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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!
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 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...