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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.

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What classes as permitted development?

What classes as permitted development?

Are you unsure of whether or not your project falls under permitted development? We have the answers.

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What classes as permitted development?
HOME OFFICE IDEAS: What makes a home office that really works?

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.

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HOME OFFICE IDEAS: What makes a home office that really works?
How to Create a Hamptons Style Home

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.

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How to Create a Hamptons Style Home
Renovation Hacks for small apartments

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.

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Renovation Hacks for small apartments
Cottage Renovations: What to Consider

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.

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Cottage Renovations: What to Consider
A beginner’s guide to bathrooms

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.

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A beginner’s guide to bathrooms
Cooking Good: A Beginners Guide to Kitchens

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.

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Cooking Good: A Beginners Guide to Kitchens
Safety first: how to keep your home secure

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.

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Safety first: how to keep your home secure
Cottage Home Renovations

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.

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Cottage Home Renovations
Bathroom Design Ideas

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.

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Bathroom Design Ideas
Comparing Window Products

Comparing Window Products

In this article, writer Karen Lawrence looks at the pros and cons of the latest products in window design.

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Comparing Window Products
Take it from the top: choosing a roof type for your home

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.

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Take it from the top: choosing a roof type for your home
Sprucing up your ex-council flat

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.

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Sprucing up your ex-council flat
Housing Trend Prediction For the UK

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.

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Housing Trend Prediction For the UK
What should I consider when styling my home, pre and post-renovation?

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?

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What should I consider when styling my home, pre and post-renovation?
Hidden problems when renovating older properties

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.

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Hidden problems when renovating older properties