The Ultimate Guide to Loft Conversion: Everything You Need to Know

Transforming your attic into a functional and stylish living space can be a thrilling venture. A loft conversion is not just a mere upgrade—it’s a creative reinvention of your home’s potential. Whether you’re craving an airy bedroom, a secluded study, or a playful den, Stockport & Greater Manchester’s architectural charm coupled with modern design can… Read more »

Unlocking Potential: Basement Conversion Ideas for Manchester Homes

In the heart of the bustling city of Manchester, homeowners are continually seeking ways to maximize their living space and enhance the value of their property. One such avenue that has been gaining traction is the basement conversion trend—a transformative process that unlocks the hidden potential beneath the urban homes of this vibrant city. This… Read more »

Having Work Done In Your Home Post-Lockdown

  Starting to have tradespeople back in your home – FAQs   Now that lockdown in the UK is beginning to lift (again), and with summer around the corner, many people are starting to think about home improvements.  But the question we’ve had is, what tradespeople can you have in your home and how do… Read more »

Ricky Gervais Doubles the Price of His Home with Basement Conversion!

It was recently reported that comedian Ricky Gervais has doubled the price of his London home with a little help from a luxurious basement conversion! The creator of hit TV show The Office reportedly spent £1 million converting the basement, adding a home gym, swimming pool, sauna and golf simulator to his Hampstead home. Bought… Read more »

Update Your Home in 4 Easy Steps

Britain is a nation obsessed with buying, selling and renovating houses. If you’re looking for a bigger family home, or thinking about downsizing your current property, there are plenty of ways you can make your property more appealing to buyers. Although after working through our to-do list you may decide you don’t have to move at… Read more »

Ideas for Your Basement Conversion

Basements are often dark and gloomy rooms used by many homeowners to store junk – or to be avoided at all costs! If your basement has been left to go mouldy or damp you may not have ever considered it’s potential  – however, more and more savvy homeowners are converting this dark and gloomy part… Read more »

Top Renovations to Deliver The Best Return

If you’ve been dreaming of a stylish loft conversion, open kitchen extension or new bedroom, you could stand to gain a lot more than extra space in your home. Investing in home improvements not only makes your home more comfortable, spacious and better suited to your needs, done right it can actually add value to… Read more »

Damp & Timber Surveys for Homebuyers

When purchasing or re-mortgaging a property, your bank’s surveyor will usually undertake a homebuyer’s survey on the property. A damp & timber report is included in the survey and is often required as part of the mortgage process. A homebuyer’s survey will highlight obvious problems with a property such as penetrating or rising damp, and… Read more »

Home Improvements – Guide to Getting it Right

Loft conversion Permissions: There are various types of loft conversion that we can complete at Broadoak. In most cases, planning permission is not required for most popular styles of loft conversion, including those with an ‘up and over’ roof (pitch roof). Having said that, there are still some restrictions, so it’s worth contacting us for… Read more »