Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Cheltenham
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. Because most loft conversions do not require planning permission, they are often considered to be one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways of adding living space and value to your house.
Converting Your Cheltenham, Gloucestershire 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.
Simple to carry out loft conversions are relatively hassle-free to complete – they can usually be done in a week or two. As well as offering valuable extra living space, loft conversions provide one of the best returns on investment you can get when it comes to extending, with experts suggesting they add the most value to your home in comparison to the cost. Converting your loft from a dank storage area to a desirable living space is one the quickest and cheapest ways to add extra room and value to your home.
You Need Planning Permission In Cheltenham
A front aspect roof dormer, increasing the roof height beyond original build height, listed buildings or construction in a conservation area would require planning permission. Deciding to convert your loft requires careful consideration of your roof structure, heating and insulation. In most cases, loft conversions tend to be considered permitted development, but your design will need to adhere to a number of specified parameters.
Trusses are typically used with thinner timbers and while the prefabrication method results in a faster installation time, they often require additional support during a loft conversion. Loft Conversions Cheltenham 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. Call us today on 01242 374 278 for more insight into what to expect from a loft conversion, and what pitfalls to avoid.
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Different Types Of Loft Conversions Cheltenham Loft Conversions
The type of loft conversion you settle on can depend on many things; the most important being how much you want to spend. A mansard roof will have maximum conversion space for lofts because it projects the maximum available head height, thus giving a greater usable floor area.