Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Bournemouth
A loft conversion will be less expensive than moving to a larger house (and moving will always involve costs that cannot be recouped). 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 Bournemouth, Dorset 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. In addition to offering valuable extra living space, loft conversions give one of the best returns on investment you can get when it comes to extending, with research 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 Bournemouth
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. Not all loft conversions will need planning permission, but it will be required if you're extending or changing the roof space and it exceeds certain limits and conditions. In most cases, loft conversions tend to be considered permitted development, but your design will need to adhere to a number of specified parameters.
Comparing the quoted cost of your loft conversion, plus the value of your home, with the cost of moving to a larger house in the same area is a worthwhile practice in assessing the benefits of converting the space. Loft Conversions Bournemouth 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. For more insight into what to expect from a loft conversion, and what pitfalls to avoid, contact the team at Loft Conversions Bournemouth.
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Different Types Of Loft Conversions Bournemouth Loft Conversions
The kind of Loft Conversions Bournemouth loft conversion you settle on depends on different 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.