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 Forest Hill'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 Forest Hill.
The obvious solution is a loft conversion. This provides design versatility, allowing you to add the necessary amount of extra room to your home. Depending on the circumstances, your loft may be appropriate for conversion. These include the roof construction and height, as well as the feasibility of building a staircase.
A loft conversion has several benefits. It is less likely to require planning approval and will not affect the size of the area. Here are the criteria that make your loft in Forest Hill suitable for conversion: Roof height, pitch, and total space: measure from the floor to ceiling at the loft's tallest point.
There are workarounds for insufficient head height, but they can be difficult and costly. Raising the roof or lowering the ceiling of the room below, for example. In addition, consider the overall available space. Consider if it is habitable and where the stairs may go. Traditional rafters or contemporary trussed roof structures? The former, which is characteristic of pre-1960s residences, is more suited for conversion. Rafters run along the roof's edge, creating extra hollow space below. Keep in mind that they may still require strengthening or further support.
A trussed roof will necessitate structural reinforcements (for example, the insertion of steel beams between load-bearing walls) since these supports go across the cross-section of the loft, increasing the cost of your project. Consider additional characteristics that might cause issues, such as a chimney stack in the loft. Your present water tank/plumbing system may also need the conversion to a sealed system.
However, don't assume that the value added to your house will always outweigh the expense of the conversion. You must first conduct extensive research on other surrounding homes. Examine the maximum price of comparable-sized homes on the block. Compare this to the present worth of your property, the cost of the repairs, and the extra square footage.
The access stairs are an important early necessity of your loft conversion project. Your steps must be both functional and affordable in terms of space, as well as visually appealing. With hundreds of loft conversions under our belt, we are experts at creating stairs that match your home while also meeting your specific demands. When you choose Loft Conversions Company for your new loft conversion, we will go through all of your options for how your loft conversion will be done on our first visit.
The average cost of a Loft Conversion in Forest Hill 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 Forest Hill, 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 Forest Hill home, call us on 0208 1020 675 or email to ask us any questions.