How much value can a Loft Conversion in Great Dunmow add in 2024?

A loft conversion in Great Dunmow is a fantastic opportunity to boost the value of your home without the need to relocate. Did you know that converting your loft in Great Dunmow can add as much as 25% in value to the property, which ensures a profitable investment in the long run. In some suburbs of Great Dunmow, where space is limited, loft conversions have become the preferred choice for families seeking to enhance their homes. Not only is it a more cost-effective alternative to moving, but it also provides the added benefit of expanding your living space.

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We believe Great Dunmow is a fantastic area to live in if you wish to feel settled for a variety of reasons. The sense of community spirit is an important reason in why many individuals feel at ease in Great Dunmow. Another critical issue is the value of green areas, and it is simple to see why so many people are seeking for houses with nice outdoor spaces nearby.

Your budget and the sort of home you can afford are important factors to consider. You must also consider factors such as transportation and education. We feel, however, that it is critical that you locate an area where you are glad to reside.

So, if you have a house in Great Dunmow and you want to settle there but there’s not enough space in your house, a Loft Conversion is very much recommended. 

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Bespoke loft conversions in Great Dunmow

We specialise in high-quality custom Loft Conversions across Great Dunmow and around . We have built numerous bespoke loft conversions in Great Dunmow which are fully tailored to the client's personal requirements and preferences. Our Loft Conversions in Great Dunmow allow families to add habitable space to their homes without the need to move home.


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Great Dunmow Loft Conversions

We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in Great Dunmow, 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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Our latest Loft Conversions in Great Dunmow

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


Loft Conversion Process

Our step by step process for Loft Conversion in Great Dunmow

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.


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.


What can we do for your Property in Great Dunmow?

If you would like to discuss the ways in which a Loft Conversion could enhance your Great Dunmow home, call us on 020 3951 8426 or email to ask us any questions. For a free site survey and design consultation please fill out the form on the right and our team will get back to you as quickly as possible.

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How to start planning for a loft conversion in Great Dunmow?

Do you want to make additional room in your Great Dunmow house? A loft conversion may add an extra dimension to your home, and provide you with a much-needed second bedroom or family area while also dramatically increasing the value of your property. There are, however, numerous factors to make when designing your loft conversion, some of which may have a significant effect on the expense of your project.

Fireproofing your loft in Great Dunmow

When you decide to add a second floor to a two-story house, fire safety becomes a major aspect of your planning. Depending on the elevation of your home, you may be unable to securely use an escape window. In this example, your structure must have a certified escape route. A smoke alarm should also be fitted on your floor. Speak with a professional to confirm that your ideas are legal.

Is it possible to raise the roof for a loft conversion?

Many homeowners are astonished to learn how little standing room they would have in their loft once it has been transformed. To construct a big space that meets your demands, you may need to lift the roof, which may be expensive and would require planning clearance. Many terraced and semi-detached residences have restrictions prohibiting homeowners from elevating their roofs in order to avoid disturbing their neighbors.

How to get approval for converting your loft?

Many loft conversions involve planning approval if they modify the shape or height of your house; however, a recent change in planning legislation means that you can still convert your home in specifically authorized conditions. Obtaining building regulation approval is critical for your project, and the rule is not a 'one size fits all' approach, so seek professional help or advice from your local authorities - and keep in mind that if your property is terraced or semi-detached, you may be required to notify your neighbors.

How can you naturally light up your converted loft in Great Dunmow?

Consider introducing as much light as possible to your loft conversion. Why not go all out and make one of your walls practically totally glass for a high-end finish? This will guarantee that your loft conversion becomes a focal point of your house and a space worth visiting.

If not enough windows are installed to loft areas after conversion, they may remain gloomy and dirty. You don't even need to add windows; simply utilizing translucent materials for the walls instead of bricks and mortar would instantly brighten your loft. Translucent construction materials not only make rooms and houses lighter, but they also make a statement in terms of design.

Consider what you intend to use your loft conversion for and how much light is necessary to make that idea a reality during the planning stage. If the loft conversion will be used as a living area, light is necessary; if it will be used as an additional bedroom, light is less critical.

Can you possibly convert your loft into a home office?

Of course, with so much demand for office space in the house, loft conversions are a terrific option. This is particularly true if your loft isn't the largest. You may design a modest office area for yourself that seems like your own personal getaway.

White or bright walls and as much natural light as possible are the greatest ways to assist create the appearance of space in small places. It's also crucial to consider the practicalities since the area must fit your desk, storage, printing, and internet and phone signal boosters.

One of the benefits of setting up your home office in the rafters is the solitude and quiet it provides. You don't have to be distracted by what's going on outside your window or if there are any vehicles parked outside. The loft office area allows you to adjust your focus for optimal work - with a few procrastination excursions below thrown in for good measure!

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 in Great Dunmow 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 a Loft Conversion in Great Dunmow 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 in Great Dunmow?

    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 my Great Dunmow 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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How will a custom Loft Conversion make a difference to your Great Dunmow home

Save Money on Moving Home

Save Money on Moving Home

Increase Value of Home

Increase Value of Home

Add Something New to your House

Add Something New to your House

Increase your House Living Space

Increase your House Living Space

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