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Bespoke loft conversions in Brentwood

Loft Conversion London specialise in high-quality custom Loft Conversions across London and the home counties. We have built numerous bespoke loft conversions in Brentwood which are fully tailored to the client’s personal requirements and preferences.

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Types Of Lofts

Brentwood Loft Conversions

We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in Brentwood, which include, dormer, mansard, hip to gable, L-shaped and velux loft conversions. Our team of builders will transform your house, giving you more living space and thereby increasing the value of your property.

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Browse through our latest loft conversions and extensions in Brentwood to get an idea of what our specialist Loft Conversion team can build for you.

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Loft Conversion Process

Our step by step process for Loft Conversion in Brentwood

We try to keep the Loft Conversion process as simple as possible from conception to completion, always keeping you informed and involved in every step. Our process includes an initial survey and design followed by architectural drawings and structural calculations. Thereafter, we will quote based on the drawings. Once happy with our quote, our architects apply for planning permission and commence your building work and finally the completion of your new loft conversion. Our team is ready to discuss any aspect of the project in more detail at all times.

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Creating More Space For You

Whether your family is growing, renting out a room in your property, or simply want a new study or office, a loft conversion is an ideal solution to maximise space in your house. This is a cost-effective alternative to moving and will increase the value of your property when you decide to sell in the future. No matter the project size, we will build you a loft that reflects your style and meets your lifestyle’s needs.

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LOFT CONVERSION BRENTWOOD

We're all looking for changes or improvements to make our homes more fashionable and elegant in some way. Often it's to make room for our families, and other times it's to boost the property's value. A loft conversion would be the most practical approach for this. Loft Conversion London is here to assist you with anything you need to know before deciding to get a loft conversion completed.

Rather than stretching your way out into the open, a loft conversion is becoming popular because it allows the most efficient use of "dead" space to create an extra room. It's a common way to make more room and eliminate awkward corners in your home. It's done in almost every country on the planet. The conversion can be easy and require little construction, or it can be complex and require a lot of disturbance if the room is big. Since most of the structure is already in place, converting a loft is often less expensive per square meter than building a traditional extension.

We have a wide variety of loft conversion services, we recommend appropriate conversions based on the available space and the type of requirement. You may need to knock down a wall and rebuild it differently or need to adjust the ceilings in certain conversions.

Brief about BRENTWOOD

Brentwood is the perfect choice for those looking for a posh and peaceful place to call home. It is well-connected to the rest of the country by road and rail and is located in an attractive part of Essex. It has some assets that are a bit more expensive than most people would like to spend, but the quality of life there is very worth it. It is one of the most popular choices for its suburban style, as it is surrounded by lush greenery and other attractions.

It is one of the safest places in the city, with a low crime rate. The town is devoid of significant economic disparities in lifestyle or undesirable neighborhoods. Due to its transport links and proximity to a variety of interesting elements, the town center is a very desirable place to live. The prices of the properties in the region are relatively low, given all of these are amenities. Buying a home here, if you can find one, might be a valuable asset and investment.

WHY CHOOSE LOFT CONVERSION?

Which would you prefer:  working with what you already have or purchasing something completely new at a much higher cost? If you, like a wise citizen, choose the first choice, a loft conversion is a way to go.  The loft conversion will be the best investment of your life by boosting the value of your home by around 20%.


SERVICES OFFERED AT LOFT CONVERSION BRENTWOOD, LONDON

Loft conversion Brentwood can support you with virtually any kind of loft conversion, and we can even offer professional advice after assessing the loft conversion criteria and needs.

When considering a loft conversion, is a lengthy process that necessitates your undivided attention. And when it comes to preparation, we're the experts. There will be no compromises, just white-hat ideas, and suggestions for your problems. Our corporate strategy includes consumer and employee transparency. We'll take care of it, and you won't have to worry about it.

Experts from a variety of fields work diligently to ensure everything is just as you want. We ensure that our customers are very satisfied because if they are, we are as well.

We are always willing to transform your dreams into reality and assist you in converting your lofts innovatively and exclusively, even in ways you never imagined.


BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR A LOFT CONVERSION

While planning a loft conversion, there are a few crucial steps to remember. When converting any form of loft space, the preliminary planning will assist you in getting the most out of your investment. First and foremost, scaffolding is something that should be prioritized. The team determines where scaffolding should be erected first, and then the job is completed. A solid floor ensures a strong foundation for the entire building, which is accomplished by gaining access through the rooftop and then installing steel beams. To approve the additional improvements, an inspection of the building is always performed. A building inspector is in charge of the alteration process and grants approval if needed. After deciding on a dormer/mansard or hip to gable frame as the loft-type, the second inspection takes place where the role of fitting insulation and partitions is defined by the building regulations. The installation of the doors and windows will be the next step. The electrical work begins with the creation of an opening on the floor for the staircase. Switches, ports, electrical wiring, and other electrical work are completed first, followed by the plumbing work, which includes the installation of radiators and bathroom facilities. The flooring and skirting are installed according to the client's preferences. After all of the preceding measures are completed, a final review of the building and safety procedures such as fire regulations is performed.


COST VALUE OF A LOFT CONVERSION IN BRENTWOOD

Typical loft conversion costs about £40,000 to £70,000 on average, including VAT and fee payments. This expense varies depending on the size of the loft and the loft conversion's complexity. We make certain that you invest as little as possible. We guarantee that our clients' budgets are tailored to their specific requirements and financial constraints. We are available for negotiations and customizations at any time.

TIME-FRAME REQUIRED FOR A LOFT CONVERSION

It's difficult to estimate how long the process would take to complete. The type of loft you select, the materials used in the loft, the type of staircase and plumbing, the number of rooms needed, the number of windows that must be built, and a variety of other factors all decide how long it takes to complete a loft conversion. Since there are so many options for loft conversions, calculating how long it would take to complete one is difficult. Loft conversions are usually completed in eight to ten weeks.

In the first week, the work inside the loft and outside your home is done. To gain full access to space, scaffolding is installed and a hole is cut in the roof. The roof will be strengthened and more structure will be added to give it more strength if required until all of the materials are ready.

The next few weeks will be spent laying the floor in the assigned loft space and starting the dormer building. Within this timeline, the external roof work will be finished, and the electrical and plumbing work will begin. Then roof windows, insulation, and ventilation work, as well as internal stud walls, are installed. The plaster and plasterboard will be applied to the loft room walls after six to seven weeks. After breaking a space opening, the new staircase will be added to the room. The stairwell will be plastered after that. At the end of this week, the builder will begin specific decorating of your loft. In eight to ten weeks, your loft will be completed.


THINGS TO BE NOTED WHILE PLANNING A LOFT CONVERSION

If you're thinking of having a loft conversion completed at your home, make sure you've done your homework. A well-planned loft can increase the expense and architectural value of your home tenfold, while a shoddy and unplanned loft can deplete your bank account like nothing else. A well-done loft conversion can provide a 50 percent to 75 percent return on investment, according to statistics, particularly if it's converted into a bedroom or bathroom.

Adding an ensuite bedroom and bathroom to an existing space could cost a little more than simply enclosing the space into, say, a room that could be used as a home office or storage space, but you are effectively adding a room count to your existing investment. Your already well-designed ‘two-bedroom with a bath' home can now be classified as a ‘three-bedroom, two-bath,' contributing significantly to its sale or rental appeal.


It is now critical to not only consult a properly licensed architect and/or contractor regularly to create something exceptional from the unused property, but also to keep the local realtor who decides market demand on hand. Keep in mind that loft conversions are typically, but not always, smaller spaces, so demand will likely be higher in urban areas where space is already limited. A loft conversion is likely only worthwhile if completed properly, but in the end, all you need to do is conduct a thorough market analysis to ensure that your investment is worthwhile.

Even if you are staying in the local area, taking a step up the property ladder to obtain the coveted extra space can be well worth it, and frankly, we'd be more than happy to provide you with a no-obligation appraisal on your property and advice you on the types of loft conversions that homes like yours would require.

There are a few costs associated with moving (such as solicitor's fees and stamp duty) that must be measured against the cost of completing a loft conversion. We might be able to point you in the direction of recommended solicitors and independent financial advisors based on our local knowledge.

Loft Conversion Brentwood adds an extra layer of security by strengthening the space and the flooring, as well as following protocols that go beyond and beyond the basic safety guidelines. And if a natural disaster occurs, we ensure that the roof remains intact and the ceiling does not collapse.

SUMMARY

Loft Conversion Brentwood claims that converting a loft is more than just an interior change. It's an investment that can transform your existing space. Planning is the most important step in this process, and it can only be done with the help of a specialized team. A well-designed loft would increase profit value while also providing additional space. A badly designed loft, on the other hand, could jeopardize the residence's safety and undermine the house's structural strength. As a result, it's important to seek the advice of a professional.

FAQ's about Loft Conversion answered

Do you have a question about Loft Conversions? We're here to help. Contact our team at Loft Conversion London

  • How can I find out if my Loft can be Converted?

    The minimum height required for a Loft Conversion is 2.2m (from the floor to the highest point in your loft). If you do not have the required height, your ceilings can be lowered on your first floor.

  • How long does a Loft Conversion take to Complete?

    This depends on the size and type of Loft, most loft conversions take around 10-12 weeks. We can give you a more accurate estimation when we see your property.

  • How much does Loft Conversion Cost?

    Loft Conversion cost is determined by the size and type of the project, the features you would like, etc. Our architect will help you achieve the best use of your space within your budget. Most Lofts cost between £25,000 and £60,000.

  • Will I need to move out during the Loft Conversion?

    No - it's safe to carry on living in your house. Our team starts from the scaffolding before the stairs go in. We always try to limit the disruption during the construction process.

  • Do I need planning permission for a loft conversion?

    Loft Conversions usually fall under the permitted development category therefore planning permission is not normally required. There are some exceptions like conservation areas, flats, or listed buildings. Our in-house surveyors can advise further on planning permission. For more info read our Planning Permission blog.

  • What is a party wall agreement and will I need one for a loft conversion?

    A party wall agreement is also known as PWA is required if you own semi-detached or terraced property. In simple words, if you are working within or near your neighbor’s boundary then you will need a party wall agreement in place. Click here for more info.

  • Does a loft conversion add value to a home?

    Yes - it will add from 15% to 25% upwards depending on the size, design, and type of Loft. Read more about adding value here.

  • Will my Loft Conversion be subject to Building regulations?

    Yes, all Loft conversions require building regulation approval from the local authority. These regulations are important to ensure the safety measures are in place and they set a protocol of construction and design to follow.

  • Can I use my own plans?

    Absolutely yes, we will work with you to achieve your dream new living space.

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