roof including installing underlay and battens and finishing the roof with tiles, verge units and ridge system
Totally stable but offering a real wood finish, engineered floors are a popular choice. This step-by-step guide explains how to fit one in a weekend
This easy to follow guide includes a full list of the tools and equipment you’ll need to fit your own shower
Installing a new front or back door is actually quite a complicated affair. This guide explains the issues and how to get it right
Replacing an old kitchen might be massively rewarding, but it is not without its complications. We look at kitchen replacements, extensions and relocations and tackle the issues involved with each to ensure your project runs smoothly
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