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Choosing a roof system
Mark Brinkley delves
into the roofing options for
self-builders and extenders and
considers the pros and cons of
cut roofs, prefab trusses and
panelised systems

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Modern door handles
The latest product designs
to complete your interior scheme

93


Design ideas: how to
bring the outside in
An architectural moodboard of
clever design ideas for embracing
natural light and bringing the
great outdoors in your home

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15 ways to get the
best from your builder

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Five things you need
to know before
commissioning a designer

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How to renovate
a dated bungalow

141


Extension solutions
From cladding to roofing,
here’s how to build an extension
which complements your home

147


Self-build: how to
manage your budget

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How to get
planning permission
Planning consultant Ken
Dijksman reveals all

161


Jargon buster
A quick guide to often
confusing construction phrases

163


Ventilation:
Know your options

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Addressing the grey
area between trades
Why it pays to understand which
tasks fall outside of the remit of
your subcontractors

172


Ask the experts
Our experts answer your
building and renovation questions

177


How to hang a door
Top tips from the trade

194


Roof covering build
costs explained

200


Self-build calculator
Calculate your costs,
plus the latest build costs news

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On-site build diaries
Our experts reveal their
top tips from their own projects

The Build


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