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Smart loft conversion ideas to extend your space

With political uncertainty seemingly endless, the housing market is quiet and householders are looking for other ways to maximise space rather than selling and upsizing.

If you have a traditionally styled home with a good roof space then a loft conversion might seem like a great idea. Before you get carried away with the grand plan, you need to establish whether your loft is actually big enough to convert (work on a minimum head height of 2.3 metres) and what type of configuration would work. A firm established of loft conversion builders can offer guidance on space, design, the position of the windows, heating and energy efficiency not forgetting the all-important budget.

Assuming the roof space is big enough and there are no difficulties with planning permission, here are some ideas to chew on as you plan your rooftop design.

  • Work on a design that embraces the configuration of the space to its best advantage. If the available space is conservative then don’t split it into two rooms. A good loft conversion specialist can advise you for the same.
  • Use light colours for the interior to maximise the feel of space
  • Furnish with warm honeyed woods and some rich, dark textiles to give the room a cosy feeling
  • Plan the design right through to the end look – you will need to know exactly what furniture will go where as this may affect the conversion
  • Incorporate architectural features chimney breasts into the final design

How to start your project for a dormer loft conversion

There are many loft conversion specialists in south London so why not use Doran Bros Construction, a leading loft conversion specialists across the capital for your London loft conversion.
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