Building projects equal mess — usually in large quantities. But what is the best way to dispose of it all and how much will it cost you? Here we discuss the options for building waste disposal
A two storey extension is a cost-effective way to add lots more space to your home – and increase its value. Here’s how to get yours just right
Condensation is a problem in both period properties and newer homes, but what causes it and what can be done to prevent it?
Open plan layouts bring many benefits, but there are a number of practical considerations to be made to ensure a successful scheme
This step-by-step guide on how to plasterboard a ceiling will help any DIYer, including a gallery of how-to images, material and tool lists and expert advice
Need to know how to treat damp? Take a look at the various different areas where damp can occur and the most effective ways of making an old home dry — and ensuring it stays that way
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
Claire Lloyd speaks with four architects well versed in the art of transforming semi-detached houses to discover the unique set of challenges posed, as well as the rewards
The methods used to construct new floors have come on in leaps and bounds in the last decade. Here, we explain the options for ground and first floor structures for new homes and extensions
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