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Latest Issue : May/Jun 2019

Welcome to the May/June 2019 issue of Selfbuilder & Homemaker.

Building a contemporary home had always been at the back of one west Sussex couple’s minds, but it wasn’t until downsizing became the sensible decision that the build could be a reality. Roseanne Field reports. See page 16…

Our product features in this issue include:

  • Ask the Expert: Types of timber
    How do you decide what style of house is for you? The materials you choose can heavily influence the space you create. In this article Carpenter Oak talk you through some of the timber choices which are open to self-builders who are keen to make wood a core part of their build. See page 10…
  • A healthy home is a sustainable home
    Heat recovery ventilation can offer dramatic health benefits, but going a step further with heat pump ventilation can also offer energy efficient heating and cooling says Clarissa Youden of Total Home Environment. See page 31…
  • The right rainwater system
    Yeoman Rainguard’s Sally Moores discusses the variety of options available when it comes to rainwater systems – and how to choose the right one for your project. See page 35…
  • Electric range cookers – at home in any kitchen
    Stylish, versatile and easy to install, modern energy-efficient range cookers are enjoying a new lease of life in both town and country, as ESSE’s Mark Blewitt explains. See page 51…
  • Grand Gardens
    Millboard’s Caroline Birdsall discusses the various styling options and products available to help you achieve a premium outdoor space. See page 55…

Other features include:

  • Our regular Ask the Expert feature
  • Home Styling, offering tips and advice on how to achieve a specific interior look for your self-build
  • Secrets of Success, seeing selfbuilders share how they overcame obstacles during their project 

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