Diy Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Portsmouth
A loft conversion is well worth considering if you need an affordable solution to creating more space in your property. It isn't a straightforward project but you can find out what would be involved in DIY loft conversions. Extensions normally increase the heat load requirement of a house and so the boiler has to be upgraded, but a loft conversion may require little extra capacity as the space will be well insulated and can actually improve the overall energy efficiency of the house.
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The walls and dormer window structures of your conversion will need insulating with similar products before they are plaster boarded.
Before going too far into planning your loft conversion project, we suggest you carry out a brief survey that checks things like access, fire safety and mains access. It's worth having a small contingency fund in place in case of unforeseen problems or overruns, but in general a loft conversion will be highly rewarding, adding usable space and value to your home.
Types Of Portsmouth, Hampshire Loft Conversions
Internal loft conversions are usually the cheapest option and require minimum building intervention. You will need to hire a designer and some types of conversion require planning permission approval so you will need to factor in the design cost as well as the cost of the planning application.
Full removal and build loft conversions will give you the most flexibility but they are the most complex and tend to have the highest costs. The average dormer loft conversion from Loft Conversions Portsmouth that comes with a double bedroom and en suite costs about £35,000 – £45,000.
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Portsmouth, Hampshire Loft Conversions
Here at Loft Conversions Portsmouth we can tell you everything you need to know about loft conversion including design considerations, costing, planning and building regulations. We suggest that you appoint a specialist loft conversion company like Loft Conversions Portsmouth before you even start your project.