Fire Safety Guide for Loft Conversions

  Fire safety may not be the first thing you consider when planning a loft conversion, but since 2007 strict regulations have been enforced to ensure all loft conversions are built and maintained to the highest standards of safety. Much of these regulations concern the construction of the loft conversion, and as such won’t be […]

Steel or Timber Beams – Which is Best for Your Loft Conversion?

  When planning a loft conversion, the first ideas to pop into your head may be the colour scheme — or the carpeting — or whether that retro arcade machine that’s been sitting in the garage for the last forty years will fit snugly in the corner. These are all big decisions, yes; however, one […]

How to Light a Loft Conversion

When your loft conversion is finished, or if you’re particularly prepared – before it’s even started – you need to consider how you’re going to add light to your new room. Loft conversions come in all shapes and sizes, and, as a result, some light fixtures will work for some interiors and not others. Luckily, […]

How to Give your House an Exterior Makeover

We all take great pride in ensuring the inside of our home is pristine, stylish and homely, and yet many of us fail to make any significant changes to the outside. Here at Kingsmead Conversions, we believe the exterior of your home should look just as great as the interior, and so we’ve created this […]

How to Prepare Before a Loft Conversion

  So, you’ve decided to go ahead and get a loft conversion – great! Say goodbye to the dust-collecting, cobweb-housing roof space that hasn’t dared been entered since 2004, and say hello to your brand new guest bedroom, or office, or retro 90s gaming lounge. If you’ve chosen a reputable company for your loft conversion, […]

Tips & Ideas for Creating a Fun Attic Playroom

A long time ago in a far, faraway kingdom there was a boy named Jack who climbed a beanstalk… that lead all the way up to his attic hideaway. Create a dream bedroom or playroom for your child that’ll make their imaginations run wild. Decorate your loft conversion and make it completely captivating with a […]

A Guide To Dormer Conversions

  You’re thinking about having a conversion but you’re not sure about the terminology for some of these conversion types and a common one for this is the dormer conversion. This month, Kingsmead Conversions are here to help iron out all you need to know about dormer conversions including what one is, whether you require […]

DIY Loft Conversions – Is It a good option?

  A loft conversion is a great opportunity to increase the space and value of your home. An extra room in the house can help to alleviate the stress of an enclosed space and revolutionise the way you use your home and each room in it – with the potential for another bedroom, office, gym […]

The Benefits of Roof Windows

Roof windows are the best way to go when considering a revamp within your home. Whether you have a flat roof or a pitched roof, there are many benefits you can enjoy. Maximise and enhance your space with one simple installation that’ll transform any room for the better. This month, Kingsmead Conversions are here to […]

Staircase design ideas and loft staircase regulations

Open living is now an incredibly desirable way to live and what’s more popular is to make a statement with a stunningly breathtaking staircase. In any grand design, you will notice that the lead up to the second floor will be more than just a simple set of stairs, it’ll spiral or curve with elegance […]