Materials advice

penetrating damp and condensation mould
Period property expert Alan Tierney reveals how to properly identify and stop condensation and other damp issues in a heritage home
larch cladding
If you're searching for a hassle-free exterior finish that requires minimal upkeep, check out these options
Worcester Wave smart thermostat
The latest bells-and-whistles thermostats give you instant, intuitive access to managing your home’s heating and hot water – but will they slash your bills? Chris Bates talks to the experts to find out
contemporary woodburner
Learn the questions you need to ask to ensure a successful installation, with surveyor Andy Butchers’ insider advice
contemporary white radiator
A traditional heating setup offers a wealth of benefits. We investigate some of the misconceptions associated with radiators and explain why they could be a good match for your scheme
Worcester woodburning stoves
Martyn Bridges gives his expert view on common stove queries
Hallway with magnetic plasterboard
Remodelling and renovating rooms can make it feel like you’ve moved into a new home – but knowing where to start is often the biggest hurdle. Here, Sarah White takes a look at five renovators' amazing room transformations to help inspire your project
sliding sash windows
There’s a whole host of factors to consider when updating your home’s fenestration – especially if you are dealing with a period property. Chris Bates helps you weigh up the best route for your project
handmade brick contemporary home
From colours and textures through to laying patterns, mortar joints, costs and other key considerations, Chris Bates speaks to the experts to help you source the best masonry products for your scheme
Worcester’s Greenstar Highflow CDi series combi
Martyn Bridges reveals how to determine whether these appliances will complement your home, lifestyle and hot water usage


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