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This is our blog, or as we like to call it, our knowledge hub. This is the place where we impart our loft conversion knowledge, helping you learn more about important topics and the subjects that will affect your design and build project. Whatever you want to know, our blog is the place to find the answers.

People often want to know about planning permission, party wall agreements, head height, build times, and more. Whether you’re intrigued about the cost of a loft conversion, or you want to know how much value it might add to your home, you’ve come to the right place.

In the South East, where space is often at a premium, transforming the unused loft area of your bungalow into a dream living space can be a game-changer. Bungalow loft conversions offer the perfect opportunity to add valuable space to your home and create stunning, functional areas that complement your lifestyle.

Loft conversions offer a practical solution for expanding living space in terraced houses, maximising property value and enhancing lifestyle. If you are considering a loft conversion for your terraced house in England, this guide is for you.

When well designed, your loft staircase can be a feature in itself. However, it can be tricky ensuring you achieve the look you want, as well as tying it in with your property style, and adhering to building regulations.

When well designed, your loft staircase can be a feature in itself. However, it can be tricky ensuring you achieve the look you want, as well as tying it in with your property style, and adhering to building regulations.

When it comes to loft conversions, positioning where to have the staircase is a crucial decision. Many customers that have a small landing worry that they will not be able to convert their loft for fear that their landing is not big enough to house a staircase.

A loft conversion is one of the ways to use every inch of the space available in your home and make room for more storage. As people are getting inclined towards aesthetics and using every inch of the space, the demand for home renovation has multiplied. It gives interior designers a chance to explore their creativity while enhancing the storage space in your abode.

Embarking on a bungalow loft conversion is a transformative experience that blends architectural ingenuity with the homeowners’ aspirations. So is quite an undertaking!

Loft conversions are transformative renovations, maximising underutilised space to create functional areas within a home. Introducing outdoor space to a loft conversion elevates its appeal, offering a unique blend of indoor comfort and modern living.

In the heart of London’s thriving real estate market, homeowners often find themselves facing a familiar challenge: the quest for more space.

Loft conversions are such a great way for people to improve their homes, bumping up their house value as well as increasing the scope of their living space.

If you’re in a terraced property and you’re considering getting a loft conversion to increase your living space and the value of your home, you may wonder what your neighbours have to say about it!

If you are the owner of a semi-detached house, the chances are you have a slightly better chance of being able to extend than if you were in a terrace even if you have a hipped roof. However, many people still wonder, is a loft extension possible in their semi-detached property?

A loft conversion is a valuable way of transforming your property, with the options to add additional rooms as well as important features for a home, such as an extra en suite. If you’re planning to do a loft conversion, it’s important to check your space is eligible first.

Bungalows are becoming increasingly popular for those buying property, and they are a brilliant option offering so much freedom. What a lot of bungalow owners don’t know is that around 40% of their space goes unused. This is due to the pitched roof that often features on bungalows, which holds a lot of head height and can be the reason loft conversions in bungalows are so successful.

Have you been considering an investment into a sparkling new loft conversion? During this process, you may be weighing up the options between an opening roof window, and one that stays closed. There are often queries about whether it is possible to have a non-opening window in a loft conversion.

A loft conversion is a great home improvement technique that will award you with an increased amount of space for your home. If you are in the situation where you are considering one, it’s likely that you are pressed for space.

Loft conversions are a brilliant way to extend your home and add value to your property. An extra room will never go unused and could improve your way of life! If you’ve been considering a loft conversion, but you’re unsure if your space is suitable, there may still be ways around this.

February is known for being all about love. Considering one of the most classic love stories ever told – Romeo and Juliet, we thought we would recap some facts and show you how you can bring the romance into your modern-day home.

When converting a loft into a liveable space, storage is something that people are often concerned about preserving. The loft is often used as the place where Christmas decorations, unwanted knick-knacks and forgotten furniture are banished to.

A loft conversion is a valuable addition to any home, and it can improve the life that you live within that property, giving you an increased amount of space to spread out! When you’re planning for a loft conversion, there are going to be more costs than simply the building work.

When you’re thinking about getting a loft conversion, there are a series of questions that you could ask prior to your project starting. These are questions that you could ask yourself regarding decisions about what you’re looking for, as well as questions to ask your loft conversion company.

During the pandemic, a lot of office-based employees found themselves switching to a working from home setup. Now that the pandemic no longer has much of an impact on our day-to-day lives, many people still use their working from home setup for at least part of the week.

Loft conversions are a well-known way to increase the value of your home, giving you and your family or housemates more space to spread out. Space within your home can be invaluable and can even improve your family relationships and quality of life.

When debating a loft conversion for your home, you might be wondering where to start. There are several things to think about before you can start the process of your loft conversion, and it is important to be organised to help things run smoothly!

Have you been yearning for a bit more space in your home in Solihull? If you have been considering a loft conversion or an extension on the side of your home, you could be needing planning permission to get the ball rolling.

Extensions and loft conversions are a costly process, but most of the time, the value they add to a home is more than worth the initial cost. Here are eight crucial tips to consider when planning a loft conversion…

Have you been considering a loft conversion for your Bromley home? Maybe you’ve already drawn up the plans, made the budget and started planning what the extra room will be used for? However, some plans will require planning permission in order to move to the next step.

Converting your loft into an additional living space is an exciting venture, but when it’s all completed and you have an empty room with a bright future, how will you decorate it?

Have you been thinking about undergoing home improvements to give you more living space?

When you’re looking for extra space in your home, a loft conversion is often the best option. Extending up through the top of your house can be less invasive than extending into your garden and losing any precious green space.

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Adding value to your home and extending available living space isn’t only possible via a loft or kitchen extension, there are lots of cost-effective ways to make a big difference to your layout and the functionality of your home.

With so many designs to choose from, one of the first questions we are normally asked is ‘what type of loft conversion is right for my property’?

A loft conversion is an ideal way to add the sought-after space that so many homeowners crave.

For many years now, adding space and therefore value to a property has become the favoured option over moving home and paying the hefty stamp duty tax and other costs that come with it

Extending your home upwards into the loft can be an exciting challenge.  If you are planning on throwing an en suite bathroom into the mix too, you will have a few extra decisions to make in order to maximise the space you have available. 

The current trend among growing families is to convert lofts into living areas in answer to the need for more space. Extending your home vertically is definitely easier on the pocket

When do you need a party wall agreement (a party wall award) for a loft conversion?  Getting excited about adding a loft conversion to your home but worried you may need a party wall agreement? 

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