Top ideas for things you can do to your home without planning permission

If you want to make a major change to your home, you’ll most likely need planning permission to do so, however there are many alternatives to what can be a lengthy and stressful process. Of course, there are many rules around any changes to your property, so it’s worth getting in touch with a conversion […]

Why truss rafters shouldn’t put you off a loft conversion

Having a loft conversion is an ideal way to maximise your home, not to mention it spurs you on to get rid of old, unused stuff that’s been sat up there for years. If that’s not encouragement enough, you might be surprised to know that a conversion can also add up to 20% more value […]

Reducing the cost of a loft conversion

If you’ve been looking to move home because you need the space, but have realised that it’s not really a great time to relocate, or you haven’t got all the money you need, a loft conversion could be the solution. Loft conversions are ideal for those that need the extra room and it’s a great […]

How to plan for a loft conversion

When you transform your loft into a habitable room you could be adding more value to your home, not to mention allowing more space for you and your family. A loft conversion can be turned into a number of things – bedroom, gym, office, relaxation room – but before labelling the room, it’s important to […]

Is my loft convertible?

A loft conversion is something most of us dream about doing because it allows us to use the space we already have, without the expense and long wait for planning permission. A loft conversion is quick, affordable and reduces the need to move home. Not only does it add considerable value to a house but […]

How to make your loft conversion look bigger

We understand that lofts aren’t the most conventional of rooms and we also know it can be hard to decorate and even harder to know what to turn a loft conversion into. However, you need not worry about those sloped ceilings, awkward floor plans and any usual nooks and crannies. Our experts are here to […]

How to make your loft conversion energy efficient

A poorly insulated loft can be the reason as to why your energy bills are so high. So in order to make the most out of your new living space, it’s important to make energy efficient choices. Follow our simple ways to keep the heat in during the winter and out during the summer. Our […]

Soundproofing a loft conversion

If you’ve converted your loft, you may want to consider soundproofing. There are many benefits as to why you would want to do this and our experts at Kingsmead Conversions are here to tell you just why that is! Soundproofing Soundproofing is ideal for bedrooms as it eliminates disturbances caused by traffic or passersby during […]

How to keep your loft conversion cool

During the spring and summer when most of the days are sunny, loft conversions can get hot and stuffy. This month with Kingsmead Conversions, we will be giving you tips on how to keep your loft conversion cool with a few simple steps, to ensure you get the maximum, and most comfortable, usage out of […]

How can I make my loft conversion child friendly?

If your intention for a loft conversion is to provide a bedroom for your child, you may want to consider the risks that they may face, in order to eliminate them before any problems raise their ugly head. This article will outline the risks families with young children may face when deciding to invest in […]