On TV: Make My Home Bigger
From ambitious basement digs, to extraordinary loft conversions, homes, and lives are turned upside down in this exciting new series.
Embarking on a loft or basement conversion can be daunting but when the builders hand back the keys, we’ll find out if it was worth all the time, money and heartache.
Power station loft conversion
A couple from Brighton begin a project that’s been over 4 years in the planning. But converting the loft space of an old power station throws up its own challenges...
Building company: 1st Format Lofts
Bathroom fixtures and fittings: Aston Matthews
Brick wall: Brickslips Ltd
Glazing: Channel Glazing
Bathroom fixtures and fittings: Matki
Engineered walnut flooring: Roundwood of Mayfair
Bathroom tiles: Walls & Floors
Heated towel rail and radiator in bathroom: Zehnder
Watch video highlights: Loft extension in old power station
Homeowners Martin and Emma from Ilkley in Yorkshire convert their basement, to transform a house that’s been in Emma’s family for three generations, into the perfect family home.
Building company: Basement Conversions.com
Blinds: British Blinds.co.uk
Granite Work Top: Granite Creations
Carpet: Guiseley Carpets Depot
Security System: Meridian Security
Interiors decor: Robson & Son Interiors
Wrought Iron: Skell Wrought Iron
Retirement style bungalow
A couple struggle to convert their retirement style bungalow into a contemporary living space. But planning to do most of the work himself, has Steve bitten off more than he can chew?
Building company: Alliance Lofts
Home furnishing: Leekes
Furniture hire: Let Us Furnish
Windows: The Keystone Group
Velux windows: Velux
Ultimate living space
A couple in West London attempt to right the wrongs of the past, and convert their botched basement into the ultimate living space. But with no prior experience, they’re placing all their trust in the hands of their builders.
Building company: Retreat Rooms (no longer trading)
Furnishings: Urban Living
Bed: Warren Evans
Bamboo Flooring: The Bamboo Flooring Company
Homeowners Jon and Lauren from Essex attempt to transform their loft into a luxurious master en-suite. But with only weeks to complete the project, the pressure is well and truly on the builders.
Building company: Absolute Lofts
Furnishings: Laura Ashley
Interior decor: Just Interiors
Flooring: PRS Flooring
Ambitious basement conversion
A couple embark on an ambitious project to convert their basement. But digging underneath the foundations of their property is a risky business, and as plans change, budgets begin to escalate.
Building company: Estbury Basements
Interior decor: Mac & Mac
Bungalow loft conversion
A couple from Cambridgeshire, to transform their bungalow into house. But their conversion comes with a twist, as they aim to harness the power of the sun to run their family home.
Building company: High Room Loft Conversions
Solar panels: UK Solar Panels
Sheffield homeowners sink their life savings into their planned basement conversion. But with so much at stake, will their project match up to expectations?
Building company: A B Basement
Blinds: The Blind Store
Carpet: Mintons Carpets
Pump: John Newton and Co Ltd
Bespoke Wardrobe: Spaceslide
A couple in South London race to convert their loft before the arrival of their new baby girl.
Building company: South London Lofts
Watch video highlights: Luxury master en-suite loft conversion
Children's playroom and gym
A North London couple embark on a project to supersize their house by digging down into the ground, and extending up into the loft. But with torrential downpours, cracks, and collapses, it proves to be a very testing project.
Building Company: Bel Installations
Luxury loft en-suite
A couple from Leeds plan to raise the entire roof of their house in a bid to create a luxury master en-suite at the top of their house.
D&J Poulter Builders and Contractors Limited.
Country kitchen diner basement
A couple take on their first ever renovation project. In an effort to create more space, they’ll be digging down to convert their dark and damp basement, into the ultimate kitchen diner.
Building company: A B Basements
Kitchen designers and fitters: Murdoch Troon Kitchens
Watch video highlights: Kitchen-diner basement conversion
End of terrace conversion
A family gut their end of terrace house, and extend up into the loft, to create a proper family home. But as costs spiral, will it be everything they expected when they started their project?
Building company: Absolute Lofts
Kitchen: Bench Marx
Glazing: Crawford Glass
A couple sink their savings into the ground, in a bid to realise the hidden potential underneath their house. But converting their basement isn’t without its challenges.
Building company: Altrincham Basements