Embarking on a mission as big as converting your loft space can be an epic task. We face people on a regular basis who either need more space, want to improve their home, or just want a hobby room area just for themselves. A common problem we find is that our customers know why they need a loft conversion but don’t know which route to take to make sure their loft conversion ideas become reality.
That’s why we have outlined our top 10 loft conversion ideas for you to take a look at. Although some are extravagant, others can be created from as little as £750 from our basic loft conversion package. Other loft conversions can be completed with our deluxe loft conversion package which starts from £4500 although equipment will not be provided. so read on and be inspired.
#1. Office loft conversion
First up on our list is the office loft conversion.
If you’re lucky enough to have a loft office, working from home can be a dream come true. No more commuting, no more office politics, and best of all, you can design your space exactly the way you want it.
This is one of the most popular choices because it crosses the border from being just an extra loft storage area, to productive and worthwhile investment.
If your office is used for business purposes you can also take a percentage from your monthly bills such as gas and electricity and count it towards your business’s expenses. Yet another reason to convert your loft area to for this home office idea.
Take a look at our indepth home office page to see how taking your work home with you really can be beneficial.
#2. Storage room
Dramatically maximise storage space in your home
This may surprise you to be on the list but our basic loft conversion is also a very popular package. Because our hoarding really has mounted up other the years, customers are turning to their lofts to either clear out there junk “out of sight, out of mind” and some to simply add to the hoard.
Most lofts are nothing more than a giant empty space, taking up valuable square footage in your home that could be put to better use. If you’re not using your loft for storage, you may be surprised to learn that there are many benefits to converting it.
Not only will you be able to maximize the space in your home, but you’ll also be able to add value to your property.
Either way our basic loft conversion package is popular because it is cheap and effective. We have found on numerous forums online when asked “how much does a loft conversion cost“, the usual reply is in excess of £10,000! the shock comes when we tell them a loft storage conversion can be done from as little as £750.
#3. Home cinema room
A home cinema sounds like any movie buffs fantasy. There’s something very different between watching a film in your living room and watching a film in your newly converted loft cinema room.
Something almost ‘den like’ which must go back to our childhood. We have seen the loft cinema room done a number of ways from authentic vintage cinema seating, retro armchairs to ginormous beanbags for seating in comfort and style. I particularly would opt for the bean bags – simply because the harder it is for me to get up, the longer i’ll be there.
What makes a great home cinema room?
Size and layout:
The size of your room will dictate the size and layout of your home cinema setup. If you have a large room, you can go all out with a big screen and surround sound system. If you have a smaller room, you might want to consider a TV and soundbar setup.
You’ll want to make sure your home cinema room has good lighting. This means having enough light to see the screen, but not so much light that it’s distracting.
Comfort is key when it comes to seating. You’ll want to make sure you have enough seats for everyone who wants to watch, and that they’re comfortable enough to sit through an entire movie.
A good home cinema setup will have great sound. This means a surround sound system that will make you feel like you’re in the middle of the action.
A big screen is a must for a great home cinema room. But you’ll also want to make sure the picture quality is good. This means getting a TV with a high resolution and making sure your Blu-ray player or streaming device has a high-quality video output.
What are the benefits of having a home cinema room?
1. You can enjoy movies in the comfort of your own home.
2. You can control the environment, including the temperature and lighting.
3. You can choose your own movie schedule.
4. You can invite friends and family to join you for movie night.
5. You can create a fun and relaxing atmosphere in your home.
#4. Gym room
If health and fitness is your main concern and lets Design face it, why shouldn’t it be? Then a simple home gym studio could be a great choice.
There are many benefits to having a home gym, including the convenience of working out in your own space and on your own schedule. A home gym can also save you money on monthly gym membership fees and transportation costs. Additionally, you may find that working out at home provides a more comfortable and relaxed environment than a traditional gym setting.
If you currently find that you pay for an expensive gym membership at the moment you could find that a loft conversion in your own could be a fairly cost-effective alternative alongside saving you time commuting to and from the gym.
So If you’re looking to get fit and healthy, a home gym can be a great investment.
Here are our five benefits of having a home gym in your new loft conversion:
1. You can work out whenever you want – With a home gym, there’s no need to wait for the gym to open or worry about closing times. You can workout anytime that suits you, day or night.
2. You don’t need to travel – If you live far from the nearest gym, a home gym can save you a lot of time and effort. You won’t need to waste time travelling to and from the gym, or pay for expensive transport costs.
3. You can avoid the crowds – If you don’t like working out in a crowded gym, a home gym is the perfect solution. You can have the entire space to yourself, so you can focus on your workout and get the most out of it.
4. You can save money – A home gym is a great way to save money in the long run. Once you’ve made the initial investment, you won’t need to pay membership fees or for expensive classes.
5. You can tailor your workout to your needs – With a home gym, you can customize your workout to suit your specific goals and needs. Whether you’re looking to build muscle or lose weight, you can create a workout routine that’s perfect for you.
If you’re thinking of investing in a home gym, these are just some of the benefits you can enjoy. So what are you waiting for? Start working out at home today!
#5. Games room
Release your inner child
Is your inner child getting excited about the thought of your very own games room, arcade even?
We have games room loft conversions from many people which include complex Scalextric tracks throughout their loft which extends on to multiple tiers.
A games room can include anything from your childhood arcade games such as Pac-man or full-size pool tables.
There are endless possibilities when it comes to creating the perfect games room. Whether you’re a die-hard gamer or just looking for a fun place to hang out with friends.
here are some top tips to make your perfect games room:
1. Create a dedicated gaming space
If you’re serious about your gaming, then you’ll need a dedicated space to do it in. This can be anything from a simple desk in the corner of your room to a custom-built gaming PC setup. Whatever you choose, make sure you have enough space for all your equipment and plenty of ventilation to keep things cool.
2. Get the right furniture
Comfortable furniture is a must for any games room. Whether you’re looking for a place to kick back and relax or need a setup that’s conducive to marathon gaming sessions, there are plenty of options to choose from. Bean bags, recliners, and gaming chairs are all popular choices, but you can really go with whatever you think looks best.
3. Invest in a big TV or monitor
Any games room worth its salt needs a big screen to play on. If you’re planning on playing console games, then a large TV is the way to go. For PC gamers, multiple monitors are often the best option as they allow for a wider field of view. Whichever route you choose, make sure your screen is big enough to give you the best gaming experience possible.
4. Stock up on snacks and drinks
No games room is complete without a fridge full of snacks and drinks. Whether you’re looking for something to munch on between games or need a quick energy boost, having a few snacks on hand is always a good idea. And, of course, you’ll need something to wash it all down with. A mini fridge is a great way to keep your drinks cold and within easy reach.
5. Add some decoration
Personalize your games room with some cool decorations. Posters, lights, and other memorabilia can all help to make your space feel more like your own. And if you’re a fan of gaming culture, there are plenty of ways to incorporate that into your decor as well. From classic arcade games to life-size statues, the sky’s the limit when it comes to adding some personality to your space.
These are just a few ideas to get you started on creating the perfect games room. Whatever your budget or taste, there’s sure to be something here that will appeal to you. So get creative and have fun putting your own personal spin on things. After all, it’s your space and you should enjoy it however you see fit.
#6. Children’s play area
If you’re looking for ways to create more space in your home, or simply want to make a dedicated area for your children to play in, consider creating a children’s play room. While it may seem like a daunting task, with a little planning and creativity it can be easily accomplished. Plus, having a designated play room will help keep your home more organised and tidy.
Having a safe, self contained area for the kids to play could be just what you need to separate your home from the kids toys at long last. No more stepping on lego sets or toys.
#7. Prayer room or Chapel
Your prayer room is a space where you can go to pray, meditate or simply spend time in reflection. It is usually a quiet and peaceful place, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Prayer rooms can be found in many different settings, including religious institutions, hospitals, schools and businesses. Some prayer rooms are open to the public, while others are reserved for specific groups of people – but this is your prayer room and can be tailored to you.
Prayer rooms typically contain a few simple pieces of furniture, such as chairs or benches, and may have religious artefacts.
Whether you are looking for a place to pray, meditate or simply take a break from the chaos of the world, a prayer room can be a valuable resource.
We have been tasked to complete prayer room loft conversions for a number of customers. These rooms are very basic and can sometimes be completed with our basic loft conversion packages starting from just £750.
#8. Reading area
If you’re like most people, your home is your haven. It’s a place where you can relax and unwind after a long day. But what if your home could be even more than that? What if it could be a place where you could go to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and truly relax?
That’s where a reading room comes in. A reading room is a dedicated space in your home where you can go to read, relax, and escape from the world. It’s the perfect place to curl up with a good book, or to spend some time working on a puzzle or playing a game.
If you’re thinking of creating a reading room in your home, there are a few things you’ll need to consider. First, you’ll need to ensure your loft has adequate lighting by installing plenty of velux windows.
A reading room should be quiet and peaceful, so it’s important to choose a space that is away from the main living areas of your home which is why a loft conversion is perfect.
You’ll also want to make sure that the space is well-lit, comfortable, and inviting ready to start furnishing it. comfortable chair is a must, as is a good lamp. You might also want to consider adding a small table or desk, so that you have a place to put your book or work on your puzzle. And of course, you’ll need to stock your reading room with plenty of books!
We can create bespoke storage solutions for bookcases and shelving to make your perfect relaxation area. Curl up on your sofa and become fully engaged in your favourite book in complete peace.
#9. Walk in wardrobe
Ever fancied your own walk-in wardrobe?
Ever wanted your own vanity area to get ready for a special event or night? Imagine showing your friends your very own wardrobe loft conversion. I’m sure you would have every woman’s envy with this loft conversion.
There are many benefits of having a walk in wardrobe, especially if you have a lot of clothes and accessories.
Here are our top benefits to a loft conversion wardrobe:
1. You can see everything at once. This is great for deciding what to wear and making sure that you have everything you need for your outfit.
2. There is less chance of clothes getting wrinkled. If you hang everything up, there is less chance that your clothes will get creased or wrinkled.
3. You can organize your wardrobe better. With a walk in wardrobe, you can easily see where everything is and how it is organized. This makes it easier to find what you are looking for and to keep your wardrobe organized.
4. You can add storage space. If you have a lot of clothes, you can add shelves or other storage solutions to your walk in wardrobe to make more space.
5. You can make your wardrobe a design feature. With a little bit of creativity, you can turn your walk in wardrobe into a beautiful and stylish part of your home.
There are many other benefits of having a walk in wardrobe, but these are some of the most popular ones. If you have the space, it is definitely worth considering adding one to your home.
#10. Loft music studio
Have your own music studio.
You can create your own space where you feel comfortable making music. This can be a great way to improve your craft and get better at making music. If you have your sights on becoming a star or just want to express yourself through your passion for music.
Additionally, having your own studio gives you the ability to record your music and share it with others. This can be a great way to get your music out there and heard by a wider audience – if that is what you choose to do.
Finally, having your own studio can simply be a fun way to have your own space to make music in. Overall, there are many benefits to having your own music studio and it can be a great addition to any musician’s life.
Whatever your loft conversion idea may be, from lighting and decoration to storage and workspaces, EcoLoft aims to build your dream loft conversion for a fraction of the price of other alternatives.