Working in the loft – an artist’s view

By Naomi Madelin In Loft lifestyle No comments

Ella Rice studied textile design at Central St. Martins and tapestry weaving at West Dean College before setting up home in Bristol. Fed up with having to tidy up her work-in-progress from the family’s busy kitchen hub, she decided to convert the loft in her home into a studio. “The loft studio has changed my […]

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Case Study: Tranquil top floor lounge with an elegant shower room

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This is the third in our series of ‘case study’ interviews with Jon Pritchard customers who have recently had a loft conversion completed in their Bristol home. This time we talked to Corrina, whose semi-detached turn-of-the-century home in Bristol now boasts an calm top floor living room and extra shower room. The family have lived […]

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5 Tips for Choosing and Laying Tiles

By Naomi Madelin In Loft bathroom/ensuite No comments

Choosing tiles is only part of the project when you’re installing a new bathroom or ensuite. You also need to think about how you want to lay them, and the colour of the grout you’re going to use. Here are our 5 tips on choosing tiles and tile layout for your loft conversion bathroom or […]

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Loft Conversion – DIY or Professional?

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It can be hard to know where to start when you’re considering converting your loft. You might wonder: Can I just board the space out, and add a couple of VELUX windows? Yes – if all you want to do is store things in your loft. Note that there are Building Regulations around adding windows […]

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Case Study – Loft Conversion in a Detached New Build home

By Naomi Madelin In Loft conversion, Loft conversion case study 3 Comments

The Harris family have owned their modern, detached Bristol home since it was completed in 2010. Jon Pritchard recently converted the whole loft to create a third floor, including a long, flat roofed dormer to the rear of the property. The loft conversion transformed this relatively modest four-bedroomed, one bathroom new build property into a five-bedroom home featuring […]

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Winter Warmers for Christmas and chilly days

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To help you stay toastie this winter time, and embrace all things seasonal, we’ve scoured the web for the Best of British warming winter drinks (with some European influence and ingredients from around the globe of course). First up – mulled wine.  There’s nothing like a chilly walk and home to a glass or three […]

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