Ted Laverty

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Tired of your home and longing to move? These ideas could help you love it all over again 1. Convert your attic Pressed for space but stuck for (...)

Time to cosy up. Photograph: Getty

Eadaoin Holden Owner, Holden Interiors “Starting outside the front door, I really enjoy swapping container and window box plants to something complet(...)

When considering the purchase of a second-hand home, bring along a general builder, seasoned carpenter or professional snagger, to assess the property. Photograph: Getty Images

House-hunting in the second-hand market can often feel like a game of Russian roulette: should you walk away from that musty 1950s semi-D with cracked(...)

DIY can either save you a packet or see you lose your shirt in a moment of ill-advised drilling. Done well it is both hugely satisfying and financiall(...)

Instead of enjoying the snow, you might be one of the unlucky ones, however, who woke up to a home-related headache

So. You’ve woken up to the aftermath of the Beast From The East. If you’re lucky, you’re looking out at snow-capped rooftops, chocolate-box vistas and(...)

Homeowners should consider taking steps to protect themselves and their property from the big chill. Photograph: iStock

Ahead of the arrival of the ‘Beast from the East,’ homeowners should consider taking steps to protect themselves and their property from the big chill(...)

 K9 Connectables founders Lauren and James McIlvenna from Howth, with Sandy the Labrador. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

After Sandy the labrador shredded her humans’ wedding album, industrial designer James McIlvenna set out to invent a toy that would keep her occupied (...)

Single-storey kitchen extensions are the most popular extension type nationwide. Photograph: Thinkstock

We’ve heard plenty about the rising cost of residential properties in recent months, but it appears that those looking to extend their home are also h(...)