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What You Need To Know About Planning a Successful Loft Conversion

Many people are seeking additional space without having to incur the cost of moving. Extending the loft is a perfect way to utilise the attic space. Apart from an extra room, loft conversion increases the value of a house by almost 20%. Read more »

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Loft conversions allow homeowners to maximise the little space they have in the current houses without causing too many disruptions because of prolonged construction.

Typically, they are three major types of loft conversions, which are found in homes across the UK. While each of them is different in a way, all aim to offer you and your household additional living room. Read more »

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Home Office Loft Conversion

With the number of start-up firms and self-employed workers rising all the time there is an increasing number of businesses being operated out of the home. For a number of people, this can cause a few issues with where to locate the office and store the inevitable paperwork that piles up. It is tackling these issues that are just one of the benefits of a commercial loft conversion, and there are a number of others for those converting to the cause. Read more »

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Loft space ideas

Maximise your loft space (image by Alexandre Zveiger via Shutterstock)

If you require additional space, you can consider creating a loft. Working up in the attic is frequently the most financially savvy approach to expand your home, abstain from working over any of your garden territories and can increase the value of your home, as well.

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Planning Permission Loft Conversions

In most cases, you will need planning permission when doing a loft conversion, especially when the loft conversion will affect the structural integrity of the house. However, when performing a simple loft conversion that will not affect the structural integrity of your house, then a planning permission will not be required. This is referred to as permitted development.

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Up Another Level’s suggested soundtrack for loft conversion installers

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Wired for sound: our selection of loft conversion themed tunes. Selena Vega transistor radio image by oTTo-supertramp (via Shutterstock).

Earlier this year, the construction industry received its own radio station, Fix Radio. It is available to listen to online and, in Greater London, on DAB. One thing the radio station has is targeted programmes aimed at our industrial sector. Thankfully, Can We Fix It? by Bob the Builder isn’t played every hour. Its musical output is more diverse. One thing the station lacks is a Chart Show. Supposing they did, here’s which tunes would be top of the Loft Conversion Hit Parade:

  1. Freak Me, Another Level;
  2. Up on the Roof, The Drifters;
  3. Up the Ladder to the Roof, The Supremes;
  4. Room in Your Heart, Living in a Box;
  5. Our House, Madness;
  6. Don’t Jump Off The Roof, Dad, Tommy Cooper;
  7. If I Was a Rich Man, Topol;
  8. Fixing a Hole, The Beatles;
  9. I Can’t Tell the Bottom from the Top, The Hollies;
  10. Don’t Look Down (The Sequel), Go West.

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