Mistakes People Make When Converting a Loft

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Here are a few of the most typical blunders people make... and how to avoid them!

Don't Assume Planning Permission Is Not Needed.

Most loft conversions are deemed permitted development. Therefore they don't require planning permission. Although there are always constraints and conditions to be aware of, most loft projects will not require authorization.

Some residential properties do not have planning permission for development. You will very certainly need to submit a comprehensive planning application in this situation.

If you're unsure whether or not your property requires planning clearance, contact your local council and inquire whether or not you need to apply. You may need to use it if you live in a maisonette, conservation area, period house, or flat.

Keep this in mind while you pay attention to and follow your area's permissible development laws. You'll eventually run into trouble if you go against them. For example, a neighbor may file a complaint with the city council about your project, or difficulty may occur if you want to sell your home.

Choosing The Wrong Roof For Your Design.

While a loft conversion may appear uncomplicated and straightforward, there's more to consider than whether you'll require a planning permit. There are other practical considerations to make, such as the sort of roof you choose for the converted loft. Many individuals are unaware that the roof determines the conversion's design. Some roofing materials are more adaptable than others. The sort of roof you have directly impacts the type of windows you can put in and other factors.

Then, depending on the type of room you're designing, you'll need to think about the layout of the loft area. It's also a good idea to hire an architect to go through the designs and search for flaws to avoid the issues down the road.

Do It Yourself.

Do not undertake a loft conversion on your own unless you are a professional Loft Conversion Company .An ordinary builder may not be familiar with all of the ins and outs of an attic conversion, so choose an expert to assist you. Many companies sell loft conversion kits that can get you up and running quickly, but they still advise you to hire a professional to help you with the project.

Carefully consider the plumbing.

Moving the plumbing to suit your new layout is another high Loft Conversion cost. Installing a new plumbing and drainage system can be expensive, so if you're building a new loft en-suite, ensure the soil pipe can connect to the existing lines on the side of your house. Although our plumber will design a new system if this is not possible, it is easier and less expensive to connect to the existing system.

Make use of a reputable contractor.

Our surveyor designs the blueprint for the whole project and includes a project manager to carry out the entire project successfully.

●  We always believe in doing best and complete the project within the given timeline

● With simpler constructions, we aim at achieving the project within a few weeks

At the end of the construction, we invite you to check the completed work properly. Also, we do an inspection to eliminate any issues. We handover all the required documents to you and hope that you will enjoy your new space to the fullest.

Looking to have a Loft Conversion? Contact us today to discuss your idea.


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