Loft Conversion Hints and Tips

Advantages of a loft conversion

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  • No loss of garden space.
  • Avoid the time and cost of moving home.
  • Can provide previously unavailable views.
  • Potential to add value to your home.

 

Disadvantages of a loft conversion

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  • Loss of space for stair on floor below loft conversion.
  • Possible limit of ceiling height.

 

 

Things to consider

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  • Are there any fixed items in the loft? (Boiler, water tanks) Can these be relocated?
  • What will I use the space for?
  • Is there sufficient height for a room?
  • How will I gain access to the conversion?
  • If bathrooms or en-suites are required how will I get drainage to these?
  • Dormers or roof windows?
  • How much will my loft conversion cost? Use Do I Need Permissions online quick loft conversion cost calculator to find out what your conversion might cost.
  • Do I need planning permission for loft conversion?
  • Do I need building warrant for loft conversion?

Things to remember

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  • You should NOT start any works until all your permissions are in place.
  • Always use a professional to assist you with planning and building warrant applications.
  • Always get at least 3 quotes for any works. The cheapest is not necessarily the best.
  • Always check customer reviews for any company you use.
  • Remember to apply for your completion certificate once your works are completed. You should keep this completion certificate safe with your property title deeds as it may be required should you sell your house.

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Further information on Loft Conversions

 Do I Need Planning Permission For A Loft Conversions

 

Do I Need Building Warrant for a Loft Conversion

 

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