How to stop condensation on windows – 11 expert ways
Experts recommend better ventilation, regulating heating, anti-condensation paint and more, if you're curious about how to stop condensation on windows overnight.
Loft insulation – a guide to lagging a roof or attic room
Good loft insulation is a must to reduce heat loss and reduce energy bills. This is what you need to know about cold and warm roofs.
How to repair stone floors
Find out how to repair stone floors, with expert advice from Douglas Kent, technical and research director of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
17 renovation mistakes to avoid
Restore your period home properly and avoid renovation mistakes that cause more harm than good, with advice from experts Peter Barker and Douglas Kent
How to fix a door that sticks, squeaks or that won't shut plus, other repairs
A squeaking door or one that will not shut properly can be fixed. These are the most common door repairs you can DIY quickly.
How to maintain and repair leaded windows
Original leaded light windows are historically important architectural features, so when they need attention it's essential to repair and care for them correctly
How to repair and maintain metal window and door frames
Properly maintained, metal windows can last for centuries. When protective coatings are neglected, however, corrosion may occur. Here's how to repair your metal door and window frames
Repairing or replacing timber beams
Original beams imbue a period home with character, but over time they may suffer from decay or inappropriate finishes. Find out how to look after them, and when replacement is appropriate