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House Doctor® Offers Free Home Makeover Advice at Grand Designs Live


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If your home has room for improvement, then why not visit the House Doctor® team ( for free home makeover advice at the Grand Designs Live show (Stand E19) at Excel, London from 30th April - 8th May.

Launched by TV House Doctor®, Ann Maurice, the House Doctor Consultants are inviting homeowners looking to re-decorate, update their kitchens or bathrooms or even buy new furniture to take along photos, colour swatches and renovation plans for an advice session that will show them how to get the best results for less.

Homeowners looking to sell their home can also get top tips from the House Doctor® team on how to present their home to attract buyers and get the best possible selling price.  As specialists in staging properties to help homeowners sell, they can advise on where to invest time and effort to make their property stand out.

The House Doctor® Network are offering free entry tickets to Grand Designs Live at Excel to the first 20 people who book a free advice session with the South East team at the exhibition.  Call 01635 201 643 to book a priority slot on Friday 30th April - Sunday 8th May.

The star of Channel 5’s long-running House Doctor® TV show, which attracts over 2.5 million viewers per episode, Ann has personally trained talented property stylists over the last five years  to form a network of 25 UK House Doctor® Consultants.  The Ann Maurice House Doctorâ Network has a practical and affordable approach to interior design, and provides home staging, home updating, decluttering and new home advice for all budgets. 

Californian interior designer Ann Maurice pictured left said:
“As fewer UK homeowners are on the move than in previous years, we are finding that more and more owners want help in redesigning or updating their home.  Making purchases such as furniture and lighting can be expensive (particularly if decisions are made which are later regretted), so my team are on hand to help make the best buys and get the best overall look, for less.”

Prior to her ten-year Interior Design and Home Staging career, she spent thirteen years selling Real Estate in the San Francisco Bay area.

Twelve years ago she introduced the concept of property presentation to the UK on national television. As TV's House Doctor, she has gained a host of avid fans worldwide that tune in faithfully to watch her transform British homes. She has since become one of the top property / interior design faces on British Television, whose programmes attract in excess of 2.5 million viewers per episode.

Says Senior South East Consultant, Fraya Bing :
“Our approach to interior design is to make the most of what you have already; which is beneficial to both the environment and to our customers’ budgets.  We do not scrap and start again like many design companies, as we recognise that homeowners want to update their look without costing the earth, financially or with excessive waste.”

April 15, 2011