Top 5 reasons to convert your basement

Basement conversions have never been so popular. Whatever the reason for digging down, Londoners are using the space under their homes to add value and maximise their homes. If you have a period property with a basement that’s ripe for conversion, you can thank the Victorians and Edwardians for their foresight. With land at a premium like never before, especially …

Which regulations do you need to consider when planning a basement conversion?

There are many things to consider when you decide to improve your home, such as the purpose of the improvement. Is to bring the property up to date, to add additional space or to increase the value of the property? Once you have decided this, there are a number of routes you can take: remodelling the existing space, adding an …

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Six Things to Consider When Converting Your Basement

Space in London is limited and if you start to outgrow your home, but yet don’t want to move, one of the best solutions is to look downwards. Often it is not feasible to build upwards, and building outwards can take up precious outdoor space that you value in your home.  Building downwards is a great solution, even if you …

Will I Need Planning Permission to Convert My Basement?

If you extend your home with a loft conversion or a conventional extension, the chances are that you will have to get planning permission. But does the same apply to basements? The answer depends on what you’re planning to do. Existing Basements Converting an existing basement or cellar into living space is, in most cases, not likely to need you …

WHY BASEMENT WATERPROOFING IS BETTER THAN TANKING AND DAMP PROOFING?

Is your cellar a victim of rising damp issue? Damp proofing and basement tanking can be considered somewhat of a solution but not always. It is better to opt for waterproofing your basement if your cellar is facing damp issues. The best and the only way to permanently stop damp issues is by opting for waterproofing. A variety of products …