Hear from industry experts in our Seminar Programme on the MAIN STAGE. No matter what stage you’re at, our series of interactive talks will help guide you in the right direction with your self build or home extension.
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What are the routes you could take to build or renovate your own home? Our project management expert explains what’s involved in running the project yourself – from purchasing materials and hiring tradesmen to finishing on time and on budget! He’ll also guide you through the other routes available and how costs vary.
Want to reduce your running costs and improve air quality? This must-attend workshop explains all you need to know about creating a healthy, eco-friendly home that fits with your project budget.
Design expert Opinder Liddar identifies the best value- adding projects for existing homes, from extensions through to loft conversions, and helps you to assess which option best suits your family’s needs.
Advice from BuildStore’s specialist Tom McSherry on how to establish your budget, costs and payment schedule, arrange your funding and how self build mortgages work.
Join Build It’s editor Chris Bates and a panel of leading industry experts as they discuss how to engage a good builder and what you can do to secure accurate, on-budget quotes.
From opening configurations to frame materials and whether triple glazing is worth the money, this workshop will help you specify and install the right glazing.
Whether new build, renovation or extension – creating your dream home starts with obtaining planning permission. Plot and planning guru Julia Riddle guides you through the essential elements from submitting an application and gaining consent to appeals and tips on dealing with planners. He also gives invaluable advice on finding a plot of land.
Discover the benefits of a modern electrical installation, with expert tips on how to create an intuitive smart home that improves your lifestyle.
Build It’s editor Chris Bates is joined by two of the UK’s leading sustainability and heating experts, Nigel Griffiths and David Hilton, to help you decide on the best heating system for your self build, renovation or extension project.