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12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $2.17 per issue Build It magazine provides the practical advice and inspiration required to successfully undertake a self build, renovation, or conversion project – as well as design ideas for a range of extensions, loft conversions, upgrades and repairs. Learn how to build your own home with expert tips from reputable industry insiders and clear information on topics ranging from renewable energy to budgeting and costs.

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Build It  |  May 2018  


In the May edition of Build It magazine, you'll find a wealth of inspiration and advice for your self-build, renovation or extension project, including:
- Cover house: A traditional-style new home on a garden plot (p20)
- Kitchen design ideas (p72)
- Does solar battery storage make sense? (p74)
- Driveway design ideas (p80)
- Complete guide to loft conversions (p 84)
- Modern glazed extensions (p98)
- How to keep your project on budget (p110)
Build It magazine provides the practical advice and inspiration required to successfully undertake a self build, renovation, or conversion project – as well as design ideas for a range of extensions, loft conversions, upgrades and repairs. Learn how to build your own home with expert tips from reputable industry insiders and clear information on topics ranging from renewable energy to budgeting and costs.
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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Build It May 2018.

Welcome editor’s letter In the past few weeks we’ve seen the launch of a new draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which contains a couple of useful nuggets for those of us keen to self-bui...
inspiration news CHETWODERAM Stunning views meet energy efficiency This new build in the countryside, south west of Cubert and three miles from Newquay, is the work of Laurence Associates. The ho...
need to know New tech could change how we build houses My neighbour Ian is a proper technophile. Whenever there’s a new product on the market, he’s the first one to get his hands on it. Each item’s arrival is anno...
product news Great shopping ideas for your custom home project spendvsave from £60 per m2 These wood-effect porcelain tiles are virtually maintenance-free, so you can enjoy the traditional timber look w...
Interiors notebook Create a versatile living space by integrating patterns and a geometric interior scheme in your self-build or renovation 1 2 3 4 5 Shopping list ...
your views: Got a funny story, a gripe or some superb self-build advice? Write to us at buildit@castlemedia.co.uk or the address below for your chance to win a prize letters The star letter writer...