Month: February 2015

Build It Live

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We attended this year’s “Build It Live” Exhibition in Manchester to discover what new and interesting ideas are being brought to the domestic sector.  Renewables and Energy Performance featured highly in a number of stands with products on how to reduce heating bills by insulating the home and generating heat through sustainable and low cost sources. For anyone looking to start their own building projects we find these sort of exhibitions really useful to wander around.  If you haven’t got a […]

Number of New Detatched Homes on the Rise

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News Article

There are more detached homes being built now than at the height of the property boom in 2007 according to figures released by The National House Building Council (NHBC).   With 38,113 new build properties of this type registered with it in 2014, it is the highest number recorded for any year since 2004. The NHBC’s registration figures are taken from builders who are responsible for around 80% of homes constructed in the UK.   The number of […]