Loft conversions are the new trend now and these loft conversions can be seen in almost all modern cities. These loft conversions have become so popular because of the benefits they offer. Getting a loft conversion is a better option when you are looking for creating some additional space. It is very expensive to construct a new floor or to shit to a new place. Getting a loft conversion is a simple and effective solution. These loft conversions come in different styles and you also have an option to choose a style that would suit your house. The cost of getting this loft conversion would depend on the size of the room and the style you choose.
There are many agencies that offer loft conversion services but not all of them offer to work on all styles of loft conversions. We at Loft conversion London have specialists who can work on almost all types and build any style of loft conversion you want. The house should also support certain plans and if the roof of the house or the walls are too weak, then it becomes to implement certain styles of loft conversions.
If you are looking for getting a loft conversion in Haringey then you should consider hiring Loft conversion London. We at loft conversion London specialize in constructing the following styles of lofts.
A mansard loft conversion is also popular and this style of loft conversion involves changing the roof and extending the walls. The wall that is shared by the neighbors is called a party wall and this wall is raised while the roof remains flat, while one outer wall slopes gently inwards. The advantage of this style of loft conversion is that it creates plenty of space and there is also a lot of headroom within the room. This style also allows more sunlight to enter the room and creates a pleasing interior look. The cost of getting this mansard style of loft conversion is also low but you should select a good agent to undertake the construction. The drawbacks of this style of loft conversion are that it required planning permissions and it takes time to get these permissions.
A hip-to-gable loft conversion is one of the most complicated types of loft conversion and if you choose this style you should be very patient with the process and these conversions also cost a lot of money. The advantage of getting this style of loft conversion is that there is a lot of headspace within the room and it is aesthetically pleasing, as it blends in with the existing home. The cons of this style are that it is more expensive than other styles and this style can also make your house look different from all the other houses.
A dormer loft conversion is one of the most common and popular loft conversions and this is because of the simple design and the affordable price. A dormer loft conversion includes a structural extension that projects vertically from the slope of the existing roof, creating a box shape. This creates a dorm-like structure and hence it got the name dormer loft conversion. You can also have multiple dorms installed on the roof and the cost of getting these loft conversions depends on the number of dorms you are planning to install. The only drawback of getting this loft conversion is that it is not always the most aesthetically appealing choice.
A Velux loft conversion is the most simple loft conversion. This doesn't involve making any changes to the walls, ceiling, or the roof. This type of loft conversion is mostly suggested when the house doesn't require any changes and when you need the conversion to be done immediately. The other advantage of this style is that it takes a lot less time than other styles. A Velux type of loft conversion takes 4-5 weeks where other styles take 8-9 weeks.
The plans are essential while getting a loft conversion because when you have everything planned accordingly you can carry out all the required activities within time. The plans give a clear outlook on what is needed to be done and who needs to do what. Having proper plans also helps to get planning permissions easily, without proper plans the planning permissions can be denied and the whole project can come to a halt.
It is important to get these planning permissions because the local planning authorities should know about the changes that are made to a house and these planning authorities will determine if the construction is actually safe or not.
The two areas where you will incur the most expenses are while purchasing raw materials and while paying the agent who took care of the whole construction of teh loft conversion. You can save a lot of money in both these areas by doing proper research. This is why you should hire a company like Loft conversion London, we help you out by offering a fair price on the services and we have a well-developed network of wholesalers and retailers who give us special discounts on all the products. This way you can save a lot of money.
Before you get the construction services underway, you should check the strength of the ceiling and the floor. The floor and the ceiling might lose their strength over time because they are not exposed to any movement and when you suddenly convert them they can collapse. This is why you should check their strength and make changes if necessary. We at Loft conversion London make it a point to check the structural integrity because we even start making the plans. We care about our client's safety and safety is always our first priority.
Checking the wiring of the converted room is also essential. You might want a power outlet just by your bed but once the conversion is done. It is not possible to add any power outlets or make provisions for any changes. We at Loft conversion London ask for our client's preferences and make the plans accordingly. We also take care of the safety protocols and install safety equipment so that even if there is a fire or a short circuit, there is no damage to the property.
If you are planning to convert your loft into a bedroom you might need an attached bathroom. Installing this bathroom might be a challenge but when you hire Loft conversion London, our experts do complete this job with utmost perfection.
Once the whole construction work is done you should then pay attention to the interior and teh exterior design. If the interior and the exterior is not worked on, the house might look really off and when you step inside the loved room, you might not feel welcomed. We at loft conversion London have an expert group of interior and exterior designers and they can help by offering some brilliant ideas for both the interior and exterior.
This loft conversion is simple and is actually an investment. These conversions increase the property value by 5-6% immediately and you see a 2-3% increase in the property value. All the money you invested in the loft can be made back when you sell the property. The next best advantage is that you can convert this lofted room into anything you want, you can use it as an additional bedroom, gaming room, meditation room, fitness room, etc. This is why getting a loft conversion is very much advised.
Hip to Gable Loft Conversion extends your house on the sloping side by replacing the roof with a vertical wall called the Gable. This gives maximum internal head height and floor space. Hip to Gable loft conversions are ideal for Haringey homeowners with semi-detached, end of terraced, bungalows or detached properties. We provide full planning, design to build service.
Dormer Loft Conversion is the most popular type of Loft Conversion undertaken by Haringey homeowners. This is simply the extension of the existing roof vertically that allows extra additional floor space and headroom. There are height requirements of at least two metres or higher, with no need for planning permission in many cases.
Velux or Roof Light Loft Conversion is the simplest and economical of all Loft Conversions in Haringey. The roof of your house remains unchanged, we only install attractive Velux windows that bring in plenty of natural light. As the roof structure remains intact, no planning is required. Velux Loft Conversions require considerably less construction work compared to the others and are less disruptive too.