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Laura Sargeant
Loft storage solutions

Everything You Need to Know About Loft Conversions for Storage

In recent years, more and more people have decided to move upwards rather than out, harnessing the unused space above their homes for additional living and storage space. If you are looking for extra storage space in your home, a loft conversion for storage could be the perfect answer. 
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Everything You Need to Know About Low Roof Loft Conversions

Does your loft have a very low ceiling that restricts your ability to use it as a room or as storage? You may have written it off as a space unsuitable for a loft conversions. However, as experts in converting lofts of all shapes and sizes, we have a few suggestions to help you bring...
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New Build Loft Conversions – Everything You Need to Know

Whilst new build houses can often be a dream come true with a blank canvas for you to put your stamp on, sometimes, as with any property, you may realise upon moving in that you need more space in your home. Whether you are thinking of creating an office with a new build loft conversion...
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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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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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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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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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dormer loft conversion

Dormer Loft Conversions – Create More Space in Your Attic

When it comes to creating the perfect loft conversion in your home, space is often key. Depending on the type of house you live in and the size of your existing loft space, a dormer loft conversion could be the perfect answer to your problems.
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Loft Conversions for Semi-Detached Houses

When it comes to converting your loft in a semi-detached house, there are endless options available to you. Whatever your ideas are for your semi-detached loft conversion, Alvaston loft conversions are here to help.
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Stages to Consider When Planning Your Loft Conversion

Loft conversions are effective ways to add space to your home and create extra rooms for use as bedrooms, studies and more. But what exactly are the key stages of a loft conversion? 
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5 Things to Consider When Planning Your Loft Conversion

Planning your dream loft conversion can be an exciting time with the ability to fully customise the new room in your home. Whilst loft conversions can offer a wide variety of options to choose from to fit your needs and style choices, there are a few things you should consider to help guide your decisions...
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10 Benefits of Building a Loft Conversion

If you are planning on extending your home upwards with a loft conversion, there are a wealth of benefits. Loft benefits could not only extend your living space drastically, they could even end up adding value to your home. Take a look at our top 10 benefits of building a loft conversion on your home.
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dormer lofts

Everything You Need to Know About Dormer Loft Conversions

Creating a loft conversion in your home is a fantastic way to extend the amount of usable space in your house. Dormer loft conversions are a great way to extend the head and floor space of your loft conversion in order to make a more usable space in your home.
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How Long Does a Loft Conversion Take?

If you have decided to make use of the unused space above your home, the good news is there has never been a better time. With the rise in people spending more time at home, a number of people are turning to ways to increase their living space. By expanding up, you will be able...
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Top Tips for Converting your Loft Space

Has the increased time spent in your home left you itching to convert your loft space into an extra room or study? We’ve brought hundreds of dreams to life creating everything from loft office conversions to adding extra bedrooms with en suites into converted loft spaces. Follow our top tips for converting your loft space...
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3 Reasons to Consider a Victorian Terrace Loft Conversion

Is it Possible to Have a Loft Conversion on a Terraced House?

When it comes to extra space in your home, terraced houses often suffer from reduced space and the ability to extend in the same way detached houses might. Loft conversions are a fantastic way to use the space above your home to extend and add extra rooms to your home. But is it possible to...
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Converting your Loft into a Bedroom – What you Need to Know

When it comes to converting your loft into a bedroom, there really has been no better time. A loft conversion helps to make the most of your empty (or full of storage) space in your home with a loft conversion bedroom the perfect space for creating your dream loft conversion with ensuite and walk-in wardrobe...
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Bungalow Loft Conversions – Creating Extra Living Space in your Bungalow

If you are looking for a way to increase the floor space in your bungalow, a bungalow loft conversion could be just the solution. Many people look at bungalow extensions as the only option to add extra bedrooms or living space to their homes without considering the amount of space available above their heads. Not...
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Create your Ideal Office Loft Conversion

Creating a home office in your loft is a brilliant way to create a separate space away from the rest of the house in order to work. A simple loft conversion can create an extra floor and therefore extra rooms for your property meaning you can find peace and quiet whenever you need it and...
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loft conversion vs extension

Loft Conversions vs Extensions – Which is Best?

When it comes to extending your home, one thing is worth considering. Do you want to extend to the side of your home or above your home? With pros and cons for both, its loft conversion vs extension. But which one is the best option for you, a conversion or an extension? We’ll take you...
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4 Top Types of Loft Conversions

If you are looking for a loft conversion for your home, you may have an idea of what your perfect loft space would look like. It may be a conversion to fit a home cinema, a study or even an extra bedroom. Whatever the use for your loft conversion, our team at Alvaston Loft Conversions...
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The Team at Alvaston Return to Work Post Lockdown

I’m sure you’ll agree that last few months has been very different for all of us.  COVID-19 took the whole world off its feet and like many businesses we had to adapt quickly to the government’s lockdown plan. Although we furloughed some of the team, we had to ensure that we had a small team...
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Alvaston Gives Back – Replanting the Jubilee Planter

Alvaston Loft Conversion’s very own Jamie spent his last weekend doing something very special to him. Giving back to his local community of Essington. A collection of volunteers from the Friends of Essington joined forces to refresh the Jubilee planter and add a bit of colour to the area as we welcome in the start...
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small loft conversion ideas

5 Inspiring Small Loft Conversion Ideas

If you are looking for ideas on how to make the most of your loft space for small loft conversions or some inspiring ways to use your loft space, here are some of our favourite ideas and tips for creating extra space and making the most of your attic.
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