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Build It Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $3.75 per issue

Are you itching for your next home renovation? Perhaps you’re looking to tackle it all on your own? With a subscription to Build It magazine, you’ll receive all of the practical advice and inspiration you need to undertake your very own self-build project successfully.

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From major home renovation projects to loft conversions, Build It provides you with endless ideas and design inspiration to help you plan out your next project. Plus, don’t miss out on practical advice from industry experts on topics such as budget and costs to planning and managing your home renovations.  

So, if you have a ‘doers’ attitude and are ready to embark on your very own home building journey, then subscribe to Build It digital magazine today - your ultimate home renovation, DIY and custom home building monthly guide!


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Single Digital Issue January 2023
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Build It  |  January 2023  

Build It’s January 2023 edition is packed with everything you need to create your dream home, from project inspiration to expert advice, including:

- Can a Passive House be beautiful?
- Modern Stoves and Fireplaces
- Home Extension Ideas
- Amazing Oak Homes
- Complete Guide to Staircase Costs
- How to Save Water at Home
- Overhead Glazing: The Basics
- Real-Life Reader Homes Complete with Build Costs

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Get your next home building project underway with the ultimate custom home building magazine, Build It. As Britain’s most practical and longest running self-build magazine, you’ll find everything you need to know about successfully taking on your very own home building project.

From renovation and DIY to a range of extensions and upgrades, Build It magazine is packed full of brilliant design ideas, inspiration and expert advice to help you get started on your next project. Every issue offers you the opportunity to learn from industry experts on the more complicated subjects as well, such as budget and costs or planning and managing your home renovation project.

With a monthly digital subscription, you’ll never miss out on the latest features that cover building systems, construction materials you need to know about, major project guides and much more!  

Subscribe to Build It digital magazine today and gain the confidence you need to become a successful self-builder. Look forward to these features and more in each monthly issue:

  • Exclusive features including key building systems, the latest construction materials, major project guides and more!
  • Industry expert advice on how to plan, manage and budget your projects
  • Practical building guide for renovation, custom home building or DIY
  • Delivered directly to your device every month
  • A discount off the RRP of your magazine

You'll receive 12 issues during a 1 year Build It magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.
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Excellent value

One of the best Reviewed Tuesday, 4 October 2022

Always a good read

Well worth the money Reviewed Thursday, 23 June 2022

Build It

Although I'm new to self build and in information overload, everything I'm finding in Built It magazine is useful so far Reviewed Sunday, 12 June 2022

Quality articles

Great for professionals Reviewed Friday, 10 June 2022

Best Price Mag for home Builds & extensions

Best Price Mag for home Builds & extensions Reviewed Friday, 19 June 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Build It January 2023.

Welcome MEET THE TEAM In his autumn statement, Jeremy Hunt pledged an extra £6bn in funding (from 2025) to improve the efficiency of Britain’s housing stock. He also announced the creation of an En...
Dramatic transformation inspiration MARTIN GARDNER You’d be forgiven for thinking this project is a new build home – but, in fact, it’s a striking extension and overhaul of the owners’ 1950s house. The clie...
PROJECT OF THE MONTH The modern rear extension to this Victorian terraced house in Camberwell is the work of Delve Architects. Desperate for more space but not wanting to relocate, the owners of this f...
Dunblane self build plots in demand 40% is the year-on-year increase in woodburning stove sales, according to the Stove Industry Alliance (SIA), an indication that consumers are taking measures to ease the impact of spiralling home hea...
Eco features valued less by young people An analysis of reviews on HomeViews (homeviews.com) suggests the younger the resident, the less they value certain sustainable features in a new home. Overall, 72% of reviewers agreed energy saving ...
What’s on? GUIDE TO RENOVATION PROJECTS 3RD DEC £85, VIRTUAL Build It Awards judge David Hilton provides detailed advice for renovation success. nsbrc.co.uk INTRODUCTION TO CHALK PAINT...

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