Loft Centre Blog

Looking for advice on loft ladders, stairs or loft conversions? Explore our latest blogs offering product comparisons, important information on regulations, as well as tips and inspiration for your loft space.

  1. Loft Conversion Window Ideas: Expand Your Loft Space With Glass

    Loft Conversion Window Ideas: Expand Your Loft Space With Glass

    Whenever we think about expansion around the home, the first thing that comes to mind is more space. One of the best ways to do this is by adding a loft conversion on top of your house. But what else are you missing out on? Depending on the type of loft conversion you have, there are several ways to expand your loft space even further with the use of windows.

    From dormer roof windows to skylights, check our loft conversion window ideas to help inspire you.

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  2. How to Choose the Best Loft Ladder

    How to Choose the Best Loft Ladder

    A loft is one of the best places for storing those things which are typically not used daily, yet are valuable and still need to be accessed occasionally. A sizeable loft can also be turned into a study room, a play centre or even into an extra bedroom. For anybody requiring access to a loft, a good, safe and sturdy ladder is a must-have. 

    So here is our guide for how to choose the best loft ladder.

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  3. Review of the Dolle Madrid Wooden Space Saving Staircase Kit

    Review of the Dolle Madrid Wooden Space Saving Staircase Kit

    The Dolle Madrid Wooden Space Saving Staircase Kit has the same look and feel as a traditional Madrid Staircase. The classic, clean and modern design and the light yet robust wood are all there. The one key difference is that this staircase kit is ideal for saving space. User friendly, adaptable and most of all stylish, we take a look at why the Dolle Madrid Wooden Space Saving Staircase Kit is the perfect option for your home.

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  4. Best Loft Lighting Ideas

    Best Loft Lighting Ideas

    Lighting is one of the most important aspects of any living environment; it creates mood, space and dictates practicality. And when it comes to loft lighting, there’s no exception.

    Perhaps you’ve decided to convert your loft into a third-storey bedroom, a cosy living area, or simply chosen to use it as a practical place to store your personal belongings. Either way, you need to consider the kind of lighting you want to use in order to get the most out of your loft space.

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  5. Spiral Staircases for Small Spaces

    Spiral Staircases for Small Spaces

    If you have decided that you would like a spiral staircase to gain access to your loft but are worried you don’t have the room, we are here to help. Here at Loft Centre, you can definitely find spiral staircases for small spaces!

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  6. Choosing The Best Electric Loft Ladder for your Needs

    Choosing The Best Electric Loft Ladder for your Needs

    When you are looking to purchase an electric loft ladder, it can often be difficult to know which one to choose. There are many options currently on the market including both aluminium and wooden options. Choosing an electric option adds convenience and a modern look to your home.

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  7. Modular Furniture For Your Loft

    Modular Furniture For Your Loft

    Carving out extra living space in the loft can be a wonderful way to make the most of your home’s square footage. However, you may have to work around challenges particular to lofts such as limited space, sloped ceilings and awkward layouts. Therefore, when it comes to renovating your loft, space saving furniture is often something you ought to bear in mind. In this blog you’ll find space saving furniture solutions for your loft - in particular we recommend modular furniture.

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  8. Loft Ladder Safety Tips

    Loft Ladder Safety Tips

    Safety is key when it comes to all DIY or home improvement projects, and the same can be said wherever you are entering and exiting the loft. When it comes to loft ladder safety, you can never be too cautious. It’s easy to avoid simple safety precautions, especially when you may use a loft ladder regularly, however caution should always be a priority.

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  9. The Best Loft Ladders for Small Spaces

    The Best Loft Ladders for Small Spaces

    While the loft is the ideal place to store all those boxes of things you can't quite bear to throw out or just want to keep out of sight, it can be a real inconvenience if you can't get up there with relative ease. The solution of course is a good set of loft ladders.

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  10. Why You Should Choose Modular Loft Stairs For your Loft

    Why You Should Choose Modular Loft Stairs For your Loft

    It’s that time of year again, and we’re all going through the same motions. We head up into our lofts, fall over boxes and old furniture, and try to retrieve our Christmas decorations and trees for yet another season of giving. But, how many of you have stopped and looked around the loft, wondering ‘what a great extra room this would make’ or ‘I could turn this into a lovely home office’, but then put it to the back of your mind for yet another year. It may be that you’re not ready for the amount of work this will entail, but what could be stopping you is the thought that you might not have enough space for another staircase in your home. In this blog, we explain how modular stairs can change your life!

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