The Benefits of Roof Windows

Installing roof windows brings a warming touch to your home. Fitting all different shapes and sizes, the versatility of roof windows allows every home to enjoy a number of economic and ergonomic benefits. This article will illustrate these benefits and highlight why roof window installation is becoming increasingly popular. Natural light The inclusion of windows continue reading…

How to keep you loft conversion cool this summer

Your loft is certainly the warmest part of the house because, as we know, heat rises and in the summer it can become incredibly hot and stuffy. However, this need not be an issue when you know how to keep your loft cool with simple ventilation and protection from direct sunlight. Don’t avoid your loft continue reading…

What Insurance Do I Need If I’m Converting My Loft?

There are many things you need to take into consideration when you’re converting your loft, including planning permission and building regulations, but what about your insurance? This month, AKB Loft Conversions are here to explain to you why it’s vital you inform your insurance providers about your future plans. Any loft conversion project takes lots continue reading…

The History of Orangeries

You’ve heard about orangeries before but you’re not really sure how they differ from conservatories, how they came about or what they’re really used for. This month AKB Loft Conversions are here to offer a little insight into the weird and wonderful history of orangeries.   What is an orangery? Originating in Italy where large continue reading…

How does a roof lift work?

You wish to have a loft conversion to make your home a little bigger and to save the upheaval of moving home. However, you haven’t got enough headroom to make for a habitable conversion. If you’ve been feeling at a loose end, you need not; with a roof lift, you can raise the height of continue reading…