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A Quick Guide To Securing Your Holiday Lodge Over Winter

A Quick Guide To Securing Your Holiday Lodge Over Winter


Posted by Sell My Group in Park Home & Holiday Home Maintenance, November 13, 2016

Winter brings with it its own set of challenge for all homeowners. These challenges are multiplied for holiday lodge owners. As great as they are, holiday lodges aren’t as well insulated as bricks and mortar homes. There’s also the risk of water freezing and the pipes bursting, among other things. With this in mind, it’s really important to take some steps to protect your holiday lodge before you leave it for the winter. Here are […]


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How Much Maintenance Does A Park Home Require?

How Much Maintenance Does A Park Home Require?


Posted by Justin Allitt in Park Home & Holiday Home Maintenance, September 14, 2016

There are plenty of reasons why park home living might be for you, whether it be the modern, comfortable accommodation or the sense of community that they provide. The UK is currently seeing more and more people turning to park home living for many different reasons including downsizing after they retire, or to own property despite the spiraling prices in the bricks and mortar housing market. However, one concern that some people who are considering moving to […]


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10 Simple But Effective Interior Design Tips For Your Park Home

10 Simple But Effective Interior Design Tips For Your Park Home


Posted by Justin Allitt in Park Home & Holiday Home Maintenance, June 19, 2016

What could be regarded as being one of the biggest draws for people choosing to live in a residential park home is the chance to enjoy an affordable, convenient and comfortable way of life. Park homes, can already be furnished before you move in are very spacious yet manageable homes. This is a particularly important benefit for individuals who have perhaps made the decision to downsize from their old property into a home which is more […]


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Minimising Garden Maintenance

Minimising Garden Maintenance


Posted by Justin Allitt in Park Home & Holiday Home Maintenance, April 8, 2015

How can you help sell your park home and also reduce the maintenance at the same time? One key way is to make sure that the outside space is  well maintained. Outside space is also very important to a potential purchaser, with gardens being described by some estate agents as the ‘Outside room’ in their sales particulars. The only downside to having a  fabulous garden is that it can require a lot of maintenance. So how do you minimise garden maintenance? So […]


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Park home facias and gutters

Gutters and fascias: Guest Blog by DCP Park Home Surveyors


Posted by Justin Allitt in Park Home & Holiday Home Maintenance, September 30, 2014

Part of maintaining your park home is looking after both the gutters and fascias. Newer park homes usually have a dual pitch roof, with UPVC gutters and down pipes. It is usual for park homes and holiday homes to have rainwater down pipes that discharge onto the ground only. This can cause problems and we recommend that wherever possible the gutters should flow into soakaways. The fascia boards on older homes are made from timber boarding, with newer homes having protective UPVC boards The […]


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