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Insulate your home this winter

Insulate your home this winter

Take into account the winter that lies ahead and be ready for it. We have discussed the idea of keeping out the cold with loft conversions previously in our blog, but the importance of reiterating the message is paramount in our eyes at Modern Attics.

25% of your heating is lost through your roof! Read more


A stairway to heaven – Choosing a staircase for your attic conversion

A stairway to heaven – Choosing a staircase for your attic conversion

An attic conversion in London or anywhere in fact isn’t a simple job. From planning permissions and contractors to roof-styles and other issues, an attic conversion can be a difficult process. When you get it done, however, the benefits are enormous.

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DIY Loft Conversions – When good intentions go badly wrong

DIY Loft Conversions – When good intentions go badly wrong

As we explored in a previous blog, entering into a loft conversion is a big commitment. The cost can be a big deterrent for people considering a conversion; a big part of the cost of a conversion can come from labour. Read more


DIY Loft Conversions – An Introduction

DIY Loft Conversions – An Introduction

Some people just like to do the work themselves. It’s that simple. They prefer to be their own boss and run their own show. That is always an admirable thing, to take on the responsibility of the hard work involved with major home improvements and DIY loft conversions. Read more


Cold Snap – Advice from Modern Attics to keep you warm this winter

Cold Snap – Advice from Modern Attics to keep you warm this winter

Have you started to feel the chill of winter’s bite yet? There is no doubt that the autumn is transitioning us from the warmer weather we have been experiencing of late into the chilly, frost bitten, below zero flash freeze of winter. So what does Modern Attics recommend for you to stay warm? Read more


Investing in a brighter future with a loft conversion in London

Investing in a brighter future with a loft conversion in London

Family planning is a difficult thing to get right. The present and the future change so quickly these days that it’s hard to keep a firm plan in place. Read more


Home Invasions – a handy guide to bats in the attic

Home Invasions – a handy guide to bats in the attic

Bats have a bad reputation. Since Bram Stoker and the rise of Hammer Horror, bats have been pegged as the furry, airborne embodiment of evil. Meatloaf helped them out considerably in the 80s, but even that couldn’t repair the damage completely. Read more


Cinematic attics through loft conversions

Cinematic attics through loft conversions

Modern Attics is getting its geek on this week by exploring the filmic uses for attics and lofts as seen on the silver screen over the years. Read more