Build It Magazine October 2017

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Build It magazine’s October issue is packed with detailed practical advice & inspiring projects to help you create your dream home.

Here’s a taster of what’s inside:

•  A 1960s property transformed into a characterful home

• 10 tips to make the most of your self-build plot

• The best glazed doors for your project

• Complete guide to building an eco home

• How to get the planners on side

• Avoiding renovation pitfalls


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In this issue: 
A light-filled revamp of a '60s home
Find out how a complete renovation and extension turned Catherine and William Allen’s dingy 1960s property into a modern dwelling that’s perfect for their family
Get your cellar conversion right
Considering this route to adding extra living space? Emily Brooks shares her top tips for achieving the best results
Discover what a woodburning stove can bring to your project
Functional and attractive, a woodburner can provide green heating and an ideal focal point
Find out how to avoid common renovation mistakes
Follow Alan Tierney’s advice to overcome the commonly encountered hurdles faced when undertaking a revamp