News — 24 August 2016

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With the August Bank Holiday weekend approaching, homeowners in Staffordshire are being encouraged to down tools and consider the benefits of owning a new home.

DIY home improvements often don’t go to plan, resulting in extra work, additional expense and in extreme cases personal injuries, according to information uncovered in research conducted by One Poll on behalf of Barratt Homes.

The research exposed a range of DIY disasters resulting in personal injuries caused by drills, screwdrivers and chisels, which the homebuilder says can be easily avoided when buying new instead of fixing up an older property.

000_0014 Graydon WorthingGraydon Worthing, Sales Director at Barratt Homes West Midlands, said: “DIY home improvements on older properties can have disastrous results, but with a new home, any large DIY projects and renovations can be avoided, as we ensure your new home is already perfectly prepared for when you move in.

“What’s more, if you reserve early in the build process you can customise your home with extras from the Barratt Choices range to ensure it perfectly complements you and your lifestyle.”

The Choices range includes personalisation options. From fittings and flooring to appliances and storage solutions, there is a wide choice in order to suit every taste, allowing a buyer to truly make their new house a home. All options are installed by professionals and ready for the day you move in.

Graydon continued: “We understand that buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make and so, for peace of mind, all Barratt homes also come with a two-year fixtures and fittings warranty as standard.”

The warranty is provided by the National House Building Council (NHBC) and covers the cost of fixing any damage in the unlikely event that something does go wrong.

Instead of facing potential DIY disasters this Bank Holiday weekend, homeowners and first-time buyers alike are encouraged to visit any of Barratt Homes’ developments across Shropshire and discover a new DIY-free home.

Barratt Homes is currently building a selection of high quality homes at the following developments across Staffordshire:

The Limes

Limepit Lane

Cannock

WS11 4RH

The Limes has a range of two, three and four bedroom homes for sale priced from £145,950 to £274,950. For more information call the Sales Centre on 07917 211 517 open Monday 12.30pm to 5.30pm and Thursday to Sunday 10am to 5.30pm.

Bilberry Chase

Pye Green Road

Cannock

WS12 4LP

Bilberry Chase offers a mix of three and four bedroom homes priced between £179,950 and £259,950. For more information call the Sales Centre on 07725 447 956, open Monday 12.30pm to 5.30pm and Thursday to Sunday 10am to 5.30pm.

Holly Blue Meadows

Robins Road

Chasewater

Burntwood

WS7 3FS

Holly Blue Meadows has a range of two, three and four bedroom homes priced from £128,885 to £259,950. For more information call the Sales Centre on 07793 702 373, open Monday 12.30pm to 5.30pm and Thursday to Sunday 10am to 5.30pm.

Yarnfield Park

Yarnfield Lane

Yarnfield

Stone

ST15 0NJ

Yarnfield Park has a range of three and four bedroom homes for sale priced from £169,950 to £329,950. For more information call the Sales Centre on 01785 769108, open Monday 12.30pm to 5.30pm and Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5.30pm.

Ravenhill Park

Armitage Road

Rugely

WS15 1PH

Barratt Homes West Midlands is also building a mix of two, three and four bedroom homes at Ravenhill Park, which will be opening soon.

For more information about Barratt Homes’ local developments, on 0844 811 9933, open seven days a week from 8am to 9pm, or log on to www.barratthomes.co.uk

Barratt Homes West Midlands has been awarded the maximum five star official rating from the Home Builders Federation (HBF) for the seventh year in a row. The news was announced after more than 20,000 new home buyers across the country took part in this year’s HBF customer satisfaction survey.

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