Design Hints and Tips Archives - Pride Road Architects

10 Tips For a Warmer Home & Home Extension

16/01/2020, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments


Effective Tips For A Warmer House Extension One of the most important things to consider when you’re planning a house…

How to Fit Everyone in Your Home for Christmas 2020

03/01/2020, by Magdalena Haener, 0 comments


Did you have all the space you needed for your family this Christmas and New Year? As we turn into…

When is the best time of year to build an extension?

19/04/2019, by Catherine Traynor, 0 comments


Building a house extension can be a disruptive and long process for a home owner, especially if you’re living in…

Common mistakes to avoid when extending your Home!

17/04/2019, by Catherine Traynor, 0 comments


Extending your home can really add value to your house and can dramatically enhance your space and the way you…

5 Reasons Why I Can’t Extend My House

01/04/2019, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments


There are many reasons we may be considering extending our house, maybe we want to create an additional room for…

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your House

24/01/2019, by Magdalena Haener, 0 comments


After working with several clients with houses in Levenshulme, which are often smaller than their Didsbury counterparts, I was inspired…

Who Lives in a House like this?

24/10/2018, by Catherine Traynor, 0 comments


Many of us are avid viewers of Grand Designs – and some of us get to star alongside the host….

How to check if a Plot is suitable for a Self Build

19/09/2018, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments


How to check if a Plot is suitable for a Self Build You’ve found a piece of land for your…

How to find a good builder

24/01/2018, by eleanor, 0 comments


When starting a new project, one of the most common worries is how to find a good builder. Here at…

5 Ways to Introduce Light into your House Extension

21/01/2018, by Catherine Traynor, 0 comments


  When extending your home it’s essential to think about how you’re going to allow natural light in your house,…

Planning an extension: Should I renovate one room at a time or all at once

12/01/2018, by eleanor, 0 comments


Extensions can be expensive and cause a major disruption to your day to day life. We often get asked about…

6 Different Kitchen Types

07/06/2017, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments


When it comes to designing your kitchen, layout is everything. Arranging your fridge, hob and sink no more than 6ft…

5 Outdoor Dining Ideas

07/06/2017, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments


We are getting ever closer to Summer, and with a taste for the warm weather we’ve recently had, this gets…

10 ways to maximise space in your home

15/05/2017, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments


1. Open-Up Creating windows, knocking through walls and swapping solid doors for glazed doors helps to connect your space and…

Kitchen Design Top Tips

28/09/2016, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments


Kitchen Design Top Tips When it comes to designing a kitchen, you need to put function first. There is no…