Loft Conversions Aldridge UK

Aldridge Loft Conversions (WS9): In order to maximize the quantity of living area that you have in your home in Aldridge and while doing so add to the value of your property, you might be considering a loft conversion. In relation to adding value to a property, this is perceived as one of the best ways. An additional bonus is that planning permission is generally not needed for regular loft conversions.

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Keeping abreast of the costs associated with a loft conversion is extremely important. Obviously costs vary depending on the size and layout of the property and the type of conversion being done. In 2019 the typical cost for a loft conversion was about £35,000, but this is just a guideline, yours could easily be more or less than that. If a figure like this does not terrify you at all then you may be in a good position to forge ahead with the project, if it frightens you, an alternate solution might be better.

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Remember this is the UK average, therefore prices could differ in the Aldridge area. Each square metre of your loft conversion should cost roughly £1,250 for building materials and construction work. There'll of course be some other costs for example architect fees, building control fees and planning fees.

Because the value of your home in Aldridge will rise when your loft conversion is done, you'll need to research by what amount. The "threshold price" is the upper limit on how much homes in your area of Aldridge will sell for. You could quite possibly price your property out of the market if you go past this price. This means that it could be poor value for money doing a loft conversion. For those of you who don't have any plans to sell in the near future, this may not be a concern.

Loft conversions in Aldridge do not usually require planning permission, although, as with most situations, there are conditions to this caveat. Before proceeding you should call and talk to your local planning department. If dealing with officials is not your thing, ask your preferred Aldridge loft conversion company if they will do it for you. You've still got to abide by the appropriate building regs, which are entirely different to planning permission. The building control department of the local authority will be in a position to advise you on exactly what is required legally.

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Types of Loft Conversion: The main kinds of loft conversion that you'll come across in Aldridge are: loft pods, roof lift loft conversions, mansard loft conversions, hip-to-gable loft conversions, velux loft conversions, dormer loft conversions and roof light conversions.

You may be thinking that you cannot deal with the mess and disruption of this kind of extensive building work, but because much of the structural work on loft conversions can ordinarily be done from the outside, this shouldn't put you off. This can be reassuring for property owners because disruption causes emotional stress, and we are certainly better off without that. It really is a much less traumatic experience when you are able continue your day to day life normally without the need to deal with dust and mess.

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Loft Stairs AldridgeIf you decide to get a loft conversion done on your Aldridge property you'll need some decent access to get up to and down from your newly created living area. This involves installing a loft staircase or at least a loft ladder. You can find a number of different designs of loft stairs to choose from, and they are usually manufactured out of metal or wood. The kind of loft stairs you decide on could be dependant on your house's shape and layout, but you're able to obtain them in space saving variations for added convenience or in spiral form for more style and elegance. No matter which one you choose, it is crucial that you finish up with safe, convenient access that doesn't interfere too much with the pre-existing living space. It must also meet the latest Building Regulations, and provide an escape route in the event of fire.

Dormer Windows Aldridge

Dormer windows are one of the best ways to introduce both light and space to your loft or attic, and as there are varied kinds of loft conversion in Aldridge, you'll also find there are distinct types of dormers available. The most common sorts of dormer construction are: shed dormers, hipped dormers, eyebrow dormers, gable dormers and flat roof dormers. The easiest of these to construct and probably the most frequently used in Aldridge would be the flat-roofed dormer. This type furthermore creates more additional space than all of the other types, so it is practical as well as economical, however it might be thought of as slightly less attractive than some of the other options. Hipped dormers are rather appealing, have three sloping surfaces much the same as the original roof, these can also be called hip roof dormers. Eyebrow dormer windows are extremely attractive in the right location and consist of a curved roof atop a low, wide window, they've got no straight sides. Gable dormers are considered more eye-catching with simple pitched rooves more suited to traditional houses, gable dormers may also be called gable fronted dormers ot dog-house dormers. Shed dormer windows are quite similar to flat roof dormers, featuring a roof (single-plane) sloping at an angle less than that of the house roof. (Tags: Dormer Windows Aldridge, Dormer Loft Conversions Aldridge, Dormer Conversions Aldridge)

Building Regulations and Loft Conversions

Building Control for Loft Conversion in Aldridge

No matter if you need to get planning permission for your conversion, it must still abide by the appropriate building regulations. This is to make certain that the resulting conversion is structurally sound and that it matches the minimum requirements for accessibility, safety and energy efficiency, as laid down by building control. Which regulations apply to you will depend upon the type of loft conversion you are planning on having. The aspects of a loft conversion that may be affected by building regulations include floor joists, doors, drainage, fire safety, loft stairs, windows, sound insulation, electrics and walls, though there might be others. Your local Aldridge building control office will give you advice about which building regulations apply in your case, or you can speak to your builder or architect for the details of what is necessary.

Home Extension Aldridge

Home Extension Aldridge West Midlands

Loft extensions are obviously not the only means by which to to add much needed space to a property. House extensions are possibly the most popular solution to do this. Space is a major issue when considering house extensions, not every property will have enough space to do it. You'll also need to endure the stress of getting planning permission if you elect to do a house extension in Aldridge. Extending your house can affect immediate neighbours and that is why gaining the appropriate planning permission is critical. House extensions are frequently carried out by the same Aldridge construction companies who carry out loft conversions. Do not forget that your property footprint increases with a house extension and the procedure can be disruptive. Points like rights of way, access to the site, soil conditions, the likelihood of flooding, close by trees, shared walls and demands on services, will all need to be looked at when planning to have a house extension in Aldridge. The average cost of doing home extensions Aldridge was approximately £1,700 and £2,200 per square meter, at the time of penning this guide in 2020. (Tags: Home Extension Aldridge, Home Extensions Aldridge, House Extensions Aldridge) Click for Aldridge Home Extension QUOTES

Cellar Conversions

Cellar/Basement Conversions

If your house just isn't suitable for a loft conversion, a cellar conversion another splendid way to add further liveable space. Of course this form of conversion can only be undertaken on certain types of house, usually older properties for instance Victorian or period properties. A few post-war homes could also be suitable and if you're fortunate enough to have the luxury of a cellar, you will want to get the most from it? A cellar conversion doesn't only generate extra space but will also help to resolve issues with dampness. A lot like what folks use their lofts for, a lot of home owners just use their cellars or basements as dumping grounds (storage!) for for a wide variety of household rubbish. Why don't you turn your basement into an entertainment zone, a workshop or a man cave and make it a great deal more than merely storage. When you've got sufficient space a kitchen/dining room or perhaps even a guest apartment are amongst the other potential alternatives. (Tags: Cellar Conversion, Basement Conversions, Cellar Conversions)
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Recent West Midlands loft conversion job postings: Eli Frith and Mariam Murray from Castle Bromwich need somebody who can board out their loft and renew the insulation, Julian Flynn from Berkswell needs someone to do a garage conversion, Miss Sylvester was asking about a loft conversion specialist to give an estimate for a conversion in Amblecote, West Midlands, Liana Exley from Meriden, West Midlands needs somebody to give a quote for a loft conversion in her home, Mr Casper Lindsay from Selly Oak, West Midlands needs somebody to do a conversion on his garage, Lauren Hickman from Ladywood needs somebody to give a price for a conversion in her house in Ladywood, West Midlands, Ismail Hart from Pelsall wants someone to give an estimate for a conversion in his property in Pelsall, West Midlands, Miss Chadwick was asking about a loft conversion company in Kingstanding, West Midlands to give a price for a conversion, Ms Tamara Lyons from Stirchley wants to hire somebody to do a conversion on her garage, Mr and Mrs Laycock want a builder or loft conversion specialist in Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands to find out if their farmhouse is suitable for a conversion.

Local loft conversions: Stubbers Green loft conversions, Hardwick loft conversions, Pool Green loft conversions, Mill Green loft conversions, Harden loft conversions, Hill Hook loft conversions, Little Aston loft conversions, Four Oaks loft conversions, Druids Heath loft conversions, Shire Oak loft conversions, Daisy Bank loft conversions, Daw End loft conversions, Vigo loft conversions, Clayhanger loft conversions, Coal Pool loft conversions, Rushall loft conversions and more.

Ways to search for loft conversion specialists in Aldridge: There are several different techniques that you can use to search for a loft conversion specialist in Aldridge, and the first one we're going to have a look at is directories on the internet. As an example, you could search on Cyclex, Touch Local, Yelp, Local Life, Yell, Mister What, City Visitor, Thomson Local and 118 118, although anybody can get listed into these meaning there are no certainties regarding the credibility of any particular loft conversion specialist, consequently you will be chancing to luck by using this solution Internet trade portals are a different way that you can use to look for a decent loft conversion specialist, try out My Hammer, Local Heroes, Rated People, Checkatrade, My Builder or TrustaTrader, and the useful thing about these trade portals is it is possible to look at testimonials and reviews by previous clients regarding the loft conversion specialists and their work. Last but not least you might consider asking family and friends if they are able to suggest a tradesperson they have used previously.

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A cursory search for "loft conversions Aldridge", last week brought up the following useful listings on a search engine: THREE60 Building Solutions Ltd WS11 0BT, North Birmingham Loft Conversions And Construction Ltd WV14 9TP, Mainpride Loft Conversions Ltd WS9 0LN.

A few Aldridge locations served by Aldridge loft conversion specialists: Knights Hill, Sussex Avenue, Dartmouth Drive, Daniels Lane, Longwood Lane, Little Aston Road, Mead Close, St Mary's Way, Gretton Road, Longleat Road, Churn Hill Road, High Ridge Close, Ringwood Avenue, Beaufort Way, Burnfields Way, Surrey Walk, Portland Road, Garden Croft, Gaydon Road, Alexandra Way, Old Rectory Gardens, Erdington Road, Chester Road, Green Lane, Moss Close, Devon Crescent, Hereford Close.

Places around Aldridge include: Hill Hook, Little Aston, Clayhanger, Hardwick, Vigo, Four Oaks, Shire Oak, Coal Pool, Daw End, Pool Green, Harden, Mill Green, Daisy Bank, Druids Heath, Stubbers Green, Rushall

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