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Home extension project planning guide

No two home extensions are alike, yet at the end of the day there are similar processes and timescales that can be applied to all of them, regardless of whether you’re extending your kitchen or adding a brand-new living room to your back garden.

21 February, 2017

Common home plumbing mistakes

Who among us are not familiar, to some extent, with common plumbing problems? Raise your hand if you’ve ever encountered a clogged sink, a dripping faucet or even a toilet that wasn’t working the way it’s supposed to.

20 February, 2017

Dividing rooms with feature walls

If you're keen to think up some slightly more imaginative, interior designer-inspired ways to divide your home, you simply have to consider statement walls.We're not talking about standard floor-to-ceiling, plaster-finished versions.

18 February, 2017

Everything you need to do before a home renovation

Considering renovating your home? You are certainly not alone, as most people daydream about changing their houses’ layouts and/or adding some new rooms. However, it is also true that most people don’t know the first thing about planning a renovation…

18 February, 2017

How do I convert my garage into liveable space?

It would seem that very few people actually use their garage to store a car, which means it usually ends up gathering dust – heaps and heaps of dust – not to mention endless clutter and garbage.

10 February, 2017

What mistakes do people make when building a garage?

Building a garage might sound like a huge (if not impossible) task, but rest assured that it is something that can be completed by someone with technical- and DIY experience. However, we must recommend that you take advantage of free online resources…

09 February, 2017

25 unexpectedly great ways to use drywall in your home

Drywall (or plasterboard) is a fantastically useful and multipurpose building material. While your builders could wax lyrical about how handy and malleable it is, do you know just how many things you can make with it? We think you're going to be shoc…

02 February, 2017

"What do I need to know about planning permission?"

Planning a home renovation, such as adding an extension to your back garden or perhaps converting that attic into a loft space? As we on homify are all for stylish decorations and practical solutions, we want to ensure that your project gets the go-a…

01 February, 2017

False ceilings: 10 amazing designs!

False ceilings are becoming increasingly popular in home design, as they offer fantastic opportunities for creating striking lighting displays. Interior designers have been quick to react to this trend and have been busy creating some of the most bea…

01 February, 2017

​These are the best ways to fix damp in your home

Whether you live in a traditional-style period home complete with original features, or a much more contemporary house with all the latest and greatest touches (like energy-efficient windows and insulation), the changing seasons and unpredictable UK…

31 January, 2017