The rise of DIY

According to the 2018 Hiscox Renovations and Extensions Report, the number of people who chose to improve their home, rather than relocate, reached 26 per cent, compared to just three per cent in 2013. But how has this increase of... View Article

Kitchens that make sales

Andrew Story of Moores says tapping into kitchen trends can influence buyers’ decisions, and explores current trends from scandi retro to ‘slow living.’ When potential buyers step into a show home, they want to see their dream kitchen. Kitchen trends... View Article

Managing your build’s bottom line

Despite the numbers of self-builds growing rapidly, getting the right advice on mortgages can be tricky. David Lownds of Hanley Economic Building Society outlines the basics of self-build financing, and gives some tips on how to manage your build’s budget... View Article

Make a house a home with Königstone’s Monaco

Königstone, renowned for durable, high-quality worktops, has added a new colour to the popular Königquartz portfolio: Monaco. The pale grey shade incorporates a marble-like effect with a natural-looking grain to create a unique and stylish surface. As quartz is one... View Article

The brick essentials

With an increasing number of homeowners choosing to pursue self-build or embark on self-renovation work, Simon Taylor of Ibstock examines one of the key considerations for any self-builder – the aesthetics as well as function of the bricks they will... View Article

How to create a house that has kerb appeal

The term ‘kerb appeal’ refers to how appealing the exterior of a property is when viewed from a street. Fortunately, there’re many things you can do to boost a property’s kerb appeal, and many of these efforts are low effort... View Article

SmartTalk® Pro – your online HIU engineer

Evinox take another step forward in ‘Smart’ heat interface unit technology development, with a new monitoring and diagnostics web portal – ‘SmartTalk® Pro’. This provides contractors with remote access to each HIU on site using any web enabled device, and... View Article