From removing your gas fire to installing a woodburner, here's what you need to consider when replacing old for new
Comprehensive tender documents are key to achieving competitive prices for a build. But what should a tender pack contain? Bob Branscombe explains and we include a handy template tender letter
Old doesn’t always have to mean cold — but, as Tim Pullen explains, if you’re insulating a period home, then be careful how you approach it. You could end up doing more harm than good
Timeless and low-maintenance — what’s not to like about a solid timber flooring? Even better, laying one can be a DIY job. Natasha Brinsmead explains how
Ailing roofs need not spell disaster for a renovation project. From slipped slates to sagging roof slopes, chartered surveyor Ian Rock explains what to look out for and what’s involved in fixing common roofing problems
Building a stud wall can be a bit fiddly — but, with our guide, should be a job you do not have to rely on the professionals for
Basements create amazing spaces if well designed and executed. We explain how to ensure your new basement is fully waterproofed and fit for purpose
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