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How to get a loft conversion on a Victorian terrace

Almost a quarter of all UK homes are terraced. If you are living in a Victorian build, you might find that the current layout does not necessarily work as a modern family house. After all, these houses were built to service a different time with different needs; outside toilet anyone? Now, in the 21st century, many homeowners need their terraced houses to let in light, provide space for ideally more than one bathroom, a study and preferably for children to…

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North London Lofts: The best of our projects north of the river

North London Lofts: The best of our projects north of the river From Islington to Barnet, our North London loft conversions are as unique as our clients. We take a look back at the best and most interesting lofts we have created from N1 to N22. So, if you’re looking for inspiration for your own North London loft conversion, keep on reading. Balfour Road, Highbury Islington This loft conversion in Highbury was part of a large-scale home renovation, which included…

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How to choose a staircase design for your loft conversion

How to choose a staircase design for your loft conversion One of the benefits of a loft conversion is the utilisation of what could be considered dead space – and while property owners dream of light-filled bedrooms, how you will get up to your newly converted loft space is often hardly given a second thought. However, the staircase is not only important for practical reasons, it can also be a design feature in itself. Here is our guide on how…

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How your can turn your dark loft into a light, creative space

‘Improve, don’t move’ has become a mantra for families throughout the country. Many people are attracted by the possibilities of expanding and extending their homes rather than dealing with the fuss and hassle of moving house. Loft conversions are still hugely popular, and there are plenty of ways you can transform your dark, bare loft space into something magical. If you don’t fancy going for the traditional spare bedroom option then how about turning your loft into a light, bright…

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Cladding options for loft conversions

When people are having a loft conversion built, they’re usually so excited about what they’re going to do with all that new space inside (and who wouldn’t be excited about that brand new bedroom with en suite, cool home office or playroom for the kids) that they don’t give much thought to what it will look like from the outside. However, there are a variety of different loft conversion cladding options available to you that will make your loft look…

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Types of Window for Your Loft Conversion

Depending on the type of loft conversion you are opting for, there are several window varieties available to you. Your choice of window is important as it will dictate the amount on natural light and fresh air able to infiltrate the space – ultimately deciding how bright and airy the room will be. We’ve outlined some of the most popular loft conversion window choices to give you an idea of which ones are open to you (pun intended!). VELUX roof…

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Types of Loft Conversion – which one’s right for you?

So you’ve decided to give your London home a loft conversion to create more space. That extra bedroom, cinema room, man cave or office is within reach and you’re already thinking how you’ll decorate and use it to make the most of it. What you possibly haven’t thought about is the type of loft conversion you want. This is important as it not only dictates the amount of space you’ll be able to access, but also how the conversion will…

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A round up of our top 5 London loft conversions

As the specialists for bespoke loft conversions in London, every project we complete is truly unique. We design each project to the client’s specific need, whether they’re looking to make room for a growing family or create a show-stopping new master room to transform the whole property. We’re proud of them all but some stand out in our minds, since they required us to go the extra mile and do something extraordinary. So here are our current Top 5 London…

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A Small Space can make a Big Difference – Little loft conversions in London

If you use it wisely, a small amount of space in your home can make a big difference. That is what we discovered upon completing an extra small loft conversion in Edgware, London. The project was completed on Cool Oak Lane in just 8 weeks. The client requested a small dormer loft conversion, complete with bedroom, ensuite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. In spite of these in depth requests, the space that the Simply Loft team were asked to work with…

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A Guide to Hip to Gable Loft Conversions

What are hip to gable loft conversions? A “hipped” roof is a roof that has a sloping side to it, therefore a hip to gable loft conversion can be carried out on properties that have these types of roofs, which are normally found on detached or semi-detached properties. How is a hip to gable loft conversion constructed? The hipped end of the roof is extended and built into a gable roof, creating a flat, vertical wall.  This extends the internal…

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