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Contents July 2 019


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Thismonth:keeping
ontopoffinances

PAGE 121
Self-builderDavidSnell
explainshistoptips

PAGE 155
Findouthowtouse
thesystemtoyour
advantage

PAGE 76
Howtochoosethe
rightmaterialsfor
yourbuild

PAGE 177
Discoverthetricksof
thetradewithDIy
build advice

PAGE 163
Our energy expert
explores the options

PAGE 130
Create a modern
single-storey home

PAGE 66
Find out how
to make the most
of a small space




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News
Thelatestproducts,
designinspiration,planningand
econews,andself-buildand
renovationevents

37


yournews
Yourprojectsandtips

39


Opinion
MarkBrinkleyexplainswhy
it’stimelocalauthoritiesthink
outsideoftheboxwhenit comes
tolocalhousingprovision

40


“Irebuilta
ruinedcastle”
Onemanexplainshowhefulfilled
a life-longdreamofsensitively
restoringtheruinsofanIrish
castletocreatea familyhome

66


Howtodesign
a smallbathroom
Brilliantdesignideasforspatially
challengedbathrooms

72


Howtolightyour
gardenatnight
LandscapedesignerPaulHervey-
Brookesexplainshowtomakethe
mostofyournight-timegarden
throughallseasons

76


your guide to
building with bricks
From finish and cost, to laying: a
masterclass in what to consider
when choosing bricks for your
self-build, extension or renovation

10


Plot twist
One couple demolish a
1960s bungalow and build an
oak frame home in Shropshire

50


A view to the bridges
A contemporary timber-
frame home built on a bargain
plot near Edinburgh

10 6


Bright ideas
One family create much-
needed space in their London
end-of-terrace house, thanks to a
contemporary extension

18 2


Riding the wave
Dated extensions to a
Cornish cottage make way for a
striking modern addition which
embraces the coastal views

Readers’ Homes News Design & Materials


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