Every house has a certain special something about itself. The kitchen is special because it provides food so we transform it in the easiest and most convenient manner. Then there are the bedrooms which we design based on our needs and requirements, then we have those extra rooms for specific needs, And then there is unutilized space in your loft which is the perfect example of a waste of space. Loft conversions are one way of utilising the waste space transforming it into a fully functional room.
Research has proved that converting your loft space can add value to your home and increase its original value by at least 20 to 25%. Not only is the loft conversion making a dead space alive but also adding a really good value to your home. With efficient use of space it also boosts the proportions of the room providing enough space for storage and furniture, as well as providing you with the room of your choice with all the requirements. We at loft conversion Lambeth strive to deliver just that.
To begin the conversion of your loft for starters you need to know what kind of design you would want it to turn out to be. You need to consider the layout of how everything would be required to be placed at the storage places be at the placement of the bed or even a bathroom if required. You will have to discuss the blueprint properly and thoroughly for designing the perfect loft. We will consider all of your design with the necessary requirements and provide the inputs and alternative solutions if required. We believe in providing the best and most efficient services to deliver the room of your choice to you. You can be completely assured of hanging over your complete project to us. With your design and our inputs, we will build your loft into the room of your choice. We will have our architects who will inspect the space and help in delivering the best conversion.
Most of the houses in London have limited spaces and hence loft conversions come as a boon for them.You might be confused and wondering if your loft is suitable for conversion. Here are a few tips that you can use-
The headspace: Your loft needs a minimum of at least 2.3 metres of height to convert it into a room. There is a limitation while we are discussing the conversion of the loft. There are other hurdles as well that can affect the conversion of your loft such as the chimneys, water tanks in your loft or even the pitch of the roof. But, when there is a problem there is a solution.
The alternative for you if you have a roof space less than 2.3 metre is that one we can choose to remove a section of the roof or maybe the whole roof in order to increase the headspace. This might add a little cost and also requires planning permission from the council in order to pursue the conversion.
Another alternative for a low lying roof, you can choose to lower the ceilings of the rooms that are present below in order to increase the headspace and meet the requirement of 2.3m in height. Again this can be costly and would also require you to move out of the house for the time being. In case you are confused about the conversion you can choose to look around your neighbourhood since several families choose to go for loft conversions. If you happen to see someone with a similar structure as yours, you can more likely understand how you can go about the conversion.
There are different kinds of loft conversions that you can go for that can provide you with the room of your choice.
When it comes to Dormer conversion, it is one of the most popular types of loft conversion. It provides the maximum space for your property. In such a conversion, the dormer is built out of the slopes of the roof and does not require planning permission.
This kind of loft conversion is carried out on the properties that have a hipped roof. These hipped roofs are extended into a gable roof providing you and extending internal loft space. It provides a full headroom along with good space for you to have.
In this kind of loft conversion, one or both of the ropes are replaced with a flat roof to create sufficient space for you. This kind of conversion might need you to ask for permission from the council. This conversion alters the structure of the sloping roof to a nearly straight slope.
Velux loft conversion is one of the simplest and cost-effective loft conversions that one can have. If you're looking for maximizing your space then the Velux loft conversion might be the best option for you.
With this kind of loft conversion, you can have the largest internal space with additional headroom. This provides you with the possibility to include more than one room in the same loft space. L shape conversions generally do not need any planning permission.
You can choose to have any kind of loft conversion, however, the kind of roof you have does determine the kind of roof is possible for you to have. There are many different kinds of loft conversions available that could be carried out on your properties. However, there are factors that will determine the kind that will be suitable for your home.
You can choose to have windows added to your conversions.
Skylights and roof lights - are an ideal way to improve the natural lighting in your room. You can choose to have a skylight fitted into your loft, which will be planned before the whole conversion takes place. The skylight can be fitted into the roof by removing the tiles and battens. Such kinds of windows are the most cost-effective as well as easy to install without any requirement for permissions.
Dormer windows - tend to add a lot of space to your loft conversion. They also provide a lot of natural light and are very effective as well as efficient. These windows can be used with insert conversion type as well as with hip to gable conversion.
The windows play a very important role in deciding what kind of roof you should go for. For example, if you have a long and shallow room then it will be suitable to have windows that are equally spaced along its length as for a narrow deeper room we can provide a single big window so as to keep the flow.
Most of the properties in London are lacking space; an extra bedroom or a bathroom is a boon for the home. The loft conversion is an ideal way to add balance to your house. your love can provide you with one of the greatest views from your home.
Lambeth is a small beautiful district in South London, England. It is the home to the Lambeth palace surrounded by residential and commercialized buildings providing it with a modernised serene view. These windows can provide you with the perfect view of your home.
You can choose to convert your loft space into a home office but could provide you with the perfect space for work from home with all of your documents and necessary equipment placed in one room. You can convert your room into a playroom or a game room, it feels good to have a game night now and then with your family and friends to enjoy some quality time in the comfort of your home.There are several possibilities to turn your loft. it could be a personalized room of your choice at a meditation room at the gym, a walk-in closet, a full-fledged bathroom, a guest room or even a home theatre.
Loft conversion Lambeth can make your house more energy-efficient. you can choose to have insulation installed in your home with the standard requirements. There are two kinds of roofing solutions one is cold roof insulation and the second is warm roof insulation, and these will bring down the energy cost of your home.
Loft conversions Lambeth aims to provide you with high quality and top-notch services to deliver you the perfect transformation of your loft into the perfect functional space.
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 Lambeth 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 Lambeth 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 Lambeth. 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.