Fitting a Loft Ladder to an Existing Hatch

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Are you looking to make your loft easily accessible while maximising storage space? fitting a loft ladder is the perfect solution. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of fitting a loft ladder to an existing hatch, ensuring that you can safely and conveniently access your loft. We will also discuss the […]

Loft Shelving Ideas To Increase Your Storage Space

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Do you find yourself running out of storage space in your home? Are you looking for ways to utilise your loft area effectively? In this blog, we will explore some fantastic loft shelving ideas that can help you maximise your storage space and keep your belongings organised. Whether you have an old or new build, […]

A Guide to Loft Reinforcement When Boarding a Loft

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If you are planning to board your loft for storage or for some other purpose, you need to make sure you do it correctly. This involves loft reinforcement for the loft floor to ensure it can support the weight of the required items. This guide will provide you with all the information you need to […]

Raised Loft Boarding: Will This Reduce The Headspace?

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If you’re looking for extra storage space in your home, boarding your loft is usually the ideal solution. However, this means that you will need to ensure your loft floor is strong enough to support the weight of the items you plan to store and that the ceiling height will still provide adequate headroom. One […]

Does The Type Of Roof Affect Loft Boarding Installation

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If you’re considering adding extra storage space to your home, then you’re likely contemplating loft boarding installation. It’s a popular option that has plenty of benefits, but does the type of roof affect loft boarding installation? This question comes up often, read on to find out! Loft Boarding Installation process: The short answer is yes; […]

Loft storage ideas for improved home organisation

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Obtaining loft storage ideas and making those improvements can not only save space in your home but also increase the overall level of organisation. This is especially the case with the ‘long-term’ items such as family memorabilia and seasonal goods linked with Halloween and Christmas. Why board your loft for more storage capabilities? The need […]

How can I regulate my loft temperature?

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Levelling your loft temperature can not only present benefits in terms of your storage possibilities but also introduces airflow and lower energy bills. Why control your loft temperature? Controlling your loft temperature can have a larger impact on your home than some may initially realise. The loft is a primary area for heat loss around […]

What to look out for before knowing how to board a loft?

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Deciding to board your loft could be the answer you’re looking for when it comes to extended storage, as well as providing benefits such as improved home energy efficiency. There are some areas which will need attention and evaluation ahead of commencing with a project of this scale. Deciding the loft’s main use The first […]

Can I carry out loft hatch installation to achieve secondary loft access?

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Initiating a secondary loft hatch installation is a possibility as long as certain parameters are met. Our professionals will be able to provide advice and make suggestions where needed for a successful process.   Your current loft hatch Typically, a house will be constructed with a single loft hatch. Generally, they’re located within an upstairs […]

Preparing for the loft boarding process

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If you’ve taken a step back and decided enough was enough – a new storage solution needed to be investigated within your home – loft storage may be your next option.  The boarding process Getting in touch with our professionals outlines the cost and the technical areas needed to complete the loft boarding process. When […]

How much of my loft space am I able to board?

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If you’re deciding to increase your loft space, knowing how much you’re able to board will be the first point of call. You’ll likely already know how much space you’ll want to be boarded in order to reach your optimal storage capacity. If so, other areas such as headroom, access and bearing energy saving in […]

The perfect finish from our professional installers

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We have a number of professional installers who have many years of experience that can complete the install to a high level if you’re not ready for the DIY challenge. From start to finish, the installers prepare and install loft boards leaving a fully useable loft. Certified & Fully Trained Being able to achieve a […]

Can I extend my loft boarding if I get an extension?

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Typically, when getting an extension for your home, the loft might either be an afterthought for some or a key focus. Whether you’ve already had your existing loft boarded or are waiting for your extension to be completed, there are a few parameters that need to be considered when thinking about the loft size. The […]

How long do loft boards last before needing replacing?

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When thinking of improving your loft, you’ll first need to evaluate what the current situation is like within the space. This means all aspects of the loft, such as beams, insulation and existing boards, will need to be examined and tallied as a replacement if that is needed. The life of loft boards The process […]

Will the age of my house affect being able to board the loft?

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Deciding if your loft is suitable for a loft boarding installation needn’t be a headache, especially when it comes to an old loft conversion. Some may think that it may not even be available but with our expertise and knowledge, we’ve got the solution for you. The versatility of our products We understand that not […]

Store your clothes in the loft with Smart Loft Wardrobes

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Storing your clothes in the loft doesn’t have to be something many may fear doing due to space or the organisational factor. With the help of our new Loft Wardrobe, storing your clothes couldn’t be safer or any simpler.   Installing the loft wardrobe Throughout the design and production process, we wanted to ensure the […]

Does boarding my loft void my new build warranty?

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When moving into a new build, you also get your NHBC Buildmark warranty which protects you from any issues that are due to faults in the design, workmanship or materials. In most cases, loft boarding is suitable and can be fit in various roof styles/types. It is also up to the customer how much of […]

How To Transform your Loft Space With Raised Loft Boarding

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So many people neglect their lofts, but if treated correctly, they offer a lot of additional space that you should try to utilise to make the most out of your home. Loft storage is possible in almost all houses, enabling you to stash away boxes, Christmas decorations and much more. If done properly, you can […]

How to Install Loft Shelves for Additional Home Storage

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Rather than haphazardly leaving your loft contents sprawled across the floor, dreading the time you need to go up and retrieve it. Utilise smart loft storage shelves to help organise belongings so you can quickly and easily access them without worrying about hazards. At LoftZone, we offer two variations of innovative loft shelving; the Steel […]

What are the Best Loft Boards for a functional Storage

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If you’re looking to utilise your unused loft space to add a functional storage room to your home, you’re going to need to find a suitable loft board that you can use to create a sturdy platform for your belongings.  There are various loft flooring options, but what type of loft board is best to […]

Can Your Neighbours Stop or Prevent Your Loft Conversion?

Loft conversions can be an extremely valuable feature for your property; adding an extra room in the house will bring in more natural light, add value to your property, and allow room to grow. Loft conversions are a great way of creating an additional room for your home, too, though if you’re just after extra […]

Loft Boarding Mistakes: What To Be Aware Of

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Boarding out loft space is a fun and exciting project, but there are many things to be aware of before going ahead with the process. It’s easy to make common loft boarding mistakes, so it’s essential that you follow proper guidelines and do your research.  Failing to read up on boarding out your loft can […]

What To Do With Loft Space Storage

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Even if you have large loft space storage, it becomes useless if you can’t navigate around it and know where everything is.  There are various ways that you can increase the usefulness of your loft without moving to a bigger home or investing in a huge project. As the experts, we’ve put together 5 suggestions […]

5 Ideas For A Loft Storage Solution

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It can be difficult to know what to do with an empty space, most people think lofts are just for storing your suitcases and Christmas decorations – but with the right ideas, you can convert your space into a loft storage solution. Maintaining an organised loft can make your life so much easier and will […]

What To Do If You’re Not Eligible Or Able To Convert Your Loft?

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Converting your loft can be a fun, exciting (and much needed) project. They are extremely popular and add value to your property, but the truth is, not all homes are eligible for loft conversions, and it will cost you tens of thousands of pounds. Your property may not be right for a loft conversion, because […]

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Loft Space

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If you are looking for a way to make the most out of your loft space, then this blog is for you. It’s easy to turn an unused, dusty, and boring loft into a fresh, new storage space. The best part about making the most out of your loft space is that it doesn’t require […]

How To Work Safely In Your Loft

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Work safely in your loft. Injuries can occur from either falling from a height or tripping over a safety hazard – therefore there is a need for suitable precautions to ensure extra protection. If you are thinking about taking on a loft project, you need to have a set plan ready for when you decide […]

How Much Weight Can Loft Boards Hold?

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Loft boards enable you to declutter your home whilst keeping it organised and structured. Although, there is a reoccurring question of how much weight they can hold. As the loft is one of the most useful places to hold (and hide) all your belongings, you should be aware of what to store in the loft […]

Why StoreFloor for Your Raised Loft Boarding Needs?

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Our loft boarding system is the strongest system available. It can hold up to an immense 500kg per square metre, thanks to its supports which are made from engineering-grade recycled plastic! Using recycled materials keeps us up to date with creating the best supplies for you whilst modifying the original materials to benefit you in […]

Top 6 Amazing Benefits of Raised Loft Boarding

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There are lots of benefits to raised loft boarding and it’s becoming a more and more popular way to increase the storage space in the home – especially with our LoftZone StoreFloor raised loft boarding system that has been designed to protect the insulation underneath whilst providing a safe deck for storage and access. StoreFloor […]

How To Prepare For Loft Boarding

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Raised loft boarding is a great way to declutter your home. When it comes to installing loft boarding, you need to ensure you’re fully prepared, so the process is quick, easy and safe. Here are 5 handy ways to help get the most of your loft space. Get your tools ready! With our StoreFloor kits, […]

Will Loft Boarding Affect My New Build House Warranty?

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In short, no. Correctly installed loft boarding does not invalidate the NHBC new build warranty. The NHBC warranty is a 10-year warranty that comes with most new-build properties. The warranty protects your new build by holding the builders accountable, ensuring all homes are built to NHBC standards. It accounts the builders responsible to repair anything […]

5 Tips To Maximise Storage Space In Your Loft

Are you looking to improve create more space in your loft? With a few easy storage ideas, you can transform your loft space from an unused space to a highly functional storage space for your home. No matter how big or small your loft space is, there are many ways to maximise the storage space. […]

What is the difference between loft boarding and loft conversion?

As with all home improvement products and services, its important to understand what it is exactly that you want in your home. One question we receive often is: What is the difference between loft boarding and loft conversion? We’ve all heard both of those terms used before, and for many people they blend into one, […]

Environmentally Friendly Loft Boarding

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As the years go on, the environment and climate change become more and more prominent in our lives. From the 5p plastic bag charge, to the eco setting on a dishwasher, environmentally conscious products and incentives are present in most things we do. In our homes there are many things that can help us to […]

How To Install Loft Boarding In Your Own Home

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Installing your own loft boarding is a very achievable task, but there are a number of factors that should be considered and understood before starting the process. Safety is paramount, and we always advise to start by having a checklist of safety measures and ensuring they are all met. Before we go any further, we […]

Installing Loft Boarding In A New Build Home

Installing loft boarding in your home can transform your loft space. Creating a safe loft storage area while allowing space for the full depth of insulation. A common question we receive is will installing loft boarding invalidate my NHBC new build home warranty?  Our StoreFloor product is the only BBA-approved raised loft boarding system that saves money, […]

What’s the difference between Raised Loft Boarding & Standard Loft Boarding?

Before buying loft boarding it’s important to know what you’re signing up for. If you haven’t dealt with the process of having a loft boarded before, it’s likely that you’ll take the installers word for it and won’t question the efficiency or potential alternatives to standard loft boarding. This is where we come in. So, […]

5 things To Consider Before Installing Loft Boarding

Interested in boarding your loft? Not sure where to start? Look no further, the team at LoftZone has you covered! Here are 5 handy things for you to consider before installing loft boarding: 1. The Loft Area Consider how you plan to use your loft. For example, how much storage space do you need? Could […]

How Much Value Does Loft Boarding Add To A Home?

Lets face it, when it comes to altering and developing our homes, we want to make sure that what we’re doing is adding value. Whether that be building a conservatory, retiling the bathroom, or even installing loft boarding, we want to know that the money we invest today, will add value either instantly or somewhere […]

How Long Does It Take To Install Loft Boarding?

Making improvements to your home can sometimes be quite a task. Whether you’re looking at building a new shed, retiling the garden, or want to board your loft, the time it takes to do so can put a lot of people off from even starting. When it comes to loft boarding, there are many avenues […]