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Everything You Need to Know About Loft Conversions for 1930s Houses

Extending rather than moving has become more popular than ever with people looking to create extra space in the homes they love. Whilst some people might be unsure of how to convert an older property, 1930s homes can be ideal for loft conversions. This era of home is one of the easiest types of properties...
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everything you need to know about hip to gable loft conversions

Everything You Need to Know About Hip-to-Gable Loft Conversions.

There are a variety of loft conversions to choose from when it comes to renovating your home. The type of loft conversion you choose will depend upon the style of your house and specifically the style of your roof. Roofs with sloping sides, also called hipped roofs, need hip-to-gable loft conversions to transform the loft...
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Loft Conversion Lighting Ideas

When converting a loft space, one thing that is often overlooked is the loft conversion lighting. When creating a room out of your loft space, lighting can be key to creating a more open or smaller-seeming space. We’ve pulled together some of our top loft conversion lighting ideas and tips to help you make the...
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Our Loft Conversion Calculator – How Big is Your Loft?

When planning your loft conversion, one thing can influence almost every other aspect, the loft size. Your loft conversion size could dictate whether you need planning permission, what type of loft conversion you will have and what you can use your new loft conversion for. Here’s how to work out the loft conversion volume and...
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Alvaston at Grand Designs Live 2022

Visit Alvaston at Grand Designs Live 2022

Are you thinking of making alterations to your home and want to find some inspiring ways on how to do it? Visit our stand at Grand Designs Live 2022 at the NEC, stand B140 at Grand Build from the 5th of October to the 9th of October and talk to the experts in home improvements.
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5 simple loft conversion ideas

5 Simple Loft Conversion Ideas

We previously shared a post detailing 5 inspiring Small Loft Conversions Ideas that are handy if you are short on loft space. In this blog post, we have compiled another list of 5 simple loft conversion ideas that are ideal if you’re planning a basic loft conversion with minimal disruption to your home. Here are...
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Do I Need a Door at the Top of My Stairs for a Loft Conversion?

When planning your new loft conversion, one thing can affect most of your decisions. Loft conversion fire regulations. When thinking about where to place your doors to your new loft conversion, things can get confusing. You may be wondering, ‘Do I put the door at the top of the stairs for my loft conversion or...
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5 ways to convert a loft on a budget

5 Ways To Covert A Loft On A Budget

These days, when it comes to loft conversions or home improvements in general, many of us are seeking the most cost-efficient methods of achieving the best results. When it comes to maximising the space in your home, we’ve established that it can be cheaper to have a loft conversion instead of a home extension. But...
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energy efficient loft conversions

Energy Efficient Loft Conversions

More than ever, people are turning to ways to make their homes more energy-efficient. A loft conversion is a genius way to reduce energy bills while adding space and value to your home. Saving money on heating the home is a big priority for most. So when planning a loft conversion there are a few...
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Does a Loft Conversion Add Value to Your Home?

If you are looking for a way to add value and space to your home, a loft extension is a fantastic option. Loft conversions can create additional bedrooms, home offices, playrooms and more to your home without taking away from your garden space but do they add value? We talk you through whether loft conversions...
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Why Choose Alvaston Loft Conversions?

As specialists in our field for over 59 years, we’ve designed and constructed countless loft conversions for our happy customers. But what makes Alvaston Loft Conversions an industry leader in loft extensions? Read on for why we are the perfect choice for your loft conversion specialists.
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Loft Conversion Ideas

Our Favourite Loft Conversion Ideas for the New Year

The new year is the perfect time to make changes to your home and converting your loft is one of the best ways to improve your house. Loft conversions are a fantastic way to create space and add value to your home so we’ve pulled together some of our top loft conversion ideas to help...
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