Cladding a house might be one of the biggest influencers on its overall appearance, but it also affects how it performs and the amount of upkeep it will require. Our ultimate guide explains your options
The methods used to construct new floors have come on in leaps and bounds in the last decade. Here, we explain the options for ground and first floor structures for new homes and extensions
Repointing brickwork involves repacking the mortar sitting within the joints between individual bricks or stone blocks that make up the exterior skin of your home — regular maintenance will helps to protect it from internal problems, including damp, as well as freshen up its appearance
Whilst discovering that your home is suffering from subsidence can be unsettling, there is usually a simple cause and solution. If you are wondering what underpinning costs, we have the answers — plus a guide to all the possible causes of structural movement.
Whether you opt for slate or tile, your roof covering budget will vary as your choice will have a big impact on labour costs too
Perfect for a new build, house rendering is also a great way to give your home's exterior a makeover. This guide has everything you need to know
Render repair is one maintenance job that you really cannot skip if you want your house to be protected from the elements — damage should be put right as soon as it happens
Serial self builder David Snell breaks down the build costs for constructing the roof, including advice on which type of roof is best for your project and how to reduce build costs
David Snell helps you predict the budget for the most unpredictable element of the construction process
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