Modern aluminium windows are a great option for increasing kerb appeal or finishing off a contemporary home. A huge part of your overall project – both in look and feel – it’s important to the design right and within budget. Here’s where to start…
Dormer windows can be tricky to get right in design terms, yet, done well, they are ideal for creating ‘rooms in the roof’ in a loft conversion or a house that doesn’t extend to two full storeys. Here’s what you need to consider.
Save energy, and thus money, by ensuring your wall are as insulated as possible. Internally, externally or in the cavity — there are now more choices than ever to insulate your walls
Trying to choose between timber frame, masonry and SIPs? Comparing the costs of different structural walling systems can be tricky — but it’s well worth delving into the figures and finding ways to balance costs with quality
With most homes, the roof dominates the external appearance of the property. As such, the roof pitch is vital – get it wrong and the whole design will look odd
Flat roof structures offer numerous advantages, from design and material options through to cost. But is it the right option for your project?
Pouring a new concrete floor is not just a job left for the builders. Natasha Brinsmead explains how you can carry out the work on a DIY basis
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