Can I convert my loft?
Without doubt this is our most asked question when it come to loft conversions. The second most asked question is how much will a loft conversion be? So here is a little bit of help to get you started.
Firstly over 90% of all the loft we’ve surveyed can be converted successfully.
Most lofts can be converted into a room quickly and easily and we have transformed hundreds of homes over the last 20 years. To discuss all the options available in your home, simply contact us for free advice and a free home visit.
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- One-stop conversion shop with no upfront payments
- Full or part/shell loft conversion options
- Free no-obligation design survey
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Can I Convert My Loft? – Frequently Asked Questions
The quick answer isa minimum of 2.3 metres from the top of your existing floor joist to the bottom of the ridge (the peak of your roof). There however, a wide variety of solutions if this is not the case, and we have signifiant experience in roof lifts and roof alterations to achieve a loft conversion.
A low roof height doesn’t mean you can’t have a loft conversion. For the majority, the alternative is a roof lift, which in effect, replaces your current roof, with a new completely new higher roof structure. Sounds drastic, but we’ve done lots, so don’t worry, its more straight forward than you might think.
For some homes, we can lower the ceilings on the floor below to create the extra height in the loft, but you will need high ceilings to accommodate this option.
The vast majority of loft don’t need planning permission, but they should be completed to building regulations. Contact us today for more advice about your loft and what you’ll need to do for planning permission and building regulations.
Absolutely not. We have a wide variety of ways to aid in a loft conversion in conservation area. Contact us to day to discuss you attic room project.
This partially depends one the size of the loft, what structural changes are required, such as adding dormers, and the final fit. An average loft can be quick as 3-4 weeks, with more complex loft taking upto 8 weeks to full sign-off.
As the bulk of the work is with the roof space, the impact on your home a kept to a minimum. The only time you see a change to your existing living space is the point we install the new staircase.
A typical Wakefield loft conversion prices (not inc VAT) , based a small to medium semi-detached house:
- DIY/Shell Only Conversion – from £12,000
- Velux Build Conversion – from £16,000
- Hip To Gable Build Conversion – from £19,500
- Dormer Build Conversion – from £22,500
wakefield’s Loft Conversion Specialists
Still not sure if your loft can be converted successfully?
Every loft/attic id different, so can be difficult to know what can and can’t be done. We are here to help with free advice and a no obligation design survey. Simply complete the contact form, and we’ll be in touch soon.
You can also call us directly on 0113 418 2022.
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