Attic Blog

Leverage Attic Group’s over 40 years of experience providing and installing quality attic ladders, skylights, attic storage and living space by reading our Blog. Whether you are looking for inspiration for your next home renovation or want to understand what we do better, this blog is a great starting point for your journey towards making better use of your roof space.

With Christmas and New Year’s celebrations finished for another year, the time has come to take down the decorations and store them away for another 12 months. Storing your Christmas decorations safely will keep their quality preserved for years to come, avoiding the terrible situation where you pull out your decorations at Christmas time to find them damaged. This guide will help you store your decorations in a way that protects them from damage, so you can enjoy getting ready for Christmas, rather than being a chaotic and stressful experience.

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When people come to Attic Group to help them unlock their roof space with an attic conversion, the process is explained ahead of time to make sure they know what to expect. For those of you who are curious about what’s involved in an attic conversion, and would like to know about the process, we created this article to help you out.

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More Australians than ever are choosing to work from home over joining the daily commute to the office. 21st century communications technology has expanded the possibilities of where and how we work, allowing an increasing number of people to opt out of peak hour traffic in favour of the home office. Working from home offers its own set of challenges however, like having a quiet and productive space where you can get the work done. Converting your attic into a home office is a great solution to the life/work balance problem that many home-based workers face.

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The most wonderful thing about being in the home improvement business is the amazingly positive impact a project can have on real people’s lives. Attic conversions are the most rewarding and satisfying home renovation projects for us because it is such a significant transformation that generates a lot of excitement for the home owner. Fiona and Matt Bayliss from Manly recently reached out to us to show their appreciation for a recent attic conversion we did for them and we interviewed Fiona to get her thoughts.

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In 2017, the market is being flooded with enticingly cheap attic ladders. The major hardware and home improvement chain stores have found overseas sources to supply attic ladders for DIYers that can be sold at a price point to move stock quickly. While the price tag may be low, the compromise in quality may result in buyer’s regret.

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As the population increases and housing becomes more dense across our metropolitan areas, storage space is also increasingly becoming a premium commodity. Now that Winter is finally over, the warming weather inspires us to assess our use of household space and how it can be better used. With this in mind, why aren’t you taking advantage of and making full use of your roof space to de-clutter your home this Spring?

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Homeowners in suburbs where property values are high and space is tight are increasingly turning to Attic Group to solve their space problem with an attic or loft conversion. With growing families and pressure for storage space, taking advantage of unused roof space with a conversion of your attic is proving to be the most preferable option for some very good reasons.

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Many homeowners come to us because they do not want to pay for lock up storage. In this blog we compare improving the value of your home by investing in basic attic storage against the expense of paying for lock up storage – and the results will surprise you with attic storage paying for itself in as little as 4.7 months.

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Many home owners ask us about installing the skylights they buy from us themselves. While you can possibly save money with a DIY, is it really a wise investment of your time and effort? Let’s take a look at what’s involved…

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If you’re thinking about storing things in your roof space, then they will inherently hold some value for you. So, you’ll probably want to preserve them for future use or at the very least, for their sentimental value. What a disaster it would be if you found that the condition of your treasured possessions had been damaged over time from dust, damp or even uninvited guests? If you really value any items that are going to be kept in your roof space, you should definitely consider getting it converted to a dust-proof attic to ensure your valuables will last the test of time.

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