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…

What do you need to consider when designing a loft conversion?

When designing a loft space there are some things you must take into consideration, this will help you to tailor your brand new room to exact requirements, with your ideal budget, taste and style in mind. This month, AKB Lofts are here to explore all of the avenues you will need to consider during the continue reading…

Child-proofing your loft conversion

No matter where your children are in the house, it’s important to keep each and every room adequately child-proofed to ensure maximum safety at all times. If you’ve recently had a loft conversion or you’re currently thinking about having one, don’t forget to perform the all important child-proofing regime. This month, our experts have put continue reading…