What is a dormer loft conversion?

A dormer loft conversion can add significant value – not to mention much-needed head clearance – to your property if you have loft space currently not in use. But what exactly is a dormer? Abell Building Services’ expert home extensions builders have...

Kitchen extension vs conservatory

When you want to add some more living space to your property, a rear extension is a good way to do so. But what are the relative merits of adding a conservatory vs a rear kitchen extension? Both have similarities and differences. A conservatory adds leisure space to...

Will a loft conversion add value?

When considering a loft conversion, homeowners are normally looking for two positive outcomes: added space and added value. If you plan to stay living in the property, the extra living space that comes with an attic conversion can be useful if you need an extra...

Should you choose a kitchen extension or loft conversion?

When it comes to adding more space to your home, there are a few usual suspects, including loft conversions and kitchen extensions. Both increase the usable space in your property, but there are some clear differences between the two options as well as some important...

Home extensions: 5 tips for building an ideal home office

Home offices are fantastic for boosting productivity by providing a dedicated space to concentrate on work.  They also make working at home easier and more appealing, as an office space is often far more comfortable than sitting in a lounge or kitchen. If you’re...

5 features of modern home renovations

As builders we work on a variety of projects throughout the year.  Many of these involve home renovations that improve, upsize or increase the value of a home and over the years we’ve seen a vast array of techniques work to completely transform a property. What we...