Tips and Advice

Welcome to the Tips and Advice section on Add A Room – your new home for the best tips and advice on everything there is to know about loft conversions, house extensions and garage conversions.


Here you will find quick and easy guides, helping you to learn more about home improvement topics. Whatever you want to know about your design and build project, our tips and advice section will be the perfect place to start!


Whether you’re wondering what style loft conversion would suit your property, or you want to know how much value a house extension could add to your property, you’ve come to the right place.

  • Considerations for a garage conversion

    Looking to convert your garage? Brilliant news! It’s a fantastic way to make use of an often-forgotten area in your home, giving you and the rest of your household more space to live comfortably. We carry out a

  • How to get planning permission for a house extension

    Are you thinking about extending your home? Then you aren’t alone, as more and more people are looking to add extensions to their properties rather than move. However, there are some things that you may need to

  • What houses are compatible with loft conversions?

    Your Questions Answered Is my house suitable for a loft conversion? We work on a number of homes in Essex, and the one question we are asked the most is ‘is my house suitable for a loft conversion?’ A lot of pe