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Digging Out a Basement to Give Extra Head Height
Digging Out a Basement to Give Extra Head Height
Basements often have very little head height but this can be rectified by lifting a ceiling or lowering a floor. If you choose to lower the floor, you do need to make…...
How Long Will a Basement Conversion Take?
How Long Will a Basement Conversion Take?
A look at why a basement conversion can take anything from a few weeks to a few months to complete, depending on your chosen design....
How to Bring Light Into Your Basement: Interview With Interior Designer
How to Bring Light Into Your Basement: Interview With Interior Designer
One of the key issues when designing the interior of a basement is light. Interior designer Amanda Cox looks at ways of bringing natural and artificial lighting into a…...
How Will A Basement Conversion Affect the Neighbours?
How Will A Basement Conversion Affect the Neighbours?
Neighbour disputes can be ugly so you will need to make sure you tell your neighbours about your basement conversion and draw up a Party Wall agreement....
Interior Designer Interview: Stylish Uses for a Basement
Interior Designer Interview: Stylish Uses for a Basement
A basement can be a stylish as well as a practical space. Interior designer Deby Kidd offers expert advice...
Interview: Converting Servants' Quarters into Bedrooms
Interview: Converting Servants' Quarters into Bedrooms
When Bipin Shah bought a row of Georgian houses he was unaware the basements would be ideal for conversion. Today they are being used by the homeowners as bedrooms....
Interview: How We Created a Basement Restaurant
Interview: How We Created a Basement Restaurant
A former shoe factory in Norwich was already been used as as restaurant but when new owners took over, they set to work on the basement area....
Questionnaire: How to Re-Design You Basement
Questionnaire: How to Re-Design You Basement
Are you considering giving your basement a new look? Try our questionnaire to help you decide what you want from your space...
Questionnaire: Is My Basement Suitable for Conversion?
Questionnaire: Is My Basement Suitable for Conversion?
You have a basement space but you are not sure whether it is suitable for conversion. Take this questionnaire for an idea of whether it is worth pursuing the project....
Sharing your Basement Conversion
Sharing your Basement Conversion
Sharing your basement with a relative or a lodger can be a great way to make extra money, this article looks at what consideration you will need to factor in....
The Pro's and Cons of Basement Conversion
The Pro's and Cons of Basement Conversion
Basement conversions are a great way to increase the value of your property but they also have their downsides, this article weighs up the pros and cons of basement…...
Typical Problems with Basement Conversions
Typical Problems with Basement Conversions
Basement conversions are not always as straightforward as they seem, this article looks at what problems you may encounter with damp, lighting and isolation....
Why Basement Conversion is the Latest Craze
Why Basement Conversion is the Latest Craze
Basement conversions are the latest craze to hit the home conversion market, with growing house prices basement conversions are the way to create space without moving…...
Why Convert Your Basement?
Why Convert Your Basement?
People convert their basements for many reasons, be creative with your basement and don’t hold back, whether you are converting to add more space or value to your…...
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