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PRODUCT FEATURES


34 The key to improving


kerb appeal


Hörmann UK’s David O’Mara explains how specifying the right garage doors as well as entrance doors can enhance the ‘kerb appeal’ of your home


37 Attractive options for


energy-efficient design


Vanessa Howard of Roof Maker explores how taking an ecological approach to design can improve energy efficiency without compromising on aesthetics, looking at rooflights in particular


CASE STUDY


22 Strawberry Fields Forever home


When a couple decided to build their Beatles-inspired ‘forever’ home in a north London suburb, the speed at which their kit home took shape left them suitably impressed. Roseanne Field reports


REGULARS


4 News


20 Ask the Expert:


Setting the standards for structural timber


Mark Stevenson explains how to use structural timber, and why solutions are increasingly likely to be factory-built


15 Secrets of Success:


No. 41 in full swing


Sarah and Andy Ball bring us up to date on their build, which is progressing fast


september/october 2018


12 Interior Inspiration:


Bedrooms


Selfbuilder + Homemaker rounds up the latest bedroom products


46 Home Styling:


Upcycled & unique


Natalie Lockwood says embrace upcycling to add a distinctive feel


51 Fires & Fireplaces


Showcase


59 Classified & Directory


SHOW PREVIEW


17 UK Construction Week/


Grand Designs Live


Grand Designs Live will be back at Birmingham’s NEC from 10 – 14 October as part of UK Construction Week, providing everything self-builders need for their project, under one roof. We preview all the key features


44 The simplicity of SIPs


Paul Newman of Kingspan Timber Solutions explains what Structural Insulated Panels are, and why you should consider using them


55 The joys of


going bespoke


Jon Sillitoe of Burlanes Interiors discusses why self-builders should consider investing in a bespoke kitchen, explaining how it worked out for a family in Chelmsford


PRODUCTS


SITE PREPARATION Building Products & Services


BUILDING FABRIC & EXTERIORS


Air Conditioning & Ventilation 36 Doors, Windows & Conservatories


32


Entrance & Garage Doors 34 Glass & Glazing


Heating & Renewable Energy Insulation


Rainwater & Greywater Products Roofing


Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)


Timber & Joinery


37 38 40


48 41


43 42


FIXTURES & FINISHES Bathrooms & Wetrooms


Floors & Floor Coverings Kitchens & Appliances


Landscaping & External Finishes


Stairs, Balustrades & Balconies


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CONTENTS SEP/OCT 2018


48


Coatings, Sealants & Paints 50 Fires & Fireplaces


50 51 54


56 57 3


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