Loft Conversion Guidance Prior to starting your loft conversion plans, it's a good idea to find out what it will involve and how it will affect your house design. Ensure your loft conversion plan ideas take into consideration the following things: 1. Is there enough head high for a loft conversion? Request your designer to
Once your new extension is built, you need to start thinking about interior decoration and how to make the space fit in with the rest of your home. Amongst colour schemes and furniture, you also need to consider what type of flooring you want to lay down in the new space. To help you make
When wanting to increase the space in your house, it is likely that you’re facing the tricky decision of whether to convert your loft or extend your home. As there are so many different benefits to both options, we’ve looked at some of the advantages and disadvantages of each, and come up with some questions
Christmas is nearly here! After the hustle and bustle of the big family get-together at Christmas you might be wondering what you can busy yourself with. What better time to start planning and designing a loft conversion for the New Year? Here are the reasons why a loft conversion in January may be the ideal
When considering some new building work on your home, such as a loft conversion or house extension, it can be difficult to know when the best time will be. If your house will be particularly exposed, you may want to consider the weather and temperature. Or if you’re in a rush to get the work
For those with a small attic, a loft conversion offers loads of ways to maximise the space. Not only can you add an extra room to your house, but subtle techniques can make the most out of your loft and make it seem bigger than it actually is.
If you’re converting your loft into a usable space, it’s worth thinking about the energy efficiency of your attic. By using energy efficient methods with your roof, you can make sure that your loft is as cost-effective as it can be, and try and save money on your energy bills.
Making sure your loft conversion is properly insulated is vital for a warm, cost-effective attic. You want to be reassured you’ve got value for your money and that energy isn’t escaping from your roof. There are two ways that loft conversions are typically insulated; ‘cold roof’ and ‘warm roof’ method.
More and more people are realising that loft conversions are beneficial to a property. They not only increase space, but add monetary value. It’s a common concern that having a water tank in your roof means you can’t extend your loft but this is not true. If you’re thinking of increasing the space in your
When converting your loft space, natural light is really important. Careful consideration of how many windows, the type of window, and where they should go, can make the room light and airy and a much nicer space to be in. There are two main types of window for a loft conversion, both of which offer