Grand Designs Live Partners with FMB for National Renovation Week

  • 23 Jul 2019

Grand Designs Live has announced its partnership with the Federation of Master Builders for the debut of National Renovation Week 2019 this October!

National Renovation Week 2019 is set to take place 7-13 October, and the week will see Grand Designs Live host a series of events celebrating, promoting and educating visitors on renovation as a route to creating their dream home.

Throughout the week, Grand Designs Live will hold a variety of talks, headed up by Kevin McCloud, featuring advice from experts in renovation and first-hand experiences from designers and home-owners who have refurbished homes, from Grade III listed mansions, to modern townhouses, to 1970s bathrooms and beyond.

Plus, visitors to the show on weekdays will benefit from one to one expert advice sessions focusing on Renovations, covering everything from retrofitting a kitchen, to modernising a bathroom, to bringing a home’s fixtures and fittings up to date.

In line with the premiere of the brand-new series of Grand Designs, National Renovation week will inspire those looking to improve, progress and develop existing homes, into their very own Grand Designs. The FMB, along with Grand Designs Live are hoping to educate visitors on some of the most frequently undertaken renovations, and answer some of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to renovations.

Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), comments on the partnership: ‘The UK’s housing repair, maintenance and improvement sector is worth £28.5bn a year and is the third-largest construction sector. The FMB is delighted to be a part of National Renovation Week, which will help promote this vital part of the industry. We’re keen to help ensure consumers get the most out of their home improvement projects and help them avoid any potential pitfalls.’

In addition, the show will also launch the Home Renovation Clinic, giving visitors the opportunity to speak to expert members of the Federation of Master Builders about their upcoming home projects. Located within the popular Ask an Expert area of the show, this unique element offers visitors the opportunity to ask quick questions and discuss project plans, without having to make a one-to-one appointment. 

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