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Meet Refresh Renovations Franchisee for Surrey & Hampshire Hampshire


Refresh Renovations® is acclaimed for its all-encompassing project management approach which sees every job managed right through from the conception stage to completion. Taking the hassle right out of homeowners’ hands, it ensures a high quality finish with minimal disruption; and certainly bucks the status quo as far as the renovations industry goes. 

In Surrey and Hampshire, the local Refresh Renovations® office is headed up by Karen Blackburn, and she’s certainly well-placed to work with our approach, given that she has 10+ years’ experience as an IT Project Manager. It’s this experience of working on projects, systems and set processes that ensures she’s the comprehensive eye for detail that every renovation needs; managing all involved parties and weathering the unexpected along the way. This combined with a truly customer-centric attitude ensures that amazing house transformations are delivered on time, to budget and to (if not over and above) expectations.

Home Renovations in Surrey

Away from the workplace, Karen is currently renovating her own home – so the stresses and strains of working on your house is currently front of her mind when it comes to managing Refresh Renovations® Surrey-Hampshire customers! She’s also renovated a full property on a buy-to-let basis, and this now successfully houses tenants who live there full-time. No one could understand more how best to streamline and simplify renovation processes to make things as easy and hassle-free for homeowners during their refurbishment, extension or addition period.

Karen’s used to a busy home life: she lives with her partner, three children, a dog and kittens! Having grown up around skiing she’s a huge fan and takes to the slopes whenever possible. She also dabbles in cake decorating, so those visiting the Refresh Renovations® Surrey-Hampshire offices on a day she’s been baking may be lucky enough to sample some of the goods! Karen also has a keen interest in photography, so homeowners can be sure that they’ll be able to get some great pics of their renovations before and after.

Karen made the plunge to become a Refresh Renovations® manager after becoming disenfranchised with the corporate world within which she worked on a daily basis. Doing something to indulge her own passions in property and project management, Refresh was exactly the right fit – and we’re undoubtedly lucky to have her on-board. 

Under the tutelage and supervision of Karen, the Refresh Renovations® Surrey-Hampshire team deliver unbeatable renovations and exceptional customer service for homeowners throughout the region. Recent projects include new kitchens, open-plan layout conversions and extensions for home offices, extra bedrooms and kitchen-diners. Get in touch with the Refresh Surrey-Hampshire team today to discuss your renovation plans and start the journey toward home transformation.

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