Build It magazine April 2017

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The April edition of Build It magazine is now available – and this month's issue is packed with ideas and practical advice to help you achieve your dream home, including:

• A modern oak lodge in the country

• Healthy homes - the new must-have for self builders and renovators

• Winning your planning appeal

• Tips for insulating an old house

• How to get fair quotes from builders

• Choosing the right doors and windows


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In this issue: 
An eye-catching oak lodge
Matt and Jo Trench have built a stunning oak frame, barn-style home that sits naturally in its woodland setting - plus more reader homes to inspire you!
Learn how to build a healthy home
Discover how your can plan a living environment that promotes wellbeing and comfort through its design
Design details: Brickwork patterns
Find out how getting creative with your home's facade can add kerb appeal and visual interest
Specify timber windows & doors
Wooden fenestration adds more than just character. Learn how traditional units meet modern needs
Is demolish & rebuild the right route for you?
Discover how knocking down an existing property could lead to the perfect plot for your new dwelling