Thinking of creating more space but don’t know where to start?

When it comes to making changes to your home, such as creating more space, there’s a long list of considerations, whether it’s building an extension, adding a loft conversion or combining rooms. How much will it cost? Who can I trust to do the work? What’s the best way to get my ideas on paper

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Are you an empty nester?

Are you like thousands of others who suddenly look around and realise that it’s just you and your partner left in the house? The children have grown up, maybe they’ve been long gone and whilst you’re now the regular hosts for Sunday lunches, your off-spring now have their own lives, careers, families and responsibilities. It’s

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Quality that lasts a lifetime

When you come to Parker Home, you’re looking for a premium product. In fact, any time you look to upper-tier brands, from cars to handbags to houses, you’re going to expect the best, and rightly so. You’ll want everything to be ‘just so’, with certain touches you just don’t get with run-of-the-mill goods. And so

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What is a Parker Home?

At Parker Home, we believe our work goes far beyond the quality and craftsmanship that we demonstrate on every project. We appreciate that you’re trusting us with one of your most prized possessions and one of the most important things we can give you, other than a bespoke masterpiece that exceeds your expectations, is peace

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Clever storage ideas

Clever storage ideas for the kitchen and other rooms in the home

Any homeowners will know that having adequate and well- designed storage can make a big difference to the space you live in. When planning a building project – be it a new kitchen, a garage conversion or extension – it makes sense to think about how you can integrate clever storage features. Speak to the

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Listed building

Listed Buildings – the dos and don’ts

If you own a listed building, it’s important you know what type work you require consent for and what jobs you don’t. According to Historic England there are around 500,000 listed buildings of special interest on the National Heritage List for England. The vast majority – over 90% – are Grade II buildings, and if you

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Things to consider when thinking about taking on a renovation project

There are a number of reasons why people take on a house renovation. It may be that they have identified an older property in a good location with a sizeable garden that needs renewing. Perhaps they have lived in a house for a while and they want to make some changes. Another common reason is

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Five stunning extensions to inspire you

An extension creates more living space, can transform your house and adds value to your home. Transforming living spaces Here at Parker Home we have a wealth of experience of working with homeowners to renovate and extend properties and have seen first-hand how they transform livings spaces. We offer a complete service, from initial survey

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Building control

Why seeking compliance with Building Regulations is important

Not seeking Building Control approval for building work you have carried out could come back to haunt you. We have talked in previous blogs about building regulations and how they underpin most building work we carry out for clients. Building regulations are minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to virtually every building. They are developed

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En-Suit

Convenience and luxury – a guide to things to consider when installing an en-suite bathroom

There are few things nicer in life than living with an en-suite bathroom – there’s a wonderful sense of luxury and convenience of being able to step through to washing and toilet facilities straight from the bedroom. What’s more, if you’ve got a big master bedroom that could potentially be partitioned or an adjacent room that can

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