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 Vauxhall'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 Vauxhall.
If the return on your investment is your top priority for doing a loft conversion be mindful that, not all home upgrades are made equal. Some may look appealing to you as the present owner but may do more harm than good to the value of your home. When it comes to funding a large home renovation, most of us have limited money, and the decision is usually between making a few cosmetic adjustments here and there or going for one significant upgrade - usually an extension to the current liveable area.
There are four basic types of loft conversions, and the costs vary greatly depending on which one you select. The simplest and least disruptive alternative is a "roof light conversion," which consists of installing a skylight window, laying a floor, decorating, and installing a staircase. The "dormer loft conversion" is the most typical style, which is an extension of the existing roof with vertical walls that provide floor area and allow for windows. Owners of detached and semi-detached homes might choose a "hip-to-gable" conversion, in which one of the roof's sides is replaced with a vertical end wall, boosting internal space. A "mansard roof conversion" substantially modifies the look of a house, with sloping walls and a flat roof.
Most loft conversions do not require planning approval since they are authorized development rights. They must produce up to 40 cubic meters of extra room for terraced houses or 50 cubic meters for detached and semi-detached buildings to qualify. You will require listed building approval from the local planning authority if you live in a listed building. Planning clearance is normally required for those in a conservation area, an area of exceptional natural beauty, or a national park. Everyone will require building regulations permission to ensure that the addition conforms with the law in terms of fire safety, access, and floor strength, among other things. An inspector will assess the work at various stages and provide a completion certificate at the end. Builders or architects can assist in submitting designs for construction rules and obtaining permission.
A loft conversion can be utilized for almost any purpose. You may want to utilize the area as a home office or a hobby room, in which case enough natural light will be required. This will need careful consideration of how and where you place your roof windows. This might entail installing a new bathroom, wetroom, or en-suite. The most dependable strategy to boost value and sellability is to define the space as a valued, usable area, such as a new bedroom.
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 Vauxhall, 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 Vauxhall home, call us on 0208 1020 675 or email to ask us any questions. For a free site survey and design consultation please fill out the form on the right and our team will get back to you as quickly as possible.