With the new school term starting, could your attic be a new place for study?
Whether for the Junior Certificate or Transition Year, your child needs somewhere quiet to do their homework. Their bedroom may suffice but, if shared with a younger sibling, their homework could be disrupted. He or she may be more inclined to use the living room for their revision, where he or she could be distracted by TV, radio, pets, or the telephone. The answer may lie upstairs, in the attic.
Some creative ways of making the best use of your attic conversion
The attic is a good place for an extra room. Once you have had an attic conversion, you may be wondering how to use the extra space. We at Steven Cleary Carpentry have a few suggestions you might like.
1. As a spare bedroom
The most common use of an attic conversion is as a spare bedroom. You may consider moving up from a two bedroom house to a three bedroom house an expensive option. Using your loft could be make for a good room for guests.
2. As a study
With June and July being traditional times of the year for exams and coursework deadlines, finding somewhere quiet for your homework or revision is a must. Your attic conversion could make for an attractive study, which is also suitable for…
3. Your personal library
Instead of cluttering up your living room or bedroom, why not turn your loft into a library? You could use your newly converted loft as a place for your treasured book collection or record collection.
4. As an art studio
If your attic conversion has a suitable level of natural light, an art studio could be a good use. This works well if you chose to have a number of roof lights or a dormer window. Some of the lower parts of the attic walls could be used for shelving, making best use of otherwise dead space.