Your loft space may not be the most welcoming room in your home, but it’s likely to be the largest. So why do so many of us not utilise this extra space? Is it because accessing it is hard work? Or is it because it seems so dusty and gloomy up there?
The Loft Boys are programmed with knowledge on how to transform spooky, inaccessible lofts into extremely useful storage spaces. We’ve been doing this for donkeys and are happy to share this knowledge with you!
These handy loft guides pack in lots of useful information that we’re hoping will help you to understand what’s possible in your loft. From info on how to choose the right loft ladder to the benefits of different types of loft boarding. And don’t forget, if you have any questions, check out our FAQs page or get in touch with our team.
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Laying boards over the joists may seem a simple job, but there are lots of things to consider. Some of those include the height of the boarding above the insulation, how they are fitted together and airflow underneath them, among others. Read more »
Loft insulation is key to making your home energy-efficient, saving on your bills while you’re helping save the planet. Whether you just need insulation between the joists or on the underside of the roof, this guide will go through all the options. Read more »
LOFT LADDERS & HATCHES
The first guide covers how to get up (and down) safely and conveniently. For this, you need a purpose-made loft ladder, not a rickety stepladder. You may also need a wider hatch and a hinged trapdoor. Read more »
Once you’re up in the loft, you’ll need to see where you’re going. An approved electrician can run an electrical supply up there to provide various different types of lighting options including fluorescent or LED-based lights. Read more »
Alternatively, you can make use of free natural lighting with a couple of roof windows. Nothing reduces your loft’s gloominess like sunshine. Plus, it's also a brilliant excuse to take up a bit of star-gazing!! Read more »