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Two home improvement problems that you shouldn’t ignore

We've asked Which? Trusted Traders which home improvement issues should never be ignored. Find out how to stop a water leak and how to fix common boiler problems, and why it's important not to leave it too late.

Which? reveals the best and worst fitted kitchens for 2019

The best and worst fitted kitchens revealed by Which?. We’ve tested kitchens and asked owners to tell us what they think of B&Q, Benchmarx, DIY Kitchens, Homebase, Howdens Joinery, Ikea, John Lewis, Magnet, Wickes, Wren and more.

Should you extend your home or buy a bigger property?

More homeowners are planning to extend their properties rather than move to a bigger home. We've crunched the numbers to help you take the right path.

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Common planning permission problems and how to avoid them

Underestimating how long it takes to get planning permission is the top problem faced by those planning significant home renovations.

Which? Trusted Traders reveal the most common electrical and plumbing DIY disasters

Some of the most commonly attempted electrical and plumbing DIY jobs are the same tasks traders say they’re most frequently called in to fix or finish.

Four ways to save money on your new carpet

Save money on buying carpet and find cheap carpets with expert tips. Use our carpet calculator to work out your costs and find out which carpet material is right for you in our quiz.

Landlords: could you get a £28,000 grant to renovate your buy-to-let property?

Which? explains a new scheme that offers grants of up to £25,000 to landlords who agree to renovate their empty properties and let them out.

Industry body calls for builders’ licences to protect consumers from rogue traders

A three-point plan from the Federation of Master Builders calls for government backing for changes in the UK construction industry

Plumbing job gone wrong

The five DIY jobs you’re most likely to abandon

Which? Trusted Traders reveal the most commonly abandoned DIY jobs. Plumbing topped our list, followed by electrical work. Find out from the experts what jobs you should and shouldn't tackle yourself.

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Five ways to cut the cost of your conservatory

On average, we've found that people spend around £15,000 on their conservatory. But there are lots of things you can do to cut the cost - read our five money-saving tips to find out.

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