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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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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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10-Step Guide to Planning a Loft Conversion

When designing and undertaking major home renovation projects such as a loft conversion or an extension, the help, skills and knowledge of a professional team is priceless. Here at Alvaston Loft Conversions, we specialise in the obvious – loft conversions! With back-to-back projects under our belts every single year, our system is efficient, precise and...
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Come and Find Alvaston with a Free Ticket to Grand Designs Live 2019!

Following on from last year’s huge success, you can find our Alvaston team at Grand Designs Live 2019! From Wednesday 9th October to Sunday 13th October, we will be at the Resorts World Arena in Birmingham exhibiting our services, showcasing our projects and offering professional advice on loft conversions and general home improvements. Grand Designs...
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Safe Spaces: Loft Conversion Fire Regulations

Converting your loft into a bedroom, bathroom or living area is fantastic for growing space in your home, but it isn’t as simple as just decorating.  Loft conversions require a team of experts to construct a fully-functioning and livable space. Moreover, due to the placement at the top of the house, extra safety measures are...
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CREATING AN ECO-FRIENDLY LOFT CONVERSION

Global warming and the impact of our behaviours and life habits on the planet are currently at the forefront of everybody’s brains. It seems the movement is taking off on a global scale.  The world’s population are looking to reduce their carbon footprint, whether that is by decreasing plastic use, cutting out meat, or walking...
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LOFT CONVERSION STAIRCASE SOLUTIONS

You have finally decided to convert your loft. Your creativity is flowing, your head is brimming with ideas, and you have already mentally decorated your new loft room. But, a challenge that most people face when planning a loft conversion is designing the loft stairs!  Mapping and designing your loft conversion stairs is a challenge...
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LOFT TYPE UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: DORMER LOFT CONVERSIONS

The amount of information to absorb in the initial stages of planning a loft conversion can be quite overwhelming; how much will the work cost? Is my house suitable for a loft conversion? What type of loft conversion is best for my home? “Wait, there are different types of a loft conversion?” we hear you...
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ASK ALVASTON: “IS MY HOUSE SUITABLE FOR A LOFT CONVERSION?”

Clients regularly approach Alvaston Loft Conversions with one simple question, “is my house suitable for a loft conversion?” … The short answer to this is yes, most likely. Regardless of your loft size, shape, home location or any other possible hurdle, an established loft conversion company *cough*Alvaston*cough* should be able to conjure up a solution...
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Six Tips to Secure a Reliable Loft Conversion Company

  Time and time again, Alvaston Loft Conversions alludes to the fact that carrying out an attic remodel on your home creates ample benefits, such as extra living space. But, one of the most attractive benefits as the result of a loft conversion is the possibility to increase your home’s resale value significantly. Naturally, such...
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MAXIMISE YOUR LOFT CONVERSION WITH THESE SPACE SAVING IDEAS

Transforming a property when more space is needed has become the preferred choice amongst homeowners, instead of uprooting and selling for the sake of an extra bedroom. One of the best ways to add volume AND value to a property is through the addition of a loft conversion. Although an attic conversion should be viewed...
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THE LOWDOWN: HOW TO AVOID LOFT CONVERSION PLANNING PERMISSION

Attributable to an uncertain property market and drastic fluctuations in property prices, increasing numbers of homeowners have started to renovate, instead of relocate. Rather than just focusing on the surface of the home and seasonally tweaking the property’s aesthetics, homeowners are choosing to expand on their current living space through the fabrication of house extensions...
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Loft Conversions: Giving the Gift of Space this Christmas

A home’s loft space has long been used as a hive of Christmas activity… but not in the festive way you would imagine. A homes loft space is generally utilised as a giant storage box for mementoes, out of season clothes and most excitingly, Christmas decorations. Parents also like to try and out-smart their children...
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Alvaston loft Conversions at Grand Designs Live 2018

What a fantastic few days we had at Grand Designs Live 2018 at the Birmingham NEC! Thanks so much to everyone that made a special effort to come and say hi, booked in follow up appointments and enquired.   Scott and Jamie thoroughly enjoyed meeting each and every one of you! They also managed to have a walk...
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See our Exciting Feature in ‘Real Homes’ Magazine

It is exciting times all-around at Alvaston Loft Conversions! Subsequently, after announcing our presence at Grand Design Live’s upcoming exhibition, we are thrilled to let you know that we also have a half-page advertisement in October’s issue of Real Homes magazine. ‘Real Homes’ magazine is the holy grail for anybody who is seeking home renovation...
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Come and See Us at Grand Designs Live 2018!

We are happy to announce that Jamie, our Managing Director and part of the Alvaston team will be exhibiting at Grand Designs Live Birmingham again this year! Image: Jamie Harper and Jim Walker with George Clarke, Grand Designs Live Birmingham, 2016 Grand Designs Live is an exhibition adaption of the ever popular home renovation series,...
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What are the Different Loft Conversion Types?

When individuals first enquire about loft conversions and loft extensions, many are often stunned to learn that there are different types of loft conversion. The variations of loft conversion means that even if you previously thought, or had been told, that a conversion was not possible in your loft space, there might be a solution...
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Five Unique Spaces for your Loft Conversion

With the cost of moving home on a steady incline, increasing numbers of people are looking for the best ways to utilise the space they already own. Loft conversions and loft extensions are a great starting point to expand your living space and also increase the value of your property – sometimes by up to...
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Why Convert your Loft? 8 Top Reasons for a Loft Conversion

Converting an attic or loft into a functional area is one of the best ways to add living space to your home, not to mention adding value to your property! Many people mention these reasons in passing, but we know that a loft conversion can be a pretty big decision – that’s why we’ve gone...
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Things to Consider when Converting your Loft

So you’re considering converting your loft? Congratulations, what a good idea! A loft conversion or attic room is a fantastic way to add extra living space to your property (if you need any more convincing, we have a whole list of reasons why attic conversions are great!) When planning a conversion though, there are a...
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Loft Conversion Ideas & Attic Remodeling Inspiration

In our last blog post ‘Why convert your loft?’, we gave you eight great reasons to opt for a loft conversion to add extra living space to your home. Now that you’re considering converting your attic space, let’s talk about what kind of room you’d like to transform it into! When we move into a...
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Official Website Launch Day

Today is our official website launch day and we are so happy to share something so new and exciting with you. Have you visited us before? If so, how do you like our shiny new site? Or maybe this is the first time you’ve visited us? Either way, this is a great chance for you...
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