Loft Conversions
can my neighbour stop my loft conversion

Can My Neighbour Stop My Loft Conversion?

Loft conversions are an exciting way to expand the living space in your home, without having to move house. When planning this type of renovation, one common concern for homeowners is the impact their project will have on neighbouring properties. This leads to the question ‘Can my neighbour stop my loft conversion?’ The short answer...
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is it illegal to convert a loft without building regulations

Is It Illegal to Convert a Loft Without Building Regulations?

Embarking on the exciting journey of converting your loft into a functional and stylish living space comes with numerous considerations, and understanding the role of building regulations is paramount. In this guide, we’ll explore the question: Is it illegal to convert a loft without building regulations? Let’s delve into the importance of compliance and the...
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guide to loft conversions

The Ultimate Loft Conversion Guide

Loft conversions have become a popular and ingenious solution for homeowners who want to maximise the space within their existing properties. As urban living spaces become increasingly compact and the need for additional room grows, transforming an often-overlooked attic space into a functional and stylish living area has become a game-changer in the world of...
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Tips for Choosing the Right Loft Conversion Company

Planning a loft conversion is an exciting project that can transform your home, adding valuable space and increasing property value. However, this type of renovation requires careful planning and the right team of builders to ensure a successful outcome. One of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the right loft conversion company for...
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Everything You Need to Know About Ensuite Loft Conversions

For many homeowners, loft conversions remain one of the most popular ways to maximise living spaces and add value to their properties. Among the various loft conversion options available, ensuite loft conversions stand out as a luxurious and functional choice. If you’re planning on creating a loft conversion with ensuite, here are a few factors...
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Everything You Need to Know About L-Shaped Loft Conversions

Everything You Need to Know About L-Shaped Loft Conversions

Whether you have a growing family and need more rooms or you want to increase your home’s potential to future buyers, an L-shaped loft conversion could be the solution for you. But what is an L-shaped loft conversion and what type of property is it suitable for?   What is an L-Shaped Loft Conversion? An...
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do you need a party wall agreement for a loft conversion

Do You Need A Party Wall Agreement For A Loft Conversion?

If you’re planning a loft conversion that will affect the adjoining property (or properties), a party wall agreement will be an essential part of your loft conversion plans. But what is a party wall agreement and why would you need one for a loft conversion? To make things clearer for you, we’ll explain everything you...
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How Mansard Loft Conversions Add Value to Your Home.

Maximising Space: How Mansard Loft Conversions Add Value to Your Home.

When it comes to expanding your living space and adding value to your home, a mansard loft conversion can be a game-changer. Thanks to the practical advantages of its unique design, a mansard conversion provides maximum space while enhancing the overall value of your property. Mansard loft conversions are the best option if you want...
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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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a guide to rooflight loft conversions

Does Size Matter? A Guide To Rooflight Loft Conversions

When it comes to increasing the space in your home, a loft conversion is the most popular solution, but what if you only have a small loft space and a small budget? Can you have a loft conversion with a small loft? The short answer is yes! There is a misconception that loft conversions are...
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3 Reasons to Consider a Victorian Terrace Loft Conversion

3 Reasons to Consider a Victorian Terrace Loft Conversion

Victorian terrace houses are a common feature on many British streets and chances are if you live in one, you may find that the traditional layout doesn’t always suit modern lifestyles. Growing families and homeowners looking for additional space will be pleased to know that Victorian terraces make ideal candidates for loft conversions, so moving...
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can a bungalow have a loft conversion

Can a Bungalow Have a Loft Conversion?

Gone are the days when bungalows were associated with mature homeowners and downsizing. Nowadays, many people including young families are interested in buying bungalows for their renovation potential. Depending on the type of single-storey home, bungalow loft conversions are an ideal way to increase the living space and value of your home and add a...
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loft space ideas

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 extension

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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velux loft conversions

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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loft conversion calculator

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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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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loft conversion doors

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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loft conversion office

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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Semi-Detached House

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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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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bedroom loft conversion

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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