Humble abodes are turned into dream homes with these brilliant makeovers.

House facelifts: in pictures

I like the indoor glass area, make one roll up wooden garage door and then some sliding glass doors on the other side. Then you have your Uncovered patio area, neat!

Redoing a house with dormer windows and full energy efficient insulation

Eco homes: Insulation is not sexy, but it keeps the bills down

Nip and tuck on the home front - Telegraph

Cheddar, onion and spinach tart

Nice area, shame about the house. How do you transform an ugly box into a thing of beauty? Matthew Sturgis examines the latest line in cosmetic surgery -the façade lift.