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We’ve put together some tips on how to get your home organised

Getting organised in 2020

We have now entered a new decade and chances are, you will treat this as a fresh start and look at getting more organised in 2020. We’re hoping this article may be exactly what you need to kickstart your goal of being organised this new year. Before we can move on, let’s review the past… Read more »

How energy-efficiency upgrades like loft insulation can increase the value of your home

Properties for sale and EPC rating

Making energy-efficiency upgrades to your home will increase its value. They will also help you save money on your energy bills. Fact. Research by the UK Government and MoneySupermarket found that investing in your property’s energy-efficiency rating could make it worth 14% more on average or around £19,000 depending on where in the country you… Read more »

How to Get Free Loft Insulation

Free loft insulation providers

If you’re living on a state pension or your household has a low income then paying for energy-efficiency improvements may be out of the question right now. If you’re currently in that situation, then help is at hand and you might be able to get free loft insulation or get it at a reduced cost…. Read more »

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 »

Roof Window Ideas

woman opening VELUX roof window

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-efficient,… 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 »