Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Portsmouth
A loft conversion with Loft Conversions Portsmouth is less expensive than moving to a larger house (and moving will always involve costs that cannot be recouped). Loft conversions can involve complex construction work so don't attempt it yourself unless you are fully competent at DIY.
Converting Your Portsmouth, Hampshire Loft
If you want design fees for your loft conversion included within your loft company's quote as well as construction costs, this is easy with Loft Conversions Portsmouth.
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. Ready-made loft conversions, made off-site and craned into position are quick and will reduce labour costs, which can be beneficial if you live in an area where labour costs are higher. Converting your loft is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to boost the square footage of your home in Portsmouth.
You Need Planning Permission In Portsmouth
If you plan on extending beyond the limits and conditions of your property or if it is listed or located in a conservation area, then you will need to apply for planning permission. Deciding to convert your loft requires careful consideration of your roof structure, heating and insulation but our team at Loft Conversions Portsmouth are here to help.. 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 you are carrying out loft conversion works and are managing the project yourself, you should arrange conversion insurance to cover the new works and the existing structure. If your loft doesn't have enough headroom for the conversion then the roof will need to be raised or the floor below lowered. For more insight into what to expect from a loft conversion, and what pitfalls to avoid, speak to a Loft Conversions Portsmouth expert.
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Different Types Of Loft Conversions Portsmouth Loft Conversions
Traditional frame type roof structures are usually the most suited for loft conversions, as they allow 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.