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Design Hints and Tips

All of the design hints and tips from the Pride Road Architects – covering home renovations, extensions and much more

Hybrid Working, Multipurpose Rooms and Decluttering in Your Home

16/05/2022, by Laura Simpkins, 0 comments

Hybrid working presents lots of challenges, distractions and duties in our homes, watch Residential Architect Laura Simpkins discuss some of…

How to avoid cowboy builders

08/02/2022, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments

For many people thinking of renovating their homes or property, one of the most important questions is where and how…

5 Tips for Keeping Your Loft Conversion Cool

04/09/2021, by Shuahra Rahman, 0 comments

1. Ventilation 2. Lighter colours 3. Insulation 4. Windows 5. Shutters/blinds The Details Matter Book A Free Consultation

7 Creative Home Office Ideas

04/09/2021, by Shuahra Rahman, 0 comments

1. Turn a part of your open plan space into your home office 2. Alcove office 3. Multi-use home office…

Should I Buy An Ugly House?

25/05/2021, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments

Do you dream of a symmetrical, imposing Geogian manor house? But is your budget more suited to a 1960’s chalet…

Can I Extend My Extension?

24/03/2021, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments

Lisa conducts an online workshop in which she explains, using Lego, her client’s options for extending her extension. The client, Elizabeth, found the workshop “very informative and eye opening for all the different options that we could consider.”

How Much Does A House Extension Cost?

20/03/2021, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments

At Pride Road, are as transparent about costs and fees as possible, as from the get go, we talk about your budget and expected costs. Here are our fees and our ballpark figures for the costs of projects.

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 Lisa Raynes, 0 comments

Clients always think that they want to build an extension in spring, as it has the mildest weather, but I…

Common mistakes to avoid when extending your Home!

17/04/2019, by Liverpool South, 0 comments

I’ve been to many houses that clients have just bought that have major design flaws, so we have to unpick…

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…

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 Lisa Raynes, 0 comments

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

Protected: 5 Ways to make your home lighter!

21/01/2018, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments

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

12/01/2018, by Lisa Raynes, 0 comments

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

Protected: 6 ways to maximise space in your home

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

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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…