18 Great Home Renovation Ideas to Use In Your Project

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Our round-up of the best home renovation ideas around is here to ensure that your project is one that not only respects the origins of the building, but also adds to it, pulling it into the modern day in a positive way.

After all, old houses offer homeowners so much — bags of character, quirky original features and a glimpse into the past. However, they also carry with them a certain risk factor — no matter how thorough your research, a renovation project is always something of a step into the unknown. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.