Underfloor heating turns your floor into one big heat emitter via a system of pipes or cables laid under the floor. It's efficient and effective, but is it right for you?
One of the best vacuum cleaners for builder's dust is a worthwhile investment for your building project. Find the best models (and best deals) with our renovator's buying guide
Associate Editor Natasha Brinsmead is refusing to live on site in her next project without these essential items to make life more comfortable
Find the best basement conversion ideas, advice and designs to transform a subterranean room into a stylish space with purpose
External wall insulation offers a way to make homes with solid walls more thermally efficient. However, it needs careful consideration before installing, says expert Tim Pullen
Painting a house is a great way to transform a tired exterior or bring life to a newly rendered finish. Our expert explains how to do it
Jenny Marriott and Tim Stokes’ restoration and extension of their 17th-century farmhouse not only provided them with a stunning new home, but also the perfect place to run their business
A house for the spirits? Behind the doors of the Winchester Mystery House, one of the world's longest and most tragic renovation projects
Mike and Ruth Vernam took a dormer bungalow, untouched since it was built in the 1970s, and transformed it into a modern home full of light and open plan spaces
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