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Beginner's guide to choosing a build system

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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
Cassie and Calvin Hill have successfully transformed their traditional Victorian cottage into a stylish family home
RENOVATION & BUILDING
Emily Smith reveals how this clever design trick could help you draw maximum daylight into your home and boost its kerb appeal
Want to reduce your project’s environmental impact? Nigel Griffiths explains what you need to know when selecting eco-friendly products
Looking for a statement entrance door that will set your home apart? Chris Bates finds out how you can get it right
Rebecca Foster delves into some of the essential considerations when it comes to installing renewable technology as part of your home improvement scheme
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EXPERT HELP
A good artificial illumination setup will help you make the most of your home’s unique features – both functionally and in terms of its aesthetic appeal, says architect Julian Owen
Make use of the plethora of light fitting options available to illuminate different spaces in your home
Mike Hardwick looks at the top 10 issues that might aff ect the site you’ve got your eye on – and explains how to know whether to press ahead or walk away
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Period property expert Alan Tierney reveals how to properly identify and treat damp and condensation issues in a heritage home
What are they and how do they work? Mike Dade looks into when planning obligations can be helpful and when they can become a project burden
Tim Doherty investigates what this kind of policy will cover and why it’s so important to have one for your self build project
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