TIP: Write down the experts you would like to talk to and make sure to get to the Advice Centre early to book in your consultation, as appointments fill up fast.
Ask the Experts
Ask the Builder
Are you searching for a builder you can rely on? Come and meet a Master Builder for advice on your next home renovation project.
All members of the Federation of Master Builders are vetted and inspected on joining to give you confidence when looking for a builder.
Build with confidence − speak to a trusted builder at the Advice Centre about your next building project.
If you’re in the process of applying for planning permission or your application has been refused, book an appointment at The Planning Clinic!
Bring your plans, ideas and your applications and get a free 15 minute consultation with Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine expert Sally Tagg and her team of leading planning experts.
TIP: As the Planning Clinic is usually very busy please book a slot as soon as you arrive at the show.
Ask the Expert
Embarking on period renovations? Planning a brand new extension? Whatever the question, put it to in-the-know editors from some of the country’s leading Homebuilding & Renovating magazines.
Plus come and meet Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine Planning Expert Sally Tagg and discuss your plans and discover how to avoid common mistakes, whether you can submit your application yourself and what to do if you’ve been rejected.
Ask the Architect
If you're thinking about building, an architect will help you get more from your home.
Book a session at the show with a qualified architect:
• Help you turn your aspirations into reality
• Guide you through the design, planning and construction process
• Develop solutions and come up with a design that improves your quality of life
These free one-to-one sessions are your chance to get personalised, impartial advice.
Home Energy Academy
Get face to face advice on optimising the energy in your home. Speak to one of our home energy experts and get tailored advice to help you improve the efficiency of your home.
The Home Energy Academy, will help you to understand how you can make the most of the energy in your home, save money on your bills and reduce your carbon footprint with our free advice.