How To Make Room For A Growing Family

Wondering how you’re going to accommodate the new baby, the growing kids or the visiting grandparents?

Attic Group general manager, Andrew Strachan shares a few ideas to consider when your family is expanding – and they don’t include moving.

  • Consider the unused capacity in your roof? It can be a cost-effective way of quickly creating more space in your home – and adding value to the property.
     
  • Any home can undertake a roof conversion. Californian Bungalows and older style homes with traditional roofs lend themselves well to attic conversions because they have higher roof pitches.
     
  • An attic conversion can be either a liveable space – bedroom(s) and ensuite, for example, or storage only space.
     
  • If an attic conversion is too expensive right now consider installing an attic ladder to convert the roof into a dustproof room for storage. Here you can safely store items you really want to keep – toys, clothes, unused baby furniture – the list is endless.
     
  • If you’re not ready for a roof conversion but want to create more space, look to the walls in your garage, laundry or basement to help reclaim your floor space.
     
  • Storage solutions like the GarageTek home organisation system turn walls and ceilings into practical storage areas, freeing up valuable floor space. GarageTek is ideal for hanging bikes, surf boards and other sports equipment.

For more information, visit www.atticgroup.com.au

 

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