Are you subscribing to every magazine, buying every book and attending every possible trade show?
Are you binge watching Grand Designs?!
And yet, do you feel you’re probably still not doing the right sort of research?
There’s no fixed way to start researching a self build, but more often than not you focus on the things you like… tech you could install… shiny kitchens!
You find people who rush this vital stage.
And you find people who are still doing it a decade later.
How do you carry out thorough research and know where to draw the line?
We follow projects from start to finish, releasing 10-minute videos to give you insights into the decision-making process.
Guest experts deliver a presentation on a specific topic and answer your questions.
Our comprehensive guides break down various aspects of the build process into easy-to-handle chunks.
Network with like-minded self-builders and get help for your own project.
Ben Adam-Smith sets aside an hour each week to help you with your project. Whether you’re looking for advice, contacts or a shoulder to cry on, Ben can offer support.
Building an eco home is no small task. There are so many decisions to make that it can be daunting and you can quickly feel isolated and not know who to trust.
House Planning Help is an independent resource that puts you first. We aim to simplify the self build journey by providing the information you need when you need it. This is a perfect fit if you dream to build a high performance home, that will be healthy, comfortable and energy efficient.
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Understand green building basics and get to grips with what makes a great ecological build