Planning & renovating

How to cost up a renovation

How to cost up a renovation

It's easy to go over budget during a renovation. Read our tips and avoid the pitfalls.

Following building regulations

Following building regulations

Don't take chances with building regulations. Stay on the straight and narrow with us.

How to hire a builder

How to hire a builder

Shoddy workmanship can be expensive to put right. Take these steps and find a buider you can trust.

How to hire an architect

How to hire an architect

Looking to hire an architect? Found out why, where and how to go about it the right way...

Planning a kitchen extension

Planning a kitchen extension

Does the idea of big open plan kitchen with floor to ceiling glass windows, 8-seater table and squishy sofas appeal? Read on...

Loft conversions

Loft conversions

A loft conversion is an ideal way to add space and value to your home - provided you get it right.

How to convert a garage

How to convert a garage

It's the most affordable way to add living space to your home so if the only things living in your garage are spiders, bikes and a set of tools, a garage conversion makes perfect sense!

Basement conversion

Basement conversion

Don't look up, look down! If there's space beneath your property that's only being used for storage, maybe it's time to make it work a little harder?