Home Improvement

Does your property need some basic upgrade and improvement?

After several years of wear and tear things will need to be redone or improved. While these tasks can be basic, the input of a professional will ensure things are done right. With this package of products your ArchiPal can address these tasks for you and address these matters in an integrated way to minimise disturbance and cost.

What is this product?
This package of products gives you the design and project management services to improve and upgrade your property. Products such as kitchen upgrade, redecoration, re-wiring, new heating system are available to ensure an integrated approach and a way to treat the works as a single project or individually as your circumstances permit. External repairs and maintenance advice and management is also included. Some products need to be there for your ArchiPal to deliver a proper service for this package, but you may wish to deselect some products that you don’t need.  

Who is it for?

This package of services is for domestic homeowners who need a programme of upgrade and Home Improvement delivered, or individual aspects of work. It would also suit a landlord needing to get things tidied up for the next tenant.

Starting at:

From £400

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Starting at: £180 VAT included
With any project on an existing building, you must start with an understanding of its Condition Survey Virtual. This product will identify key issues such as leaks, structural stability as well as the state of doors, windows, and roofs. With information supplied by you, your ArchiPal can make a basic assessment of the Condition of the property. This will ensure key defects are identified and a more detailed investigation can then follow. It will also allow you to plan repairs and upgrade from an informed position. The report will also outline remedial measures and show indicative costs. This product is not a replacement for an on-site condition survey but a service for those who need key issues identified quickly.

Who is it for?

This product is suitable for medium to small domestic and commercial buildings.
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Starting at: £160 VAT included
When considering a construction project for an existing building you will need to check that your Feasibility Study are deliverable. This is before any designs can start and will include considerations on the site and its condition, access, services and planning. These factors can be reviewed by your ArchiPal and advice given of how the project might proceed, as well as its likely cost and duration. A concept design would follow on from this product.

Who is it for?

All types of construction or development projects, domestic or commercial.
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Starting at: £400 VAT included


The stage of the ArchiPal engagement for an existing building is to ascertain the present status including defects, brainstorming possible solutions and identifying works required, including technical interventions and risk assessment. This will ensure key defects are not missed. The condition survey report will allow you to understand the building better and make informed choices in the following design process regarding the repair and upgrade. Assessment of your site/project, your personal priorities and your design ambition. and recommendation report in PDF format. Plus 15 minutes of explanatory video (screen share presentation).


This product is relevant to both Domestic & Commercial property owners. All types of structures and must buy if you have an existing building.
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Starting at: £270 VAT included
This service takes your ideas and the Architects initial feasibility work to a level of design where you can see what the project might look like. It will include outline plans and elevations of the building fabric, but not details of building services such as heating and power. The concept design will account for site factors, your budget and timescales. Electrical works, plumbing and related details are not covered. In some cases, these drawings will be sufficient for outline planning applications and dialogues or associations with stakeholders

Who is it for?

This product is suitable for new projects or existing domestic and commercial buildings of all types.
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Starting at: £400 VAT included
This product gives you advice and guidance on the technical approach to take with traditional and historic buildings. It will cover the right types of mortar to use in repairs, improving the fabric to address damp issues, ventilation and considerations on thermal upgrade and energy efficiency. If your building is listed or in a Conservation Area you will need a separate product Listed and Historic Building Advice. This service is delivered remotely, but a site visit can be combined by purchasing Site-Visit

Who is it for?

This product is for owners of all older structures where repair or upgrade work is required.
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Starting at: £400 VAT included
You have the property, the ideas, and the resources but need details that your contractor can work too. Having a full set of drawings and specifications will allow you to control cost, design and quality ensuring that you get the right job done. Your ArchiPal will take your outline plans and ideas and convert them to drawings and specifications Historic Buildings to allow a contractor to be procured to deliver the work. The number of drawings and level of detail will depend on the size and nature of the work and local regulations.

Who is it for?

This product is relevant for historic domestic & commercial properties.
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Starting at: £315 VAT included
This product is the starting point of your obligations to meet certain energy standards set by national authorities. EPC certificates go out of date after five years and a new certificate is often needed. Your energy assessor will inspect the building to produce a new EPC and discuss the recommendations with you, especially if the performance falls below the required standard. How you progress works to reach the standard will also be discussed with you in outline as well as what design work will be needed and who might deliver the work. More detail on traditional building retrofit can be purchased here: Traditional building repair and retrofit advice.

Who is it for?

This product name is Energy Efficiency Assessment and EPC. It is suitable for existing domestic and commercial buildings of all types.
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Starting at: £160 VAT included
Buildings are supposed to be dry, but many are not, old and new alike. There are many proposed solutions to address dampness in buildings of all types, but most measures and systems address the symptoms, not the cause. Your ArchiPal will advise on the causes and sources of Damp and Water Ingress, and how they might be resolved with measures that address the root of the issue. Options to resolve or mitigate the problem will be discussed, with a recommendation on how to progress, either in stages or as a larger package of works.

Who is it for?

This product is relevant to existing buildings in particular.
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Starting at: £240 VAT included
You will need assurance that the work on your project has been completed to the standard specified. An independent professional is best placed to do this, and a written report will give you assurance as to quality and compliance. If there are defects at the end of a project, you will need someone independent to say what the situation is, without any of the pressures of those involved in the project. Your ArchiPal will also advise on any design or workmanships issues and what remedial works are needed.

Who is it for?

This product is relevant to new build projects and existing domestic & commercial properties.
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Essential products are pre-selected; You may need some more products depending upon your individual requirements.
home improvement

Starting at:

From £400

Add some project details to book a free consultation.

How it works

Step 1

Book a free intro call or purchase a product.

Step 2

Fill out a short project questionnaire & sign a contract to confirm ArchiPal Services.

Step 3

ArchiPal finds you a licensed architect based on your project requirements with skill set, location and expertise in mind.

Step 4

Connect with your architect.

Step 5

ArchiPal’s license professionals help you complete your project job.


An expert can actually save you money in the long run and add value to your renovation or project, thus, hiring an architect’s services is a wise investment.

All our services are offered at a fixed price rate, ceasing quotation-based fees, including residential and commercial design, as well as bespoke projects. 

Our ArchiPals and ArchiMates are all licenced and accredited professionals – so you are in safe hands!

Not all projects will require numerous plans, sections, details, specifications, schedules, mechanical and electrical designs, and structural calculations. 

It is important to remember that tradesmen do not always have the expertise and skills in visualising project completion from the outset. As a result, there may be unpredictable outcomes, additional expenses and long delays, not to mention unsatisfied clients. 

You determine and select the specifications of your project on our platform.
With the information you provide, we search our vast network to find suitable and qualified local architects willing to undertake your work.
The architect will contact you to discuss your requirements and utilise our platform to contract relevant professionals to build a team to turn your vision into a reality.

There are 2 ways to purchase services on our platform. Our first option allows you to choose from our standard listed services that are all set at a fixed rate price – dependent on the type of work required. We also provide the opportunity to customise a ‘self-service’ plan suited to your own requirements.

The most convenient way to contact us is via e-mail: info@archipal.io  We aim to respond to all queries within 24 hours.

We want to make your experience with us as comfortable as possible. Our customer service is available Monday – Friday. Drop us an e-mail at info@archipal.io. We will respond as soon as possible.

ArchiPal members will all be verified professionals – making them credible providers adhering to codes of conducts and practice.
Regulatory bodies within the build and design community will also be a part of a larger network, and at the time of purchase of a service, a client will have the opportunity to nominate a mentor to oversee and monitor the progress of the project, or the option to review work upon completion of project and provide a written report confirming that the quality of work and practice of professional.

At ArchiPal, we strongly believe that the key to the success of any project is the relationship between clients and their designers.

Depending upon the size, type and complexity of the job you can find architects, engineers, consultants or emerging talent on this platform.


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Quality Committment
All ArchiPals are experienced and registered practitioners with a minimum experience of 3 years of practice.

Timely delivery policy
If you are unable to provide the minimal specifications required for a project to the ArchiPal team within ____days of receiving the questionnaire then your product will be cancelled and the full amount refunded to your card on file.

Working closely with clients and users, ArchiPals ensure that projected designs match requirements and are functional, safe and economical. Through ArchiPal platform the decision of the level of their input is yours and you can decide when and for which specific tasks you need an ArchiPal.

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Please be aware that ArchiPal for Clients products by ArchiPal are intended to provide access to certified or licensed professionals in pursuit of particular parcels of work at your build site. These products are designed to provide tactical knowledge of practice given by accredited and experienced practitioners at junctures of your choosing. ArchiPal is the platform that connects clients requiring timely and critically targeted inputs with architects and designers able to provide those.

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