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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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