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Home improvement loans insights

Help with planning your DIY project and insights on how to make the most of your budget. 


The biggest barriers to finishing a home improvement

To help you plan for your next project, we reveal the biggest barriers to completing DIY projects around the home according to our research.


How to become a DIY master of your home

As part of our mission to support you with finishing your half-started DIY projects this summer, interior design expert, Siobhan Murphy shares her top tips for tackling a home improvement project.


We Reveal Some of the Nation's Funniest DIY Disasters

Looking for DIY ideas? Here’s how not to do it. We surveyed the nation to find the most embarrassing DIY disasters. Here, British comedian Hal Cruttenden reveals some of the funniest entries.

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How much does a new kitchen cost?

Maybe your cooker’s on the blink again or that cupboard door just won’t shut properly. Or perhaps you want to compare the cost of moving house to the cost of a brand new kitchen renovation? Either way, if you think it’s time for the upgrade you’ve always talked about, you’ll probably want to know what costs are likely to be included.

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How much does a new bathroom cost?

Dreaming of a new bathroom for your home? Updating your bathroom can be an expensive job, but whether you’re creating your ideal bathroom or upgrading to increase the value of your home, it can be well worth the time and money you invest in it.