Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Sussex
If you're after some extra space in your home then, depending on your roof structure, a loft conversion could be the project for you. Depending on the roof structure and planning constraints, a loft conversion is a straightforward way of extending your home.
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One of the biggest loft conversion cost factors is location.
A loft conversion can increase the value of your property by as much as 15%. As well as offering valuable extra living space, loft conversions provide one of the best returns on investment you can get when it comes to extending, with experts suggesting they add the most value to your home in comparison to the cost. Converting your loft with Loft Conversions Sussex is often one of the easiest and cheapest ways to boost the square footage of your home.
You Need Planning Permission In Sussex
You will need planning permission if you are altering the roof height or shape (which may be the case if you have to raise it for headroom) but Loft Conversions Sussex can advise you on this. Loft Conversions Sussex 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.
Trusses are typically used with thinner timbers and while the prefabrication method results in a faster installation time, they often require additional support during a loft conversion. 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 Sussex on 01273 978 235 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 Sussex 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.