There are a huge range of reasons why people might choose a luxury loft storage over basic boarding of the floor. The most common is they want to use the loft space more often for something more than just storage, such as a games room for the children. A lot of people also want a
What’s the difference between loft ladder and boarding and luxury loft storage area/occasional room?
When we fit loft ladders and board out the floor area, this is what most people need to give them easy access to a storage area. A luxury loft storage area converts the loft space into something more like a typical room, boarded, insulated, with heating, lighting and electrical sockets. We often fit roof windows
Yes you can have a fixed stairs, but this would mean the room is then deemed as fully habitable, and therefore must comply with all building regulations, such a roof height, insulation values, fire doors and much much more. This in turn increases cost. If you use a set of strong pull-down steps, which is
The next steps are simple. Contact us today via the form below, or directly to any of the numbers provided. We’ll then arrange for our nearest surveyor to come out to your home and complete a design consultation. This is definitely not a sales process for us, we’ll simply listen to your needs, gather some
Absolutely it will. So many people are getting loft conversions done now instead moving home. The main reason it adds up to 25% on the value of your home, and it far cheaper than moving or an alternative extension. To read more about why people are converting their lofts, click here.
In short, a large percentage of lofts do not require planning permission, as they fall under what is know as “permitted development”. This umbrella allow certain type of development to be completed so long as you do not live in a conservation area of your building is listed. For more detailed information about planning permission,
Similar to the question of cost for a loft conversions, timeframes are difficult to give a clear guideline on. There are so many factor involved with converting a loft, including those list in the previous question. To get a feel for all of the stages involved with a loft conversion, have a red through our Loft
Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple answer to this as loft conversions are varied. It also depends on how you want to have your new loft space fitted out, and how much of this will be done by your builder. The largest factors of converting a roof are: 1) Is the current loft head height you have sufficient
99% of lofts can be converted, the difference is how far you have to go to make it a truly usable living space. If you want to convert within your existing loft space, you’ll need a minimum of head height of 2.3m from the top of the floor joist to the bottom of apex (see