We appreciate that you will have lots of questions, and we are happy to help you cover everything you want to know, and most importantly make sure you know everything you need to know. Converting your loft is not as scary as it first might seem, and we promise to keep you fully informed all the way through the process, being totally transparent with you every step of the way. Below are just some of the most common questions we get asked at appointments, so hopefully this will start the process for you. We hope they help!
Planning permission usually isn’t required as many conversions fall within the permitted development rights. Once we have assessed your property and the type of conversion you wish to carry out we can give you more guidance on your particular circumstance.
It is estimated that adding a bedroom and bathroom from a loft conversion can add over 20% to a property value. It is easily the best investment in terms of ROI (return on invetsment) that you can do to a property.
Generally between £30,000 and £50,000. We offer a free, fully detailed and all inclusive loft conversion quote within 7 days of carrying out our survey.
Yes, we can arrange for you to view one of our completed lofts, we will try to arrange one that is similar to the loft you are going to have. We have completed over 30+ loft conversions in the last couple of years alone and in all shapes and sizes.
No, the majority of loft conversions that are completed will only interfere with your upstairs hallway, all other rooms are generally left as they are. We have a specialist structure team that come in and dismantle your existing roof and erect the new roof all in 5/6 days, yes thats right, you are weatherproofed within 5/6days. Once the specialist structure have left then we come in and complete the rest of the project within 4 weeks maximum.
Most lofts come under “Permitted Development” rules so strictly speaking you can start within 48 hours of having your architectural drawings and structural calculations produced. We can arrange for both these items to be completed on your behalf. We work closely with a very good local architect and structural engineer.
Generally a loft conversion will take around 5/6 weeks but this may vary depending on size.
Yes, the majority of lofts can be converted, most people who think their lofts cannot be converted are mistaken. Loft conversions are the easiest way of creating a lot more space in your house without the stress and hassle of moving. It is very easy to create a master bedroom with an ensuite within your loft area and the money you spend on it is paid back double by the increase of the value of your property with the extra ensuite bedroom.