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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.


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.  


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Build It  |  May 2017  


The May edition of Build It magazine brings you all the inspiration & practical advice you need to complete your home building project on time and on budget, including:
• A stunning light-filled contemporary bungalow transformation (page 20)
• Discover the right build system for your project (page 60)
• Choose a modern front door (page 71)
• A complete guide to loft conversions (page 80)
• Top tips for your lighting design (page 90)
• Common plot issues and how to overcome them (page 97)
• Dealing with damp (page 103)
… and more!

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.


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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Build It May 2017.

Welcome One of the best parts of visiting readers’ houses for the magazine and attending the various self build and renovation shows across the country – including our own Build It Live events – is se...
OUT with the OLD Amanda and Steven Ivil’s can-do attitude helped them transform what was a rundown 1960s bungalow into a contemporary family home WORDS IFE ADEDEJI PHOTOS BRUCE HEMMING THE IVIL FILE N...
The high life Discover how Martin Sherring and Penny Edwards have self built an ultra-efficient, lowbills Passivhaus for retirement that supports their eco principles as much as their love of traditional craftsmans...
Against the odds Having struggled to find a suitable plot in their ideal location, Sue and Fred Dow realised that the best solution was to purchase a house, knock it down and rebuild their dream home in its place WORD...
Climbing the rockface Keith and Mairi O’Connor’s new build home, inspired by Japanese pavilions and the surrounding Scottish landscape, is all about creating a place where they can enjoy the beautiful Lochaber sea views WO...
Lucky find Cassie and Calvin Hill have successfully transformed their traditional Victorian cottage into a stylish family home WORDS NATALIE FLAUM PHOTOS ALISON HAMMOND The moment Cassie Hill discovered the char...

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