home office space in an L shaped dormer loft conversion in Lewisham South East London, SE

How to Create a Home Office Loft Conversion

Tips and advice, News, Opinion pieces, Loft conversions

If you’re considering a home office loft conversion to create a private, personalised space to work at home from, then you’re in right the place. The onset of Coronavirus has led to a huge increase in home working, with lots of us setting up makeshift offices in kitchens, bedrooms and under-stair nooks. But with the […]

Tiled black and white bathroom of a hip to gable loft conversion in Clapham SW London

Loft Conversion Ideas

Opinion pieces, Loft conversions
, Tips and advice, News

Planning your perfect loft space? Here are some loft conversion ideas and practical suggestions to help you craft your ideal space. Whether you want to create a fabulous master bedroom and en suite, a spacious home office with ample storage or a space for your children to play and grow, you’ll find lots of creative […]

Grey Slated Three Pitched Dormer Loft Conversion in Beckton, East London E6

Cost of a Loft Conversion in London 2021

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, News

Keen to gain extra space with a loft conversion? In this article we outline the latest cost of a loft conversion in London 2021, the cost of different types of London loft conversion – from a first-fix loft conversion to a generous Hip-to-Gable loft conversion – and how we can help you keep costs down, […]

beautiful bathroom in an L shaped dormer loft conversion at a property in Thames Ditton Surrey, KT10

First-Fix and Second-Fix Electrics and Plumbing

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, Tips and advice

First-fix and second-fix are two terms used to describe the different stages at which the plumbing and electrics of a construction project have reached.

The Disruption of a Loft Conversion

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, Tips and advice

During the process of having a loft conversion, there is often the worry of it causing lots of disruption. There should be a little disruption expected, as there is with any construction project, however, we always like to prepare our customers so they know when they can expect this.

Extra Costs to Budget for with a Loft Conversion

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After budgeting the initial construction costs of a loft conversion, there are a number of other costs you should be aware of as you may also need to budget for these as well. Building Control Fee – £700 + VAT The Building Control Fees are charged when plans are submitted to the Building Control Company. […]

Lowering ceilings to achieve a Loft Conversion

Opinion pieces, Tips and advice

When considering a loft conversion for your home, the first thing to establish is whether the existing height within your roof is tall enough. The general rule of thumb measurement is 2.2m from the top of the existing ceiling joists to the underside of the ridge – that’s the point in the middle of the […]

Hip to Gable & Dormer loft conversion at a home in Hither Green South East London SE1

GRP Roofing vs Three Layer Felt System

Opinion pieces, Tips and advice

The majority of all loft conversions will have a flat roof constructed to them. The covering which makes them water tight can be achieved using various products, with 2 standing out as the industries norm. The first being a 3 layer felt systems and second GRP (glass reinforced plastic).

French doors in a beautiful bedroom of a dormer loft conversion in Norbury SW16

Wooden Windows & Doors vs UPVC

Tips and advice, Opinion pieces, Loft conversions

 This is a common question asked when placing an order for a loft conversion. We can only share our many years of experience on the use of both these products. Whilst wooden French doors may look more in keeping with your house, they have fundamental flaws which do not lend themselves to being a good […]

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