The Loft Boys Blog

Back to School Organising Tips

Back To School Organising Tips

Trust us, we know that this time of year can be stressful and our homes can quickly be turned upside down and look like a bombsite with all the extra school stuff. All the new uniforms, shoes, bags, sports gear, plus books, pencil cases with tons of stationery… can all make our lovely serene homes… Read more »

Is your loft filthy? Here are some top tips to keep it clean and tidy

Different types of loft roof finishes and storage solutions

So, you’ve finally taken the big step of getting your loft boarded. Now your plan is to keep it dust-free, clean and tidy. After all, that’s where you’re storing some of your important or valuable belongings, right? In reality, it doesn’t always work out as planned for some. So we’ve put this handy guide together… Read more »

Asbestos, A Silent Killer?

Asbestos work being carried out by The Loft Boys

What is Asbestos? Asbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring minerals that are mined from the earth. It is and made up of long, strong, heat and fire resistant microscopic fibres. Asbestos is a word derived from the ancient Greek meaning ‘inextinguishable’. This mineral has been mined and used since at… Read more »

We’re proud to announce that we’ve been endorsed by Which?

We got endorsed by Which?

We can now proudly call ourselves a Which? Trusted Trader, having recently passed a rigorous assessment that recognises reputable traders. Plus, as part of the same process, we’ve also been given ‘approved’ status by Hertfordshire Trading Standards. With our new Which? Trusted Traders endorsement you can now have even more confidence when using The Loft Boys to… Read more »

We now cover most of Southern England!!!

new areas

We’re super pleased to announce that The Loft Boys has expanded it’s reach once again! Wooop!! 😄 You will now find us happily fitting out customer’s loft spaces as far afield as the Isle of Wight, Gloucestershire, Dorset, Wiltshire and as far north as Peterborough. That has meant expanding our team with a new surveyor… Read more »

Roof Window Ideas for 2018

The days are gone when a loft was regarded as a dark hole you rarely dared venture into. To use it for valuable extra storage, though, you’ll need to see where you’re going when you’re up there. You could install electric lighting, of course, but natural light is not only more pleasant and more energy… Read more »

How to Create Storage Space in Your Loft

Various loft boarding work examples

Most of us need more storage space, as the stuff we accumulate over the years constantly expands. Short of moving to a bigger home, which can be prohibitively expensive, the best solution is to board over your loft to create a whole extra level for storage. Boarding your loft The simplest way of turning your… Read more »

Why Loft Boarding Is Better Value than Self-Storage

If you’re boarding your loft, you probably want to increase the amount of storage space available. But is this really the best option? What about using a self-storage facility? Self-storage has its place, of course. On the whole, though, boarding your loft is not only a more convenient solution, but also a more cost-effective one…. Read more »

How to Design Your Own Loft Package

Have you ever thought about having your loft boarded but given up in despair because none of the packages on offer meet your needs? The loft packages most companies have put together are designed to suit the most common specifications, but the reality is that no two lofts are exactly alike. You don’t have to… Read more »