Your Home

If your home is listed, in a conservation area, or simply an older building you can find lots of free, independent, practical advice here on maintaining, repairing and improving it.

  • Owning an Older Home

    Find out what living in an older or listed building or in a conservation area means for owners.

  • Maintenance and Repairs

    See our advice on looking after an older home, including how to carry out a maintenance check and where to find professional help.

  • Energy Efficiency and Your Home

    Find out how to cut your fuel bills and carbon footprint in ways that are sympathetic to the historic character of your building.

  • Making Improvements

    Find out what permission you will need when making changes to older homes and see our advice on best practice.

  • Flooding and Older Homes

    Advice about how to prepare for and minimise the damage caused by flooding.

  • Your Home's History

    Finding out about the history of a house - who lived in it and when it was built - can be a challenging but rewarding experience.