Loft Conversions Company manages every aspect of loft conversion from drawing architectural plans right through to completion of all finishing trades, leaving the completed Loft Conversion ready for decoration. As Aperfield's leading Loft Conversion specialist, we have been transforming homes for over two decades building hundreds of fantastic living spaces to suit your lifestyle and needs. With us, you will get a cost-effective Loft Conversion that will add value to your property in Aperfield.
HEADROOM PROVIDED ABOVE THE STAIRWELL AND LANDINGS
This is the most important component. This is to ensure that there is at minimum 2m of headroom once the new flooring, beams, and so on have been installed. Consider the headroom all through the bulk of the space as well. This is considered a comfortable height.
Is the floor space sufficient to create a usable room? This may also influence the sort of loft conversion you choose.
THE ANGLE OF THE ROOF
The angle of the roof. The higher the pitch of your roof, the easier it is to convert your home since you will have more head room and hence more usable space.
THE TYPE OF ROOF
Your roof will either have typical cut rafters that create the roof shape contour and allow you to build a space with minimum structural adjustments, or it may have pre-formed trusses that make conversions more difficult and expensive.
ANY ADDITIONAL DIFFICULTIES
Many older homes feature water tanks and chimney stacks that may need to be removed or considered in any conversion plan.
The transition between the current home and the new loft area is an important architectural feature that is often ignored but must be done correctly in all loft conversions. You may not have much control over the location of the staircase, but you may impact its appearance. Keep the following in mind: Matching the banisters and tread pattern to the existing house may make the new staircase appear to have always been there. Its dimensions should ideally match those of the steps below.
Carpeted stairs throughout the rest of the house? To build a smooth link, match it to your new stairs. An architect will normally search for the most cost-effective choice that will have the least influence on the rest of the property when designing your loft. However, as long as the structure is sound and the work complies with building codes, there is no harm in experimenting with different stair and door positions.
The most effective position is usually above the staircase that connects the bottom floor and first floor, and this also helps to make the steps appear to be a natural part of the house. The optimal position, however, will be determined by available heights, projected usage, roof form, and the location of the entrance to the loft room. You might also request that the balustrades, rails, and spindles match the rest of the home, which would assist, as well as having steps of the same width and flooring finish as the stairs below. Keep in mind that leaving the stairs open rather than covered allows noise from above to move below and vice versa - something to think about carefully if your loft is to be a youth's bedroom/crash pad.
Keep in mind that converting your loft may result in a loss of room on the first floor to accommodate the new staircase. Losing a tiny first-floor bedroom to offer a larger one on the second floor is rarely a smart decision, but it may be worth considering if, for example, a portion of the small, compromised first-floor bedroom can be utilized as a new en suite or changing rooms to the master bedroom.
The average cost of a Loft Conversion in Aperfield is between £40,000 to £90,000. (in 2022) The most common type of Loft Conversion is the dormer as it adds the most space and best light to your property. A loft conversion will not only give you extra space but also enhance your living space on your property. A loft conversion price depends on many factors such as type of the conversion, type of the roof you have, type of the lighting you want in the loft, the type of windows required, the size of the project, fixtures and fittings, nature of the exterior, client's personal requirements and the site's location. If you want to know the exact cost of your Loft Conversion in Aperfield, you will need to book a site survey or send us your drawings and our loft specialist will review them and get back to you with a quotation.
If you would like to discuss the ways in which a Loft Conversion could enhance your Aperfield home, call us on 0208 1020 675 or email to ask us any questions.