Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Warrington
Thinking of converting your loft? Depending on the roof structure and planning constraints, a loft conversion is a straightforward way of extending your home.
Converting Your Warrington, Cheshire Loft
Loft conversion costs will vary depending on size, whether you'll need to alter its structure for staircase access, the type of conversion you're going for and where you live in the country.
You can use your loft conversion for a variety of purposes and they are extremely versatile as an extra bedroom and bathroom, as a lounge or additional living area, as an office or even a gym or home cinema. 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 Warrington is often one of the easiest and cheapest ways to boost the square footage of your home.
You Need Planning Permission In Warrington
Planning permission typically covers how the work will look externally and how it affects the property and any neighbouring dwellings. Loft Conversions Warrington can tell you that not all loft conversions need planning permission. 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.
Once you have chosen a builder or loft conversion company like Loft Conversions Warrington, make sure you get your quote and, most importantly, what is included, in writing, so you won't get a nasty surprise. To maximise energy efficiency for your loft conversion, the roof space should be made as airtight as possible, and to counter this it is essential to introduce controlled ventilation to prevent the risk of condensation and maintain good air quality. For more insight into what to expect from a loft conversion, and what pitfalls to avoid, speak to a Loft Conversions Warrington expert.
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Different Types Of Loft Conversions Warrington Loft Conversions
Traditional frame type roof structures are often the most suitable type for loft conversions, allowing the space to be opened up relatively easily and inexpensively. A mansard roof will offer optimum conversion space for a loft because it projects the maximum available head height, thus giving a greater usable floor area.