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Designing your Self-Build with comfort in mind is so important. There are many factors to consider including acoustic comfort, visual comfort, thermal comfort and energy efficiency, when it comes to building an energy-efficient home
Designing for comfort
There's no one answer as to whether you can afford to Self-Build but our tops tips for budget management and handy calculators can help your dream become a reality.
Financing your project
The advice of experienced tradesmen is crucial as they can advise you around choosing and sourcing the best materials. However, if you truly want the house to be a reflection of you it’s important to be as involved as you possibly can in this stage of your self-build as the materials you choose will impact on costs, comfort, performance and the finished look of your home.
Customising your Self-Build
Finding a reliable builder or subcontractor can be difficult but having a good relationship with one is key. Read our tips on where to find one, what questions to ask and how to maintain that crucial positive partnership throughout the build.
Finding the right support
To satisfy to anyone with a self-build craving, we've scoured the plains of Instagram to find the best self-build inspiration feeds on Instagram right now.
You’ve already decided to take a huge step in your life – choosing to build your own home. But how do you bring your vision to life?
Before you get started on your build, there are some key points that are helpful to consider to help keep you focused and organised.
If you are new to self-building, or just want to see our thoughts on the steps involved in a self-build and what the process is, then download our guide.
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