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A celebration of self-building

2020 sees the Homebuilding & Renovating brand celebrate the ‘Year of Self-Build’, including the launch of an awards ceremony celebrating the best in the industry at the event due to... View Article

A compelling case for composite

Indi Sarkaria of Arbor Forest Products talks through the pros of choosing composite decking, including aesthetics and sustainability, while outlining the most important factors for installation Given the love that... View Article

Let your garden shine this summer

Steve Grimwood of Osmo UK offers his advice to self-builders on how best to prepare your garden for summer with the right decking Many of us spend a considerable amount... View Article

The best bricks for your build

Jason Hughes of Imperial Bricks has tips on choosing bricks for your self-build Many self-build projects may be on hold while we work through the COVID-19 crisis, with homebuilders and... View Article

Metallic moments

Ally Dowsing-Reynolds of home decor specialist Dowsing & Reynolds explains why metallics are a great trend for interiors, and gives practical advice on how best to bring striking accents to... View Article

MVHR: sourcing the essential resource

EnviroVent’s Larry Soper gives his top tips on specifying the correct MVHR (Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery) system to provide fresh air to your air-tight property Self-builders are increasingly choosing... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Contemporary alternatives to steel doors

IDSystems range of Building Regulations compliant, thermally-broken aluminium Heritage Doors offer the perfect solution for those replacing Crittall™ style doors on renovation projects or looking to add character to a... View Article

2020 and beyond

2020 has been a difficult year for so many families and businesses as we have had to face up to the COVID-19 pandemic. For much of the year so far,... View Article

CaberWood MDF continues to shine

Norbord’s CaberWood range of Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF), the longest standing portfolio on the market, is one of the most versatile. The board is tough, easily worked and ideal for... View Article

Earthborn doubles silicate colours

Exterior masonry is probably the toughest test of all for a paint. It needs to be durable and weatherproof, as well as good looking and not all masonry paints were... View Article
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