Loft Conversions Brighton

Brighton Loft Conversions (BN1): When you are thinking about home improvements that can both add value and living space to your home in Brighton, a loft conversion should certainly be an option to consider. Many people regard this to be one of the better ways to add a bit of value to any property. It has the added benefit that planning permission is rarely needed.

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I guess you will now be asking "what will it cost"? And it is vital to establish a budget early on. The size and layout of the property and the style of the loft conversion will ultimately determine how much it costs. Though averages are not always that helpful you may be interested to know that the guideline price for a loft conversion in the UK in 2019 is £35,000. If this sort of figure is well within your budget you are good to go, if it is not realistic for you, you might need to do something different.

Loft Conversions Brighton

Don't count on the exactness of these figures though, considering that so many variables will be involved in the price. The bulk of the cost will be taken up by construction work and building materials, and at the time of writing this works out at around £1,250 per square metre. As you would imagine, there are other costs to be added, such as building control fees, architects fees and planning fees.

As the value of your property in Brighton is going to increase when the loft conversion is complete, you will want to research by how much. The properties in most areas of Brighton will have a ceiling price. Taking the value of your house beyond this figure can make it hard to sell when you need to. This could make a loft conversion a less viable project. If you are not planning to sell anytime soon, this will be less of a worry for you.

While normally it is not necessary to get planning permission for a loft conversion in Brighton, there can be exceptions. To find out if any of these exceptions apply to you, contact your local planning office before pressing on. Your preferred Brighton loft conversion company will do this for you if you're nervous about dealing with council officials. Of course this doesn't mean that you do not have to abide by the appropriate building regulations, which are entirely different from planning permission. Building regulations are handled by the building control office, so that will be your next port of call.

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Kinds of Loft Conversion: The main styles of loft conversion that you will encounter in Brighton are: hip-to-gable loft conversions, velux loft conversions, roof lift loft conversions, loft pods, roof light conversions, dormer loft conversions and mansard loft conversions.

If you elect to go ahead with a project like this, you will want to find a reliable contractor who does loft conversions in Brighton. There'll be several companies to choose from in the Brighton area, so try to get recommendations from people who you know. An online company called Bark will help you get several free quotes, or try others like Rated People and Local Heroes. These methods will turn up a variety of Brighton companies who might be suitable for you.

Loft Stairs BrightonLoft Stairs Brighton: If you decide to get a loft conversion built on your home in Brighton you will need some decent access for getting up to and down from this newly created living area. This will entail adding a loft staircase or maybe a loft ladder. You will find a variety of different designs of loft stairs on the market, and they are usually constructed out of wood or metal. Which kind of stairs you go with may be influenced by the layout of your house, but you are able to get them in spiral form if you want elegance or in space saving variations for more convenience. Whatever you choose, you want to end up with convenient, safe access which doesn't overly interfere with the pre-existing living space. It has to also adhere to the relevant Building Regulations, and provide a safe escape route in case of fire.

Brighton loft conversion specialists can generally help with loft surveys in Brighton, loft insulation in Brighton, loft pods in Brighton, loft transformations in Brighton, velux loft conversions in Brighton, loft refurbishment in Brighton, loft boarding in Brighton, loft repairs in Brighton, loft staircases in Brighton, shell loft conversions in Brighton, loft extensions in Brighton, loft renovations in Brighton and other loft related work in Brighton, East Sussex.

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Local loft conversions: Moulescoomb, Portslade, Lancing, Saltdean, Hove, Southwick, Peacehaven, Kemp Town, Patcham, Falmer, Preston, Rottingdean, Stanmer, Shoreham-by-Sea, Bevendean, Withdean loft conversions and more.

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A brief search for "loft conversions Brighton", recently brought up the following useful listings on a local business directory: Woodhams Construction BN2 8DN, City Craftsman Ltd BN2 9NF, We Restore Surfaces BN1 2LQ.

Some Brighton areas served by Brighton loft conversion specialists: Burlington Street, Stone Street, Bristol Road, Brasslands Drive, The Cedars, Brompton Close, Cannon Place, Carlyle Avenue, Ship Street Gardens, Crawley Road, Tichborne Street, Brownleaf Road, Atlingworth Street, Chalky Road, Brangwyn Crescent, Bampfield Street, Ditchling Crescent, Chichester Drive West, Castle Square, Craven Road, Bond Street, Bush Terrace, Alexandra Villas, The Twitten, Saunders Park Rise, Tivoli Crescent North, Stonery Road, Shipley Road, Tophill Close.

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