While timber frame enjoys a lot of hype in the self-build market, masonry has not yet had its day. Mark Brinkley weighs up the options
Oak frame homes are popular with the self build crowd looking too add timeless character to their home. Here are 14 of the best for some inspiration
David Snell reveals the best ways to ensure you end up spending what you had originally intended on your project
Sustainability expert Tim Pullen explains the pros, cons and costs — and why a MVHR system is essential to an airtight home
Anyone carrying out major work to their home would be a fool to ignore the need for adequate insurance, says David Snell
Whatever build route you’re choosing to build your own home, you’ll need to know how a house is constructed. Here is our definitive guide to each stage of the process of building a house
From securing the right insurance to estimating build costs, here are the five essentials that all self builders need before breaking ground
Sustainable building expert Tim Pullen explains how to build an eco home, including how to create a greener home on a budget
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