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.

Instead of just storing boxes in your attic, you can organize your attic space to make it an efficient storage area, thus increasing the usable space in your home. Shaynna Blaze, well known interior designer, who is also dubbed “the Storage Queen” offers some tips for making better use of your attic storage space.

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The Attic Group is proud to be featured on the new season of the popular lifestyle TV show Selling Houses Australia with Shaynna Blaze. In this episode, antique collectors Shirley and Steve in Bendigo desperately needed more storage space after fourteen years of hoarding everything from stuffed alligators to mannequins.

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Many Australian households are suffering from a space problem, but are unaware that up to 30% of available floor space is in the roof cavity. We all seek the need for maximising space to ensure our homes feel spacious, clutter free and comfortable. The solution is obvious when you consider how much space is sitting unused in the roof.

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When you find that you’re running out of space in your home, the first instinct might be to start looking for a bigger house. Trading up on your house is an expensive option, especially in today’s housing market. The other option is do an attic conversion to unlock a potentially huge amount of space in your home. We’ll show you how you can gain up to 30% more space without the hassle and expense of moving to a new house.

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Recent data on ladder falls has shown a steep rise in ladder fall injuries over the past decade by almost 47%, the vast majority of which are non-workplace accidents, occurring in the home. This disturbing trend highlights the importance of being safety conscious with ladder use as well as making sure you choose a ladder with all the appropriate safety features. In this guide, Attic Group aims to help readers understand the risks of ladder use and how to stay safe around ladders.

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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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