What’s the Best Type of Loft Conversion for a 1930’s Style Home?

During the mid to late 1930’s, there was a boom in the house building industry which led to a number of houses being built in the same format. The most popular designs were semi-detached houses with flat angled roofs. A 1930’s style home is a popular choice for house hunters, even in the modern day, continue reading…

How Hip-to-Gable Conversions Can Make Your Loft Conversion Dreams Come True

Hip-to-gable loft conversions are becoming increasingly popular in the housing industry, as they create the extra space you’re looking for and add value to your property. Many people don’t think an extension on a sloped roof is possible, however by building a vertical wall in place of a slope, you can add enough space for continue reading…

What’s the Difference Between an Orangery and an Extension?

When looking to extend your home, there are many options you can choose from to suit your individual requirements. Whether you’re looking for more natural light or just more living space, you might lean more towards either an orangery or a conservatory – but what’s the difference? What is an orangery? Orangeries date back to continue reading…

Are Temporary Roofs Necessary for Loft Conversions?

Repairing or altering the substructure of a roof may require the removal of the roof’s tiles or slates. This is a necessary process, and the time period between stripping and reinstating these tiles can be extensive. Therefore, it is vitally important that an effective, temporary roof is installed so that your house isn’t damaged by continue reading…

Is My House Too Old for a Loft Conversion?

We are often asked whether an older house would be exempt from undergoing a modern loft conversion. We’re not sure how this rumour started, but what we do know is that many people are avoiding a loft renovation due to this worry. In truth, there are many factors to consider when planning to convert a continue reading…