Category Archives: Inspiration

Loving the Look Indoors

If you are refurbishing your home then it’s worth taking some time to think about your interior doors because they will have a major effect on the overall appearance. There is a great deal of choice available when it comes to interior doors and lots to think about. Here’s some advice to help you make your selection.

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Framing a Fireplace

A smart fireplace makes a natural focal point of any living space. Whether it’s a restored or refurbished period fireplace, or a brand new contemporary one, there are some clever ways to really get the most out of this feature.

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How to Plan a Loft Conversion

Loft conversions aren’t a light undertaking. They can cost a lot of hard-earned money, and are a huge extension on your precious home. If you’re thinking about a loft conversion, you therefore need to make sure that you plan it correctly. We have over 15 years’ worth of experience planning loft conversions, and we like to think that we’ve learnt a trick or two along the way! With this in mind, here are our top tips for planning a loft conversion:

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Five Reasons Home Extensions are a Great Investment

For those considering home extensions, you may be interested to hear that you’ll gain more than just a bit of square footage of living space. There are many reasons why you may wish to extend your home, but if you’re still trying to decide if it’s for you, here are our top five reasons to take the plunge and extend.

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How to Extend Your Home Without Losing your Garden

One of the biggest worries for anyone extending their home is the idea that their outside space might be gobbled up by an extension. For a growing family, outside space is just as important as the interior living space, so it’s a shame to lose any of it. Of course, home extensions can be done in a sympathetic fashion, but wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to lose any garden? That’s where loft conversions come into their own!

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Open up Your Home’s Potential With an House Extension

The idea of improving rather than moving has been around for a while. Most homeowners will, at some point and if space allows, think about adding an extension to their home. But have you thought about just how much potential home extensions can unlock?

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Garden Landscaping Ideas for Spring

After a long winter it’s only natural that with the first few warm weekends of the year, our thoughts turn to our gardens. Our outside space should be an area to enjoy, somewhere to spend time in. So it’s good to treat it as an extension of the home.

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The Benefits of Open Plan Living

One of the most sought-after results of homeowners looking to extend is the dream of open plan living. Every building expert will sing the praises of open plan living, and if you’re looking to extend your home, going open plan could have big benefits for you and your family.

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How to Create the Perfect Home Office or Study

If you have been dreaming of the perfect home office or study, we can tell you that success is all in the design, but before that a full understanding of the uses of the room must be discovered. To get this information the designers at Aspire Building spend a great deal of time getting to know their clients.

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Staircase to Heaven

Have you ever really looked at your staircase in great detail? Does it make you smile? Does it do your hallway justice? Here at Aspire we believe a stunning staircase can pull a whole interior together. Get it right and your hallway will have instant wow-factor from the moment you step through the front door.

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