Storage Room in Attic – Sandgate, Qld

Job: Transform the large dark, dusty, unused roof space into a clean storage room for this client and her Son who recently downsized their home.

Location: Sandgate, Qld 4017

Making the move from a larger home filled with all your possessions, to a smaller space where all of a sudden not everything fits, can be a daunting process.  A smaller space means less furniture and belongings and the decisions surrounding what to keep and what to get rid of can often by tricky.

This homeowner made the decision to purchase this gorgeous Sandgate cottage, as her current home was now too large for just her and her young teenage son who is her only remaining child still living at home. 

Even though the purchase and intended move was a calculated decision, this homeowner was still concerned for her son and his requirement to keep his belongings and have enough of his own space as he moves through his teenage years. Therefore, even though the idea was to downsize the house, this client was considering options such as a garage or small extension to accommodate his needs. 

It wasn’t until she was covering the floors of her new home with newspaper in preparation to paint the walls, that she came across our Roof Space Renovators advert in the local paper and immediately gave us a call.  We organised an appointment time for a measure and a quote.  The consultant quickly established that the requirement was not for a living space, her son would remain sleeping in his bedroom.  He simply needed a space to regularly and easily access his belongings that did not fit in his new room and somewhere for him to retreat if and when required.  

With the purpose of the proposed new space established and the rest of the particulars discussed, Roof Space Renovators provided a fixed quote which the client quickly accepted. The proposed works involved transforming the roof space into a large 25m2 dust proof storage room, accessed by our top of the range attic ladder, the Stairladder Deluxe.


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Stairladder Deluxe

Two Fakro roof windows were also included in the new room.  Our consultant suggested that one of the roof windows be a standard Fakro dual-action opening roof window and the other be a side hinged roof access window. Whilst dual-action opening roof windows are most commonly installed into attics, the roof of this cottage already included a chimney and solar panels, with which the side hinged access windows allow for easy access to the roof for maintenance purposes.  The client was more than happy with this suggestion and as well as being practical, it looks great.

In addition we installed a solar whiz heat sensor ventilator 2100 to assist maintain a cool temperature within the new room.  This product alone acts like 21 standard whirly birds and is solar powered, therefore not reliant on the wind to power it.  The client requested electrical works be added to the room including lighting, powerpoints and a television port. 

Needless to say, this client and her son were extremely pleased with the finished result.  They were able to downsize their home, yet effectively make the daunting process completely work in their favour.  If you need storage or another room….Look Up!  Roof Space Renovators can transform you roof space into a storage area or even an extra bedroom.

Got Questions?  Visit our Showroom at 13 / 18 Hinkler Court, Brendale Qld 4500 or phone us on (07) 3889 6688.  Alternatively email – and we will assist you as soon as possible.

If you are running out of room, contact Roof Space Renovators,….the solution could be right above your head!

Roof Space Renovators’ service Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast to the Gold Coast and all areas in between.

Roof Space Renovators’ Specialise in – Attic RoomAttic LivingAttic StorageSkylights & Roof Windows

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