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Should I Use an Architect?

Posted: April 3, 2018 by Andrew Weaver in Self Build

As a rule of thumb, if your project needs planning permission, you’ll probably require the services of an architect. The extent of the work you commissio...
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How to Find a Building Plot

Posted: by Andrew Weaver in Construction, Self Build

There’s no shortage of building plots in this country, but finding the right one for you is arguably the toughest part of any self-build project. It take...
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Why do a Self Build?

Posted: February 5, 2018 by Andrew Weaver in Self Build

For most of us, our homes are our single largest lifetime expense, so why not aspire to have exactly what you want? Here’s our top five reasons why you s...
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Success of Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show 2017

On Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April, Cornwall’s Premier Home & Garden event took place at the well-known Royal Cornwall Events Centre. Over the ...
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Self Build Tips and Advice

Posted: November 25, 2016 by Andrew Weaver in Construction, Home Improvement, Property Development, Self Build

Looking at the pictures, it’s hard to believe that this is the same house. After searching high and low, Chris and Jackie Coombes found a dilapidated 193...
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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Posted: November 23, 2016 by Andrew Weaver in Home Improvement, Self Build

December/January is fast approaching and generally builders couldn’t think of a worse time. Anybody in the building trade will relate to the ‘tumblewee...
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Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show Date Set for 2017

Posted: by Andrew Weaver in Events, Gardens, Interior Design, Renewables, Self Build

With The Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show 2016 unquestionably being the most successful event in its six-year history, there is no doubt the show will be...
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New Home & Garden Show in the Southwest is Set to Exceed Expectations

Posted: November 3, 2016 by Andrew Weaver in Gardens, Home Improvement, Home Technology, Property Development, Renewables, Self Build

After the Southwest Home & Garden Show was announced back in September the organisers have been inundated with companies interested in booking onto thi...
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Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show Date Set for 2017

Posted: by Andrew Weaver in Cornwall Home Show, Home Improvement, Renewables, Self Build

With The Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show 2016 unquestionably being the most successful event in its six-year history, there is no doubt the show will be...
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Sustainable Building Projects

Posted: July 28, 2016 by Andrew Weaver in Design Ideas, Self Build, Sustainable Living

It’s impossible to ignore our impact on the environment when planning a building or extension, we must all consider what we can do to minimize the negati...
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