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How To Make The Most of Your Loft Extension

How To Make The Most of Your Loft Extension

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When you need to make more space in your home, opting for a loft extension can be a great solution. You have the space already there to use you, just to need to renovate it so that you can turn it into a lovely functional room. So if you are planning on getting a loft extension anytime soon, you may want to consider the following options. 

Decide on The Function of The Room 

You might want to think about how you intend to use the new room in your home. Will it be a bedroom with an en suite? Or perhaps an office space? so that you have somewhere quiet to work. Deciding on how you want to use your loft extension will help you to visual the end result and choose appropriately during the renovation project.  

Paint The Room a Neutral Colour 

If you have a slanted roof then you are likely to have a low ceiling on one side of the room. In order to make the room feel more spacious and open it will be a good idea to paint the room a nice pastel colour. This will make the space feel more bright and airy compared to painting it a dark colour. 

Install Enough Windows 

This will be a key part of the design of your loft extension as you want the room to feel bright and spacious. Opting for Roof Lanterns will be a great solution as they will provide plenty of natural light and will also make the room look modern and fresh. 

Use Functional Furniture

You want to make the most out of the space you have. If you are turning the loft into multiple rooms then it could be a good idea to use functional furniture that can be used for more than one purpose. This will save you using up all the space by filling the room with furniture when you have a storage solution that can also provide another function, such as a sofa bed or drawers fitted under your bed. 

Add Some Wall Art 

A good way to brighten up the space and add something interesting is to use wall art. You could make your own, put together a collage of family photos or simply choose an image that you really like. It will be an effective way to make the space feel more personal whilst also adding an interesting feature. 

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