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How to Maximize the Space of Your Converted Loft

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A loft conversion is a smart way to increase your living space and can make a huge difference to your home and lifestyle. Many people have felt the need to increase their living space with the rise of remote work, but moving is not always an option and building an extension can be expensive and disruptive. A loft conversion is a great alternative, but it can be a challenging project with an irregular shape and limited usable floor space. With this in mind, this article will offer some tips for maximizing space in your loft conversion.

Use Built-In Storage

Sloped ceilings and awkward alcoves can make it hard to furnish a loft conversion without eating up valuable floor space. Fortunately, you can have built-in storage made, such as custom-made wardrobes and shelving units that will maximize space and improve the look of your loft conversion.

Go Vertical

You can also maximize space by making the most out of vertical spaces. Having floor-to-ceiling shelves and wall-mounted storage units will help you to keep the floor clear, which is key for creating a practical and welcoming space. 

Create a Mezzanine

One of the best ways to make the most out of a loft conversion is to create a mezzanine. Essentially, this gives you two levels so that you can use one as a sleeping/living area and the other for storage. This creates more space without sacrificing the all-important open feel that you want from a loft conversion. 


You can also create the illusion of more space by adding a skylight. Natural light will always make a space look and feel much bigger and brighter and will also make the space more comfortable. A skylight is also important for ventilation – keep in mind that a loft can get very warm during the warmer months!


Similarly, you will want to carefully consider how you decorate the space to make it look and feel like you have a lot of space and to avoid a cramped feel. Colour choice is key here, so you should opt for colours like off-white, pale blue, sea green or taupe to create the illusion of more space and to create a calm atmosphere. You can then add decorative touches like artwork, but a minimalist style is best to create a more spacious area, so make sure that you do not go overboard.

A loft conversion can make a big difference to your home and life, but they are not the easiest spaces to design. Hopefully, the advice in this post will help and allow you to design a space that is comfortable, practical and welcoming so that you can make the most out of this area whether it is a home office, spare bedroom or lounge. 

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