For a large number of homeowners, creating additional living space is a key issue, especially if it can be done without moving house. Roof and loft conversions are among the most popular but there is also a great deal of potential for garages and basements. Home conversions are also about adding value to your home as well as increasing your living space. This book provides clear and concise advice on how to plan and supervise a loft, basement or garage conversion. It guides the reader through all the stages - including planning and the law, dealing with architects, builders and other contractors and decorating - to show you how to avoid costly mistakes.