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Loft conversion jargon buster

November 1, 2018 6:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As the home improvement project that tends to involve the most structural work, it is no surprise that loft conversions involve a lot of technical terms and design features that can be difficult to wrap your head around. Here at Opun we believe in simple, honest communication between experts and homeowners; we hope this jargon buster will go some way to bridging the gap between the two.

The Opun kitchen worktop selector

October 30, 2018 12:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Finding the right kitchen worktop or counter for your home is no easy task. You need to find a material that suits your specific requisites, factoring in; how much you want to spend, your own personal tastes and whether you’re willing to... Read more

Need to know – Fire safety for loft conversions

October 4, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It is important and a legal requirement to make sure your loft conversion adheres to these minimum requirements of fire safety — the worst will hopefully never happen, but if it ever does and there is a fire in your home, you’ll be thankful these precautions are in place.

Rewiring your home: what you need to know

July 17, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the least, dodgy electrics can be a nuisance and at worst they are a severe fire hazard. Faulty wiring causes 12,500 house fires a year, so ensuring that your wiring is correct and up to date should be a pressing concern. Here’s what you need to know about the process and what to look out for…