Our Selfbuild Summer 2020 magazine is OUT NOW.  Jam packed with amazing self-build & renovation projects, expert advice, ideas & inspiration, there’s something in it for everybody. See a snippet of what to expect below….

NEW BUILD

Towering achievement

Elaine Donaghy McCrory’s self-build in Co Tyrone proves you can get planning permission for just about any design you can dream of – even a castle.

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SWIMMING PONDS

Back to nature

Want to avoid the chemicals, costs, maintenance and appearance of a swimming pool? How about creating your own magical aquatic haven?

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NEW BUILD

A boyhood dream comes true

With views spanning four counties, the site Brendan and Sarah Cullinane built on was special in more ways than one.

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CERTIFICATIONS

Checks and Balances

To finance, insure or sell your house you need to prove you’ve built it to standard, and that’s done with certificates of compliance.

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RENOVATION & EXTENSION

Perseverance

Many people are put off by major renovation projects but Peter and Donna Hughes embraced the process, with tremendous results.

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COVID-19

How the coronavirus is affecting self-builders

Updates from the coronavirus coalface

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RENOVATION & EXTENSION

Heart and mind

Few people get to live next door to where they work and Denise Fitzpatrick was no exception, until she managed to buy the business she was working out of.

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ENERGY PV

Plug and play roof

The cost of PV panels, which generate electricity from the sun, has come down drastically in recent years, now making it a real option for self-builders.

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SELFBUILD

Nerves of steel

Securing planning permission in Co Wicklow took longer than actually building architect Luis Reis’ family home – in large part because it sits on an infill site, sandwiched between two overlooking properties.

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BUDGET

How much does joinery cost?

From doors to skirting boards to in-built units, find out what the cost factors are.

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SELFBUILD

Big ideas

What it takes to build a tiny home on wheels, by a self-builder in Co Down who’s been through the process.

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In addition to the projects above, the magazine also brings you the latest selfbuild news from the island of Ireland, product information, guides, advice, top tips and much more. SUBSCRIBE HERE

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