Preparing Your Attic For Shelving

truss attic shelving for additional storage space

Attics are the perfect out-of-sight, out-of-mind solution for your undesired belongings that come down just once or twice a year: suitcases, Holiday decorations and the odd bits and pieces. Most people don’t even know exactly what is in their attic. What happened to that 14-year-old suitcase when you upgraded? Why do you lose Holiday decorations […]

Tips on Choosing a New Attic Ladder

attic ladder leading to attic hatch

For many, your attic may be something that is out of sight and out of mind, a place to store old boxes and general items you don’t need in your day-to-day life. If this is the case, it’s likely that you’ve not invested in a good quality attic ladder and therefore getting in and out […]

How To Keep Your Attic Cool In the Summer

a well insulated attic to help keep it cool

Whether you’re using your attic as a functional space, such as a bedroom or office, or using it as a place to store your belongings, you’re going to want a solution to cool down your attic and prevent heat from being too intrusive in your activities.  Why do attics get so hot? Before we look […]

Attic Hatches Dos And Don’ts

attic ladder leading to attic hatch

If you’re planning to use your attic as a more functional space to store your personal belongings, you’re going to want quick and easy access to it with a suitable attic hatch. What are the different types of attic hatch? Push up – These attic hatches are ideal for homeowners with less space to access the […]

Budget Changes That You Can Make To Your Home To Make a Big Impact

Home Undergoing Budget Renovations

Over the last two years, homeowners have spent more time home-bound due to the pandemic, so it’s no surprise that many have been inspired to make some changes to their surroundings in order to adapt to their changes in lifestyle. In fact, reports stated that in 2021, 51% of homeowners planned to renovate, up from […]

How to Restore Your Attic

attic restoration with attic boarding for storage

Whether you use it for extra storage or forget it’s there altogether, your attic is an isolated space that needs the correct care and attention in order to maintain its purpose of controlling the home’s temperature throughout all seasons. Without proper attic restoration, you could put your home at risk of heat loss, expensive damage […]

Why Is My Insulation Black?

black on your attic insulation

Being the protective barrier between the elements and your home, the space in your attic is responsible for far more than just storing holiday decorations and childhood keepsakes. Correctly insulating your house is one of the key components in creating an energy-efficient and comfortable living space for you and your family.  How does insulation work? […]

Why is Your Insulation Failing?

Insulating your attic is an effective way to reduce your energy bills and the heat escaping from your roof. When installed correctly, the insulation should be able to pay for itself over and over again within its 40+ year lifespan. Aside from reducing any heating costs, insulation makes your property feel more comfortable. Homes that […]

Attic Boarding Mistakes: What To Be Aware Of

Boarding Out Attic Space

Boarding out attic 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 attic boarding mistakes, so it’s essential that you follow proper guidelines and do your research.  Failing to read up on boarding out your attic can […]

What To Do With Attic Space Storage

Boarding Out Attic Space

Even if you have large attic 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 attic without moving to a bigger home or investing in a huge project. As the experts, we’ve put together 5 suggestions […]