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Self Build & Renovation Workshops at the National Centre in Swindon. Workshops on renovation, DIY, remodeling, building for amateurs. There are Masterclasses and also open format Ask the Experts sessions. Masterclasses are on: 9.30 to 10.15 am Walking Tours – Self Build & Renovation These are on all day and comprise an expert walking and […]

On 16th – 17th April 2011 is another exciting event at The National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon, off the M4 junction 16. Coming soon, 3 weeks away, this event is a practical guide to what to do to renovate, refurbish and generally spring build your home. With 200 exhibitors, many workshops and […]

News here is that we adding a big new section on how to buy wholesale supplies and wholesale products for all aspects of building and construction. We think that DIY and small time and amateur builders should also benefit from cheap and low cost building supplies. Already suppliers like Wickes, B&Q and Homebase, Home Depot […]

Seminars and show, this Saturday 27th November, at National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon, off M4. Eco Technologies Workshop – Retrofit Your Home – 10am – 5pm 95% – 99% of housing is old not new – so green and sustainable technology has to be added to OLD homes and office snot just glamorous […]

B&Q the huge UK DIY store, are campaigning for lower VAT on energy saving green items. They say green goods (energy efficiency, glazing, insulation, solar powered gadgets etc) should have a lower rate to encourage take-up. This is a good idea, since cost is a major factor in going green. As builders, and architects specifying […]

That time of year again, the Big Green Home Show in Swindon off the M4. Many exhibits, seminars, Expert Alley (Ask The Experts) where you can get answers to your home renovation questions. Dates: Fri 29 to Sun 31 October 2010 Where: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon Open from 9.30-17.00. Car: M4 […]

We have added some pages in Spanish, in a new section of the site. These are professionally translated, not auto, so we will be adding more as we go along. Have a look at the Spanish pages now > Consejos Auto Construcción, hágalo usted mismo, construcción de casas auto construcción, consejos para la casas, jardines y […]

Self Build & Design Show is on again – Saturday / Sunday September 11th and 12th. Many great seminars and demonstrations. The location is fantastic – a huge hall with many permanent exhibitions on walls, foundations, water systems, roofing, etc. Always fun and no cost tickets too. This is just off M4, junction 16 on […]

I get asked this – hire a builder for building jobs, or try do it yourself – DIY? Some jobs are too big for DIY because too skilled or large scale – needs many builders to do it needs special equipment – diggers, scaffolding, etc needs builders professional insurance or professional sign-off – safety is […]

David Snell is a Contributing Editor to Home Building & Renovating Magazine, and he and some other experts are giving some talks at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre off the M4 in west Swindon. So if you are worried your new extension might fall foul of some local Inspector, you’d better get over […]


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