Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Watford
Thinking of converting your loft? Depending on the roof structure and planning constraints, a loft conversion is a straightforward way of extending your home.
Converting Your Watford, Hertfordshire Loft
Loft conversion costs will vary depending on size, whether you'll need to alter its structure for staircase access, the type of conversion you're going for and where you live in the country.
A loft conversion can increase the value of your property by as much as 15%. Adding a loft conversion that includes a bathroom and a double bedroom would typically add around 20% to the value of a three-bed, one-bathroom property. Converting your loft with Loft Conversions Watford is often one of the easiest and cheapest ways to boost the square footage of your home.
You Need Planning Permission In Watford
Planning permission typically covers how the work will look externally and how it affects the property and any neighbouring dwellings. Loft Conversions Watford can tell you that not all loft conversions need planning permission. Because most loft conversions are generally allowed under permitted development rights, there's no need to go through the lengthy process of obtaining planning permission.
Once you have chosen a builder or loft conversion company like Loft Conversions Watford, make sure you get your quote and, most importantly, what is included, in writing, so you won't get a nasty surprise. To maximise energy efficiency for your loft conversion, the roof space should be made as airtight as possible, and to counter this it is essential to introduce controlled ventilation to prevent the risk of condensation and maintain good air quality. Contact Loft Conversions Watford on 01923 372 532 for more insight into what to expect from a loft conversion, and what pitfalls to avoid.
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Different Types Of Loft Conversions Watford Loft Conversions
Traditional frame type roof structures are often the most suitable type for loft conversions, allowing the space to be opened up relatively easily and inexpensively. The mansard type of roof will offer maximum conversion space because it projects the maximum available head height, thus giving a greater usable floor area.