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Internal Timber Cladding Guide

Recently, painted tongue-and-groove cladding has seen something of a resurgence, adding a touch of country-chic for those looking for a quick, cost-effective decorating solution. This cladding comeback isn’t just focused on traditional and classic design…


How to Add a Single Storey Extension

Building a single storey extension is a cost-effective alternative to moving house, allowing you to design additional living space with a layout that suits how you use your home. With expanses of glazing, it can…


Ground Source Heat Pumps Beginner’s Guide

Ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) may seem complex, but they are quite simple bits of kit. Here’s everything you’ll need to know if you’re thinking of installing one in your home. What is a Ground…


How to Pay your Builder

Whatever your project, you can make the whole process run more smoothly by following these five essential tips to paying your builder. 1. Draw up a Formal Contract Most homebuilding projects are undertaken without a…


Building Regulations

Planning permission is largely subjective and governs whether you can build at all and, if so, what your new home will look like. Building Regulations (Building Warrant in Scotland) are, on the other hand, largely…