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Are you thinking about adding extra storage space to your newly built home by boarding the loft? It’s a great idea but comes with a few important considerations to ensure it’s done correctly. Let’s simplify the process and explain how we at Loft Ins Space can assist you every step of the way.

Getting the Green Light


Before starting, it’s crucial to understand the regulations. Usually, transforming your loft into a storage area doesn’t require special permission. However, if you plan to convert it into a livable space, there are specific safety regulations to follow. Additionally, altering your loft might impact your home’s warranty or insurance. At Loft Ins Space, we’re adept at navigating these rules and can ensure your loft boarding project complies with all necessary standards without jeopardising your coverage.

Simplifying Loft BoardingMaking Sure Your Home Can Handle It


Your new build was primarily designed to support the roof, not the additional weight of a boarded loft. It’s essential to verify if your home’s structure can bear the extra load. We at Loft Ins Space have the expertise to assess your loft’s structural integrity. We can advise if your floor joists need reinforcement or recommend the most suitable boarding method that minimises stress on your home.

Keeping Your Home Warm and Dry


Proper insulation and ventilation in your loft are critical for maintaining energy efficiency and preventing moisture issues. Traditional boarding methods that press down on insulation can compromise its effectiveness. We use an innovative system that raises the boards above your insulation layer, ensuring your home remains warm, your energy costs stay low, and you steer clear of any dampness problems.

Picking the Right Stuff and Putting It In Properly


The choice of materials and the quality of installation are paramount for a durable and safe boarded loft. You need materials that can withstand the expected load and an installation that ensures safety. At Loft Ins Space, we provide only high-quality materials and professional installation services. This means you don’t have to worry about the durability or safety of your loft — it will be built to last and installed correctly from the outset.



Boarding your loft in a newly built home can significantly increase your storage space and potentially open up new possibilities for room conversions. However, it’s vital to approach the project carefully, ensure compliance with regulations, verify structural support, maintain insulation and ventilation, and choose the right materials and installation methods. At Loft Ins Space, we are here to guide you through the entire process, guaranteeing that everything is done efficiently and correctly, so you can enjoy your new space worry-free.

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Loft Boarding and Energy Savings FAQ’s

Navigating the complexities of loft boarding comes with its set of questions, and we’re here to provide clear and concise answers. Whether it’s understanding building regulations, assessing structural integrity, or ensuring proper insulation and ventilation, our team at Loft Ins Space is committed to guiding you through every step.

Do I need permission to board my loft in a new build home?

For basic storage solutions, you typically don’t need permission. However, converting the loft into a livable space requires compliance with specific building regulations. We at Loft Ins Space ensure your project meets all necessary standards.

Can my new build's structure support loft boarding?

Many new builds are not initially designed to support the additional load of a boarded loft. We conduct thorough assessments to determine if your loft can support boarding or if additional measures are needed.

How does loft boarding affect insulation and ventilation?

Incorrectly installed loft boarding can compress insulation and reduce ventilation, leading to higher energy bills and potential moisture issues. Our raised loft boarding system maintains the effectiveness of your insulation and ensures proper ventilation.

What materials and installation techniques do you use?

We use high-quality, durable materials suitable for your loft space needs. Our professional installation ensures the boarded loft is safe, secure, and built to last.

How long does the loft boarding process take?

The duration depends on your loft size and project specifics. We aim for efficient completion while maintaining high-quality standards. Contact us for a precise timeline based on your requirements.

How much does it cost to board a loft with Loft Ins Space?

Costs vary based on loft size, materials used, and any additional structural support required. We provide transparent quotes after assessing your specific needs.

Will loft boarding increase my home’s value?

Yes, professionally installed loft boarding can increase your home’s storage space and utility, potentially raising its value and appeal to future buyers.

How do I get started with Loft Ins Space?

Contact us to schedule a free consultation. We’ll discuss your needs, conduct an assessment, and provide a detailed quote for your loft boarding project.