What was your lockdown interiors project? Furniture stencilling? Beginners’ grouting and tiling? Constructing a pergola from scratch? If seeing your kitchen walls reflected on Zoom made you realise they needed an update, you’re not alone – DIY-related search terms leapt by 48 per cent over the last year and paint by 77 per cent. But in our eco-conscious age of upcycling and low-impact refurbishments, what’s the best way to give your home a responsible refresh? We asked reclamation and salvage specialist Retrouvius for its top tips for a sustainable home makeover.