All posts tagged loft staircases

A room with a view… in your loft!

A room with a view… in your loft!

You might think – what? A room with a view in my loft? That’s highly doubtful. Maybe you think that because your loft has no windows or because it is so decrepit that nothing could survive up there other than boxes and dust.

Well, you be wrong! Clearly you haven’t been reading our blog series on loft conversions! There is always more to say about the process; always more ideas to give; always more aspects and elements to address. So for first timers reading up on loft conversion in London or anywhere else in the UK here is our beginners guide to the whole shebang… Read more


Safety precautions to take up in the loft Part 2

Safety precautions to take up in the loft Part 2

In a previous blog we took you through the initial safety precautions of going into the attic for any reason, pre-conversion. Read about the things to watch out for when you are up there HERE. In this follow-up blog Modern Attics wants to explore how to combat against the potential conditions and risks you may experience when going up there for a rummage around or to access specific features (i.e. the boiler). More injuries occur each year in the attic then anywhere else in the home. Most loft spaces are poorly lit cramped, full of hazards, and even structural instability.

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Safety precautions to take up in the loft Part 1

Safety precautions to take up in the loft Part 1

You haven’t been up there for years, or if you have, it was rife with creepy-crawlies, dense clouds of dust and all sorts of immovable junk. The loft can be the most hazardous part of your home and you don’t even know it! Just entering the loft can be a dangerous prospect. Read more