Covid -19, the global pandemic that has caused a complete change up on how we live and function as a community as altered nearly every facet of modern living. Considering that most of our living and working takes place without built up urban spaces, it’s little wonder why such drastic precautions are required to help stem the infection of our population. Staying in is certainly the new going out, and despite the application of online conference platforms to maintain professional work duties, the home is firmly, despite the slight easing of lockdown, a place for work, rest and play.
As such home based activities have become more popular, games and computer consoles have seen a renaissance in their popularity in retail as well as taking up new hobbies online.
Another aspect people are becoming aware of is the growing unease in property prices. A global recession is deemed highly likely, which will result in less people being able to afford to sell their homes and move.
Under these strained circumstances, however, there is good reason to breathe some new life into your home. Loft ladders with handrails is a familiar way to go when modernizing an area for your home. Think of a games room for all those fun new toys as well as adding an additional value to your home.
Add loft ladders with handrails and other space saving quirks
Functionality and quirks are what make a space for living in. And as such this can prove very attractive to a potential buyer.
Consider space saving cupboard inside existing furniture or unused spaces. Having cupboards inside steps is a nice touch to bring space saving and style to the loft stairway.
A really simple but effective intervention in the lot conversation is adding loft ladders with handrails to create a sense of support and permanence to the space.
Temporal aluminum fold up ladders are fine but having a spiral staircase with handrails adds a homely sense of permanence to the additional room is makes for a safer way of stepping into the loft.
That 80’s bedroom style – think Goonies!
That all time childhoods favorite movie had a great sense of fun. Think about using areas of the home that are collecting dust.
The loft is an ideal area to consider for a games room. Clear out the unwanted items, get a good clean on and lay down some simple full sheet boards.
Install a window
Natural light is an immediate investment into any living space. Bringing in daylight into those darkened crevices of your home makes a space more inviting and airy.
Install a window into your loft conversion. It will be the costliest part of the transformation but will fully convert the space into another room. By investing £10K into a basic loft conversation, the property value can increase by £50k with a little living adjustments made into the space over time.