Self Builds

Stunning Single Storey Oak Frame Home in Surrey

Stunning Single Storey Oak Frame Home in Surrey

When Sheila and Geoff McGaughey planned to build a new house in the pretty Surrey village where they had lived for many years, a bungalow was definitely not part of their wishlist. “We wanted a two-storey home in the style of a barn, but our plot s.. Read More →

11 Upside Down Houses

Homebuilders and renovators are increasingly tempted to turn the layout of their homes upside down to take in the views they reside beside. Rugged coastlines, peaceful countryside or captivating cityscapes offer spectacular scenery that upside down h.. Read More →

Contemporary Timber Frame Self Build in Surrey

Contemporary Timber Frame Self Build in Surrey

Relationships can strain under the weight of a self build, but for Sandy Garfield and Melvin Starling, building their new home together had been part of the plan from the beginning. After a trial period renting together, the pair sold their individu.. Read More →

Ground Source Heat Pumps: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Ground source heat pumps may seem complex, but they are quite simple bits of kit. Here we explain what you need to know before investing in one for your home. Ground source heat pumps absorb solar energy — more specifically, the energy from the sun.. Read More →