Homebuilding & Renovating

Britain’s best-selling self-build magazine, for anyone who is renovating, extending, converting or building their own home.

For those embarking on a self-build or home improvement project, Homebuilding & Renovating is the go-to guide for expert advice, every step of the way.

What you get

In every issue of Homebuilding & Renovating, you'll find:
  • Insightful advice, tips and buying guidance from industry experts, helping you complete your project on time and within budget. 
  • Inspiring case studies of real home renovation and building projects, tailored to be undertaken by all levels of experience. 
  • New and sustainable plastic-free packaging
  • Plus, claim two free tickets to all eight Homebuilding & Renovating Shows, worth a combined £216!
Reviews

Save up to 22%

Print

from  £3.58  per issue

Delivery included

12 issues a year

Two free tickets to all eight Homebuilding and Renovating Shows

Save up to 60%

Premium

from  £5.00  for both
  • Instant digital access & print edition

12 issues per year

Two free tickets to all eight Homebuilding and Renovating Shows

Read on  iOS or Android

Access to Plotfinder (U.K. only)

Save up to 40%

Digital

from  £1.77  per issue

12 issues per year

Instant digital access

Two free tickets to all eight Homebuilding and Renovating Shows

Read on  iOS or Android

Save 22% 3 Months £3.58 per issue - Billed quarterly
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$37.95 $24.50 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
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Savings based on £4.65 RRP

Magazine Details

A subscription to Homebuilding & Renovating magazine is an essential purchase for anyone embarking upon or in the middle of renovating, extending, converting or building their own home. 

Every month you'll find expert advice on everything you need to know to make your project a success — from finding finance, build costs, project advice to planning permission and hiring builders and tradespeople.

Plus, each issue is packed with inspiring case studies, step-by-step DIY guides and design ideas. Each installment also provides approximately 50 pages of reader case studies with stories, tips, house plans, costs and contacts, as well as step-by-step DIY guides and advice on how to manage your contractors and keep your project on time and within budget.


From the Editor

"Homebuilding & Renovating magazine offers market leading advice from independent experts, design ideas and essential information for anyone building, extending or renovating their own home. From build costs to dealing with builders, you'll find everything you need to make your project a success." Claire Lloyd, Editor – Homebuilding & Renovating website www.homebuilding.co.uk

We've gone plastic-free!
There’s good news. From January onwards, subscriber copies of Homebuilding & Renovating will be delivered in an innovative new paper-wrap format that eliminates the need for plastic packaging. So when you subscribe you’re helping us to change magazines for the better and making the world a more sustainable place. Homebuilding & Renovating is proud to mark our 30th anniversary year by making this important change at no extra cost to our readers.

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

If you are purchasing a subscription as a Christmas gift then you will be able to select the ‘Xmas Start Issue’ which will be the magazine issue after Christmas, out in January.
An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions offer you the best experience when reading on your preferred device, whether you choose tablet, mobile or desktop. These digital replicas are high-quality, page-turning versions of the print editions and can be read on Apple or Android devices, as well as on desktop via a web browser.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone, Android devices and within PC or Mac web browsers.

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 10.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 10.0 or above.

Android and Web-Browser System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 4.4 (or later)
  • The Pocketmags app
  • A compatible Android device or desktop. Our digital editions work across PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android mobile or tablet, Amazon Kindle Fire, Windows 10 desktop and tablets, Windows Phone 10. Windows OS Windows 8 Mobile, Windows 8.1
Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

If you wish to read on an android device or web-browser, then you will need to wait until you receive your welcome email. Your welcome email contains your 10 digit subscriber number which is used to unlock your access. You will receive your welcome email within 24 hours and within 2 hours in most cases.
When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.

Save 60% 3 Months £5 per issue - Billed quarterly
£37.92 £15.00 Direct Debit
Savings based on £12.64 RRP

Magazine Details

A subscription to Homebuilding & Renovating magazine is an essential purchase for anyone embarking upon or in the middle of renovating, extending, converting or building their own home. 

Every month you'll find expert advice on everything you need to know to make your project a success — from finding finance, build costs, project advice to planning permission and hiring builders and tradespeople.

Plus, each issue is packed with inspiring case studies, step-by-step DIY guides and design ideas. Each installment also provides approximately 50 pages of reader case studies with stories, tips, house plans, costs and contacts, as well as step-by-step DIY guides and advice on how to manage your contractors and keep your project on time and within budget.


From the Editor

"Homebuilding & Renovating magazine offers market leading advice from independent experts, design ideas and essential information for anyone building, extending or renovating their own home. From build costs to dealing with builders, you'll find everything you need to make your project a success." Claire Lloyd, Editor – Homebuilding & Renovating website www.homebuilding.co.uk

We've gone plastic-free!
There’s good news. From January onwards, subscriber copies of Homebuilding & Renovating will be delivered in an innovative new paper-wrap format that eliminates the need for plastic packaging. So when you subscribe you’re helping us to change magazines for the better and making the world a more sustainable place. Homebuilding & Renovating is proud to mark our 30th anniversary year by making this important change at no extra cost to our readers.

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

If you are purchasing a subscription as a Christmas gift then you will be able to select the ‘Xmas Start Issue’ which will be the magazine issue after Christmas, out in January.
An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions offer you the best experience when reading on your preferred device, whether you choose tablet, mobile or desktop. These digital replicas are high-quality, page-turning versions of the print editions and can be read on Apple or Android devices, as well as on desktop via a web browser.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone, Android devices and within PC or Mac web browsers.

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 10.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 10.0 or above.

Android and Web-Browser System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 4.4 (or later)
  • The Pocketmags app
  • A compatible Android device or desktop. Our digital editions work across PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android mobile or tablet, Amazon Kindle Fire, Windows 10 desktop and tablets, Windows Phone 10. Windows OS Windows 8 Mobile, Windows 8.1
Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

If you wish to read on an android device or web-browser, then you will need to wait until you receive your welcome email. Your welcome email contains your 10 digit subscriber number which is used to unlock your access. You will receive your welcome email within 24 hours and within 2 hours in most cases.
When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.

Save 40% 3 Months £1.78 per issue - Billed quarterly
£8.97 £5.35 Direct Debit
Save 40% 3 Months €2.08 per issue - Billed quarterly
€10.47 €6.25 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 40% 3 Months US$1.78 per issue - Billed quarterly
US$8.97 US$5.35 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 40% 3 Months $1.78 per issue - Billed quarterly
$8.97 $5.35 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 40% 1 Year $1.77 per issue
$35.88 $21.25 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 40% 1 Year US$1.77 per issue
US$35.88 US$21.25 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 40% 1 Year €2.08 per issue
€41.88 €25.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 40% 1 Year £1.77 per issue
£35.88 £21.25 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Savings based on £2.99 RRP

Magazine Details

A subscription to Homebuilding & Renovating magazine is an essential purchase for anyone embarking upon or in the middle of renovating, extending, converting or building their own home. In every issue you'll find a regular Beginner’s Guide section, offering advice on matters such as finding finance, build costs, insurance and planning, helping you get started no matter what your level of experience.

Each installment also provides approximately 50 pages of reader case studies with stories, tips, house plans, costs and contacts, as well as step-by-step DIY guides and advice on how to manage your contractors and keep your project on time and within budget.

From the Editor
"Homebuilding & Renovating magazine offers market leading advice from independent experts, design ideas and essential information for anyone building, extending or renovating their own home. From build costs to dealing with builders, you'll find everything you need to make your project a success."
Claire Lloyd, Editor – Homebuilding & Renovating

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

If you are purchasing a subscription as a Christmas gift then you will be able to select the ‘Xmas Start Issue’ which will be the magazine issue after Christmas, out in January.
An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions offer you the best experience when reading on your preferred device, whether you choose tablet, mobile or desktop. These digital replicas are high-quality, page-turning versions of the print editions and can be read on Apple or Android devices, as well as on desktop via a web browser.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone, Android devices and within PC or Mac web browsers.

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 10.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 10.0 or above.

Android and Web-Browser System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 4.4 (or later)
  • The Pocketmags app
  • A compatible Android device or desktop. Our digital editions work across PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android mobile or tablet, Amazon Kindle Fire, Windows 10 desktop and tablets, Windows Phone 10. Windows OS Windows 8 Mobile, Windows 8.1
Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

If you wish to read on an android device or web-browser, then you will need to wait until you receive your welcome email. Your welcome email contains your 10 digit subscriber number which is used to unlock your access. You will receive your welcome email within 24 hours and within 2 hours in most cases.
When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.