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As a home owner, one of the best ways to add value to your home is a loft conversion. It also is a great way to create more space, without the added hassle of building outwards. This typically involves planning permissions as you are more likely to be making major…

If you have had a loft conversion but decided not to completely overhaul your roof’s exterior and add in windows then your loft is still likely to look very dark. Sunlight is one of the best ways if not the best to brighten up any room including your loft, so…

Once you have decided to have a loft conversion there are several things you need to consider, one of the most important factors will be making sure your conversion is structurally sound. In most cases, existing lofts do not have internal load-bearing walls to support a new structure so that’s…

If you are looking to remove your water tank in the loft in preparation for your new loft conversion then you will need to consider what your options are. Chances are if you have a water tank still in your loft then you are still using a fairly old system….

The majority of people who have a loft conversion tend to convert into either an extra bedroom or office/storage space. We’ve compiled a list of alternative loft conversion ideas, albeit some of them are very different, you will get a tonne of ideas that will inspire you. 1. Photographers penthouse…

Some lofts are too small to convert into a bedroom or office but can still be fully converted to create extra space. Turning your loft into a space where your children can play and enjoy their hobbies will massively declutter the rest of your home. Young children’s toys tend to…

Bench seating is a fine option for summerhouses and that’s because they can be extremely versatile. If you’re designing them yourself, you can make them into chairs, which lift up so there are storage spaces below. The whole bench panel that you sit on can be raised so you can…

Skylights can add a touch of class and elegance to your home, and there are so many different shapes, sizes and designs to choose between nowadays. That said, with this working as an additional window in the home, should you look at buying custom made curtains or blinds, so you’re…

There are many reasons for needing an extra room in your home, such as a growing family, the need for an office, or siblings wanting some privacy. If building an extension is off limits and you are unable to create a loft conversion, an alternative option could be to add…

It can seem like such a setback when you hear the news that your loft conversion has not been approved by the council. Whilst it’s easy to point the finger of blame at your architect or the council workers, it’s best not to. You could speak to your architect to…