Think about planning permission and building regulations approval
From inspiration through to planning permission, our tips have got you covered.
There are plenty of places on the web to find inspiration for your new home. Pinterest has boards on everything from paint colours to floor plans.
Lots of websites offer planning tools to help you and there are also tools to help you work out costs.
There are apps and tools to help you design your home with the improvements you want to make.
Autodesk Homestyler lets you upload a picture of your room then drag and drop design features to see what it would look like. You can save your designs and even share them on social media.
This is one of a number of free tools available, so look around to see what would work best for you.