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The beginner’s guide to loft conversions

Posted by NK Lofts Team on 23/06/2017

Find out what to expect from an exciting new home improvement project with our beginner’s guide to loft conversions. At a glance, work out how suitable your loft is for conversion and what method of conversion is required to turn your unused attic space into your new favourite room in the house. Head Height Measure … Continue reading

Velux vs Dormer windows for my loft conversion?

Posted by NK Lofts on 15/05/2017

The type of window you choose for your loft conversion affects the amount light in the room, its ambience and the overall cost of conversion. Getting this essential part of your project right is therefore a difficult decision for many. Both come with their own benefits and limitations, but whatever style of window you choose, … Continue reading

Building regulations for loft conversions

Posted by NK Lofts on 11/04/2017

Find out whether you require planning permission for your loft conversion and which building regulations you will need to fulfil, with this handy guide. Do you need planning permission? For the average loft conversion, planning permission is not needed as the addition of 50m3 to your home falls under permitted development. If you have a … Continue reading

How to create an energy efficient loft conversion

Posted by NK Lofts on 15/03/2017

A loft conversion is an exciting home improvement that could mean having a new bedroom, bathroom, den, games room, guest suite, living space, music room, nursery, office, or studio – the options are endless. But have you thought about loft conversion as the perfect opportunity to make your home more energy efficient? Of course, insulation … Continue reading

Loft Conversions: Design Inspiration 2017

Posted by NK Lofts on 28/02/2017

Whether you are wanting to begin an entirely new loft conversion, or are thinking about ripping out the artex to modernise your current conversion, 2017 is the year to transform the space above your head into something special. A mix of modern and traditional Just a couple of features from each period will do the … Continue reading

Clever Space-Saving Ideas For Your Loft Conversion

Posted by NK Lofts on 26/01/2017

A loft conversion is one of the most effective ways to create brand new space in your property. You might be surprised by just how much space a conversion can open up in your roof space, especially in smaller lofts, and by paying extra attention you can maximise the amount of space available without any … Continue reading

5 Top Tips for Converting Your Garage

Posted by NK Lofts on 20/12/2016

Too many people are content to leave their garage largely untouched, only using it to store random odds and ends or general clutter. Converting your garage is a fantastic way of making use of all that extra space, giving you almost limitless opportunities to really make that space your own. A garage conversion is a … Continue reading

How to Insulate Your Loft Conversion

Posted by NK Lofts on 25/11/2016

Not only is a loft conversion the perfect way to create brand new, space in your home, but it’s also the perfect opportunity to make sure that your property is as energy efficient as can be. Around 25% of the heat loss we experience in our homes is through the roof, but this can be … Continue reading

Loft Conversions: Steel or Timber Beams?

Posted by NK Lofts Team on 25/10/2016

For a successful loft conversion, the structure of your roof space needs to be sound and professionally planned so your home is able to properly support the extra load. One of the first structural considerations to make early on in the process will be deciding on the best supporting beams for your loft room. In … Continue reading

How to Add Value to Your Home in 2016

Posted by NK Lofts on 26/09/2016

  The property ladder is always highly competitive and it can be tough to make yourself stand out. Sometimes you will need to take measures to make your current property more desirable for prospective buyers. That’s why this month we’re looking at some of the ways you can boost the value of your property so … Continue reading

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