We have written the following Guides to help you plan your next Home Improvement Project.

We hope you find them useful. To download any of the Home Improvement Guides – please follow the link.

Heating Your Home

The DeReve Guide to Heating Your Home:

Choosing the right system to provide heat and hot water for your home is a minefield of choices.

With high gas, electricity and oil prices looking like they are here to stay, it’s more important than ever that we heat our homes in the most efficient way.

This short guide will help you pick your way through them and help you choose the right system to suit your home and lifestyle.



The Beginners Guide to Renewable Energy:

Instead of buying all of your energy from suppliers, you can install renewable technology (also called micro generation and low-carbon technology) to generate your own.

These are sources of power that are never going to run out – they can all be used to generate power for your home.


Kitchen Guide

The DeReve Kitchen Guide:

Many people haven’t looked properly at their kitchen for many years.

A great kitchen is about great design but how do you get started?

An easy to read guide to help you identify your needs, plan your design, and build the kitchen of your dreams.



The DeReve Bathroom Guide:

It’s a place to getaway, a calming space and a place to retreat from the hurly-burly of everyday life.

We’re not talking about an exotic holiday resort – but the Bathroom – that room with a toilet, a bath, a basin and possibly a shower.

This handy guide will help you assess your current space, your everyday needs and give you some ideas on fixtures and materials that will make your bathroom an ideal retreat.