Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions London
If you're after some extra space in your home then, depending on your roof structure, a loft conversion could be the project for you. Loft conversions can involve complex construction work so don't attempt it yourself unless you are fully competent at DIY.
Converting Your London, Greater London Loft
Costs for your loft conversion will be higher if you're making significant changes to the size of the roof space and are adding a bathroom.
Cost-effective loft conversions are a cheaper way of expanding the size of your home as in comparison to a full extension or moving home completely, the cost of a loft conversion comes in a lot cheaper. Adding a loft conversion that includes a bathroom and a double bedroom would typically add around 20% to the value of a three-bed, one-bathroom property. Converting your loft with Loft Conversions London is often one of the easiest and cheapest ways to boost the square footage of your home.
You Need Planning Permission In London
You will need planning permission if you are altering the roof height or shape (which may be the case if you have to raise it for headroom) but Loft Conversions London can advise you on this. Deciding to convert your loft requires careful consideration of your roof structure, heating and insulation. Under regulations that came into effect from 1 October 2008 a loft conversion or small dormer extension is considered a permitted development, and generally does not require planning permission.
If your conversion does need planning permission, get your application in early to avoid delaying work. Loft Conversions London will tell you that there is a need for a suitable tie between the roof structure and the dwarf wall formed, to prevent the roof spreading. For more insight into what to expect from a loft conversion, and what pitfalls to avoid, contact the team at Loft Conversions London.
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Different Types Of Loft Conversions London Loft Conversions
There are two different types of loft conversions - ones that require no change to the loft structure, and ones that do. The mansard type of roof will offer maximum conversion space because it projects the maximum available head height, thus giving a greater usable floor area.