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
Ahead of looming mortgage rate rises, those planning on renovations or self builds will have to be savvy when shopping for mortgages
Natural ventilation, sometimes called passive ventilation, is a key part of our home's ventilation mix. Here's what you need to know about it
Home ventilation is an important but often overlooked part of a healthy home. Get to know your ventilation options with this guide
Considering building an eco house? There are several ways you could approach your project. We examine the options and explore what you need to know
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