Thinking of a new summer project? In the last few years, loft conversions have grown in popularity, helping add value and style to your home. Whether you want to create a bespoke home office, a fun games room or a modern guest room, our team of experts is here to help. Our Sliding Wardrobe doors offer a bespoke way to add storage space to your newest living space.
Benefits of Loft Conversions
Converting your loft into a living space is a great way to expand your home without adding any room. This can be particularly advantageous if you have limited outdoor space or strict planning regulations in your area. With a loft conversion, you can transform your unused attic into a functional and comfortable room, such as a bedroom, home office or playroom.
You can also increase your home’s value by doing a loft conversion. By adding extra living space to your home, you can increase its market value and attract more buyers. In the long run, this makes it a practical and financially rewarding investment.
Loft conversion ideas are also versatile when it comes to design and customisation. Whether you prefer a contemporary or traditional style, you’ll find something that fits your style. You can customise your loft conversion to fit your lifestyle and make it perfect for you.
Evaluating Your Wardrobe Needs
Assessing your space and evaluating your wardrobe needs involves a few key factors. The first thing you need to do is figure out how much storage space you need. Take inventory of your clothing items, accessories and shoes to get an idea of the amount of storage you will need. It’ll help you decide how many shelves, drawers and hanging rods you need.
A wardrobe’s layout and design are also essential to consider. Think about how you want your clothing items organised—whether it’s by category, colour or season. By doing this, you’ll be able to figure out what kind of fittings would work best for you—such as pull-out shoe racks or built-in drawers for accessories.
Identifying Potential Wardrobe Locations
When fitting a wardrobe, it is crucial to assess the available space. So take measurements of the available area in your loft conversion. Take into account any sloping ceilings or awkward angles that may affect your wardrobe fittings. All your stuff needs to be accessible, but you’ve got to maximise every inch of space.
In addition, different parts of the loft conversion should be evaluated for their functionality and practicality. Consider whether there are any existing architectural features, such as alcoves or recesses, that could serve as ideal wardrobe locations. These spaces can often provide built-in storage solutions that maximise floor space while seamlessly blending with the overall design aesthetic.
Assessing natural light sources is also crucial when deciding where to place the wardrobe. Placing wardrobes near windows or skylights can enhance visibility inside closets and create a brighter atmosphere when selecting outfits. On the other hand, wardrobe fittings may require additional lighting if there are few windows or dark corners in certain parts.
Maximising Storage Options with the Right Wardrobe Fittings
A loft conversion isn’t complete without the right wardrobe fittings to maximise storage. Take advantage of vertical space, for instance. You can maximise storage potential by installing tall, floor-to-ceiling wardrobes. Also, extending pull-out racks or hanging rods from high ceilings allows easy access to clothes without sacrificing vertical space.
Hiring a Professional
Finding the right contractor can make all the difference to your project’s success. Once you’ve got a list of potential contractors, make sure you research them thoroughly.
Once you’ve narrowed down your options, contact each potential contractor for an initial consultation. Ask them about their timeline, cost estimates and any concerns you have about your project during these meetings.
Installing Your Wardrobe
Measure the space where you want to install your wardrobe fittings first. It’ll help you figure out what size and type of fittings will fit best in your loft conversion. Next, gather all the tools and materials you’ll need, like screws, brackets and a drill. To make sure your clothes can hold their weight, choose fittings that are sturdy and durable.
After you’ve got everything you need, attach any brackets or supports to your loft’s walls or ceiling. Use a level to ensure they are straight and secure them with screws. Assemble the wardrobe components according to the instructions. This may involve attaching shelves, drawers or hanging rods together using provided hardware.
Position the assembled wardrobe and secure it to the brackets or supports previously installed. Use a drill or screwdriver to fasten it securely so it doesn’t wobble or shift over time. Check its stability, then organise your clothes and accessories inside for a functional and aesthetically pleasing storage solution.
Tips for Organising Your New Wardrobe Space
Consider using storage solutions such as hanging bars, shelves and drawers to maximise your vertical space. You can also optimise space by installing built-in shelving units or utilising under-bed storage.
For easy organisation, categorise your clothing and accessories. This could include grouping similar items together, such as all tops in one section and all bottoms in another. Likewise, you can separate out seasonal clothing or special occasion pieces so you can easily access them when needed but store them away when not required.
Additionally, you should not overlook the importance of utilising smaller accessories to organise your space. Keeping scarves, belts or purses accessible and visible is easy with hooks on the back of doors or walls. You can also use small plastic bins or dividers to store jewellery or other small items that are easily lost in drawers.
Customised Wardrobes for Your Loft
Now you might be wondering where to find the perfect sliding wardrobes that suit your needs. With Superglide Wardrobes, we guarantee your satisfaction.
Imagine having wardrobes that seamlessly blend with your loft’s unique layout and style while also providing ample storage and organisation. Superglide Wardrobes’ team of skilled professionals will work closely with you, taking your vision and transforming it into a stunning reality.