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Latest Issue : Mar/Apr 2017

The March/April issue of Selfbuilder & Homemaker includes our regular ‘product round-ups’ which, as always, showcase the latest exciting and innovative products available.

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For this issue’s self-build case study, James Parker visits a self-builder who came through a personal bereavement to complete her beautiful timber-framed home in Cambridgeshire. See page 16…

Our product features in this issue include:

  • Bathrooms & Wetrooms: Sustainable luxury
    With the demand for sustainable products increasing and the desire for luxury still prevailing, Marc Howlett of William Holland asks if the two can co-exist. See page 28…
  • Fires & Fireplaces: Invest in the future
    Arada Stoves’ Jon Butterworth explains why stoves are becoming greener than ever and what it means for you and your build. See page 33…
  • Floors & Floor Coverings: The soft/hard debate
    Choosing your flooring is undoubtedly one of the most important elements of a self-build – but should you go for carpet or hard flooring? Selfbuilder & Homemaker’s Roseanne Field weighs up the pros and cons. See page 37…
  • Roofing: Standing the test of time
    Richard Bishop of Wienerberger looks at how roof tile innovation is emulating classic design using modern materials to enable self-builders to find the ideal option for their project. See page 42…
  • Water & Damp Proofing: What lies beneath
    Extra space is something that many home owners desire but often that means adding a conservatory or a loft conversion. David Symes of Delta Membrane Systems looks at the basement alternative. See page 48…

Also in this issue:

  • Dining Rooms Interior Showcase. See page 14…
  • Sustainable Products Showcase. See page 44…
  • Timber & Joinery Showcase. See page 50…
  • Grand Designs Live (London) Show Preview. See page 25…

Your feedback on the content in Selfbuilder & Homemaker would be enormously helpful as we strive to make the publication a more topical read. Should you have any ideas or suggestions for future editions then please email james(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)netmagmedia.eu