Home Renovation Advice Articles
Browse our articles below for advice and inspiration on your renovation project. We’ve listed all the articles here, but if you’re looking for a specific type of information (e.g products) simply use the icons to filter your results.
What classes as permitted development?
Are you unsure of whether or not your project falls under permitted development? We have the answers.
HOME OFFICE IDEAS: What makes a home office that really works?
Natural light, comfort, Wifi and innovation are all key to creating functional office spaces. Unsure of how to make it happen? Get inspired here.
How to Create a Hamptons Style Home
A Hamptons style home is a celebration of refined seaside relaxation; a haven to gather family, entertain friends and reconnect with the healing ocean ions.
Renovation Hacks for small apartments
Creative hacks in construction and renovation can make all the difference to turning your tiny space into the perfect amount of space, just by thinking a little more creatively.
Cottage Renovations: What to Consider
Whether you’ve just found your dream cottage or your current one is in need of an update, you are likely to have plenty of cottage-specific questions. Here, writer Iain Aitch answers some of the most frequently asked renovation questions of cottage-dwellers.
A beginner’s guide to bathrooms
The bathroom is one of the highest traffic areas in any home. It is one of the most expensive yet least changed rooms in the house to remodel, so money well spent today will mean savings in the long term.
Cooking Good: A Beginners Guide to Kitchens
Are you starting to put ideas together for a kitchen renovation? In this article, writer David Burgess provides advice on why kitchen renovations are so important to get right and how to create a kitchen plan that will work beautifully for your lifestyle.
Safety first: how to keep your home secure
Find out how you can increase your home’s security through an alarm system, CCTV and heavy-duty deadlocks.
Cottage Home Renovations
How can you bring your cottage home up to date without losing its unique personality? Our renovation experts offer their best advice.
Bathroom Design Ideas
Are you dreaming of a beautiful new bathroom? Whether you love the idea of sleek, hotel-style glamour, a soothing and sensual relaxation space, or a period-style update to complement your home, there’s never been a greater choice of bathroom styles, colours and finishes available to suit all budgets.
Comparing Window Products
In this article, writer Karen Lawrence looks at the pros and cons of the latest products in window design.
Take it from the top: choosing a roof type for your home
How well do you know your roof? If words like jerkinhead, saltbox, cross-hipped and sawtooth are new to you…then you’re about to discover a whole new world. Those are just some of the names you might come across when planning your roof renovation project. In this article, we give an overview of some different design options, along with their pros and cons.
Sprucing up your ex-council flat
With the stigma that comes with buying an ex-council flat, demand for them can be a little lower than their non-council counterparts. This makes them a great investment for anyone trying to get an in on a first home; with a solid foundation and room to make your unique mark on the property.
Housing Trend Prediction For the UK
With 2018 at its end, it seems only right to look both back and forward to see the trends that have shaped the year and the ones that will inform the next.
What should I consider when styling my home, pre and post-renovation?
What should be considered, both pre-renovation and post-renovation, when it comes to styling?
Hidden problems when renovating older properties
To prepare you for the unexpected, we’ve made a list of common hidden problems you might discover in an older property.