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The Advantage of a Loft Conversion

Are you thinking about converting your loft? A loft conversion is a great way to make productive use of space enabling you to benefit from a larger property without the hassle or expense of moving home. Keep reading this blog post!

No need to Relocate to Gain Additional Space 

With the rise in property prices and a growing population, loft conversions are becoming a cost-effective way for those who have found a home in a perfect location (close to schools and other amenities) but are lacking in space. A loft conversion can typically add 2 additional rooms to a property, taking that 3 bedroom to a 4 bedroom property, with an additional bathroom and storage space. A loft conversion saves on the stress and expense of moving in order to gain additional space.

Allows Freedom to Choose Use of Extra Space

Although both an extension and conservatory bring the advantage of additional living space to a home, they do take considerably more time and planning. The options in terms of room type are often limited to an extra living room or dining room when it comes to conservatories, along with an extension which requires approved planning permission. Loft conversions, on the other hand, are quick and easy to transform, making the addition of extra living space a straightforward task. It also means that you are using dead space to your advantage without having to compromise property land that you will miss when built over. 

Which Style Works for You? 

There are three main types of loft conversions: 

1. Dormer – renovates the current space and adds a slight extension making a sloped room more vertical enabling extra head room, floor space and light. 

2. Velux – creates the appearance of larger space by adding velux windows to the roof – this method works well for lofts that have greater height. 

3. Hip to Gable – the sloped side of the roof is extended and replaced with a vertical wall which increases overall internal area from a Dormer conversion.

Once your conversion is complete there are no limits as to how you use the space and the timescale for the conversion is often much faster than the building of a conservatory or an extension.

Need a loft conversion in Berkshire?

Our team offer loft conversion services across Maidenhead, Windsor, Bray, Holyport, Ascot, Beaconsfield, Marlow, Taplow, Fifield, Stoke Poges, Chalfonts and Cookham. If you are looking for loft conversion services, please get in touch by calling  01753 585 319, 07834 617 743, 01507 838 017 (Lincolnshire office number) email us at substructure1@sky.com or you can use the contact form over on our contact page to send us a message. We look forward to hearing from you.