Welcome to Claxton & Palmer


Broad Vision Careful Thought Built Right

Claxton and Palmer Home Improvements are conveniently located between in the wonderful spa town of Harrogate and York, in North Yorkshire.

We are a 5 STAR! Rated independent property improvement and maintenance company with over 20 years experience in the trade plus we have built up a portfolio of many satisfied customers. You could be one of them? Will take on small and larger jobs in and around Harrogate and York.

We are very happy to supply references and you can also read our online reviews on trade website called Rated People, the reviews are all genuine. 

Professional Service

We will treat your home as if it's our own and provide you with a level of service that is second to none. Being local, Claxton and Palmer of Harrogate are happy to provide FREE! no obligation quotations. We're just a phone call away.

FREE! Expert Advice

If you're planning a home renovation or just looking for some expert advice or maybe a second opinion, we are happy to help. We have many years in the trade and hundreds of happy customers. Our 5 STAR! reviews speak for themselves.

Quality Workmanship

As a professional building and maintenance company, we like to get things done right the first time around. Throughout a build we ensure that we use the correct materials and use the proper tools for the job. You could say we take a, "belt and braces" approach, which is no bad thing, especially when building a wet-room or bathroom. All our workmanship is guaranteed.

Our Home Improvement Services

Home Improvements and Repairs

It's imperative to keep your property in tip top condition throughout the year. We call it, "Preventative Maintenance". No Job Too Small, just give us a call! today!

Bathrooms, Tiling and Wet-Rooms

There are tilers in Harrogate and then there's Claxton and Palmer. As experts we can install your new bathroom whatever your budget to a high standard.

Professional Painting and Decorating

We can advise you about the types of paint to buy for your decorating job, water-based, oil or even clay paints. With our expertise and an eye for detail, we guarantee superb results.

Plumbing and Repairs

From a dripping tap, faulty shower valve, replacing radiators to fixing a leak. Claxton and Palmer of Harrogate can look after all your problematic plumbing issues.

Kitchens Installations

Have you found your dream kitchen, only to be put off by the installation cost? Why not give us a call for quote for install only.


Full or part renovations undertaken. We have the expertise in transforming old run down proprieties into a dream home or a new rental for your portfolio.

Remedial Building Works

Have you had work completed that has not met your expectation? We are happy to quote to rectify the work or even provide a detailed report.

Handyman Service

This is how we started our company, providing a Handyman service in Harrogate. We can help you with all those small jobs around the house, those jobs you hate.

Talk to an Expert.

FREE! Estimates

You’ll know how much your project costs even before booking Claxton and Palmer.


Our Happy Customers

Incredibly punctual, tidy, polite and very helpful. I would have no hesitation in recommending Claxton and Palmer. The job was completed very quickly and with great care and attention. The quote was very competitive and they were accommodating. 5 STARS!
Monika - Tiling
Harrogate, HG2
They did an excellent job. They were punctual, knowledgeable, tidy and good value. The team really did go the extra mile with our decorating job and it looks brilliant. I'd wholeheartedly recommend them and will definitely use their services again in the future.
Sara - Decorating
Harrogate, HG1
This is probably the best firm I have used. On time, cleaned up after work, good price/value, worked well, offered good/sensible advice. no extra costs. Would not hesitate to use again. Great work approach and happily will use their services again Thank you.
John - Bathroom Fitting
Knaresborough, HG5

Frequently Asked Questions

We have listed a few questions that we are frequently asked. If you have anymore questions, then please make contact. 

Yes we guarantee our workmanship for a 12 month period. 

We always estimate the time scales to complete a job. Experience has taught us that very few jobs are straight forward and this may delay or extend any deadlines.

This is very simple. A “Quote” is a fixed price, whereas an “Estimate” will vary in price.

Unless stated on our estimate we will require you to buy material. We will provide you with a list of materials required and these will need t be delivered to site before work commences.

All prices quoted include VAT. We do not add 20% to your final invoice. 

If you are dialling an 0333 number (i.e. any number starting with the range 03, such as 0300, 0333, 0330. 0300, 0330, 0333, 0370 or 0345 numbers), it will cost the same price to call as if you were calling an 01 or 02 landline – including from mobiles.

Stay in touch

Free Advice & Support, Straight to Your Inbox

Find Us On