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 Ardleigh Green'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 Ardleigh Green.
There are several reasons why you would wish to convert your loft in Ardleigh Green or the nearby districts. Many individuals wish to extend their homes in order to accommodate every member of the family. Loft conversions are also ideal for making gaming or hobby areas for the whole family to enjoy. You might also use it as your personal safe haven where you can work away from noise and interruptions. Loft conversions increase the value of a property, so many people do them for that reason. You may also wish to examine loft conversions due to their distinct advantages over other methods of increasing space. It takes less time to finish than other ways and does not require a garden. Moving into a new house is a great approach to saving money. It's also less of a problem because you may not require authorization from the authorities, and your garden will not be harmed.
Several studies have identified loft conversions as one of the greatest methods to increase the value of a home. According to Nationwide Building Society research, the addition of a loft conversion may increase the value of a property by up to 20%.
With Rooflight loft conversion the existing roof space will be transformed with roof lights to avoid expanding the volume of the roof, added to the front and back. Windows can be added to the gable walls as an option. Rooflight conversion is the most cost-effective sort of loft conversion since it requires the least amount of changes. Dormer conversion, in this case, will be inserting dormer windows into the pitched roof plane to expand the amount of space accessible to you at the front, sides, or rear. We may also make use of the entire width of the roof to create a wide enough space with enough headroom. Hip-to-gable conversion; if your roof slopes down to the eaves on both sides, it is a 'hipped' roof. To make greater room within a hipped roof, a gable wall can be utilized to replace one or more hips. Gable-to-gable conversion entails erecting the gable wall and rebuilding the roof at the rear to raise the pitch and make it almost vertical up to the ceiling height. The end effect is a windowed wall. When your home is a terraced house, this form of loft conversion is employed. Mansard conversion entails removing your whole roof and replacing it with a box-like structure. This is equivalent to building a story with near vertical tile-hung walls. We'll build a nearly flat roof on top of the new building. Is there any type of property where a loft conversion would not be feasible? Converting most types of dwellings would be straightforward.
Unless you are extending the roof space or exceeding specified limits, such as any dormer being higher than the current highest part of the roof, or you live in a conservation area, planning permission is usually not required. To understand what you are allowed to do, check permitted development guidelines with your local planning department. Building codes apply to loft conversions to ensure, for example, that the structural strength of the new floor is adequate, that the stability of the existing structure is not jeopardized, that stairs to the new floor are safely designed, and that reasonable sound insulation exists between the conversion and the rooms below. You may also be required to follow fire safety regulations.
The average cost of a Loft Conversion in Ardleigh Green 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 Ardleigh Green, 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 Ardleigh Green home, call us on 0208 1020 675 or email to ask us any questions.