Loft Conversions Chelmsford

Chelmsford Loft Conversions (CM1): When you are thinking about home improvements that can both add value and living space to your home in Chelmsford, a loft conversion should certainly be an option to consider. This is often thought to be one of the best ways to add value to your property. What makes this option even more irresistable is the fact that planning permission is hardly ever needed for loft conversions.

Prices for Loft Conversions in Chelmsford Essex

I guess you'll now be asking "what will it cost"? And it is vital to set a budget early on. The size and layout of the property and the type of the loft conversion will ultimately determine how much it costs. While your planned loft conversion could cost less or more than average, the usual cost in 2019 is approximately £35,000. For many people this is a lot of money and you shouldn't even think about going ahead unless you can easily afford it.

Loft Conversions Chelmsford

These figures should not be taken as gospel though, they are just intended as a general guide. Another average figure that might give you a better idea is that generally loft conversions cost around £1,250 per square metre (this is for construction work and building materials). In addition to that, building control fees, architects fees and planning fees will add more to the final bill.

As the value of your property in Chelmsford is going to rise when the loft conversion is complete, you will want to research by how much. The homes in most areas of Chelmsford will have a ceiling price. You could price yourself out of the market if you go beyond this figure. It will come as no surprise that this will make your loft conversion less viable. You will not have to worry too much if you have no plans to sell anytime soon.

While usually it is not necessary to get planning permission for a loft conversion in Chelmsford, there can be exceptions. Before you proceed any further with your loft conversion, check with the local planning office for Chelmsford. Any Chelmsford loft conversion company worth their salt will be more than willing to help you deal with this. There are still building regulations to deal with, as these have nothing to do with planning permission rules. The building regulations deal with build quality and safety which is extremely important and the place to go for this is your local building control office.

Loft Conversion in Chelmsford

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

When you've made the decision to go ahead with such a project, it's important to find a decent company who do loft conversions in Chelmsford. If there is a neighbour who has had a loft conversion, ask for a recommendation for a local contractor. There are numerous websites online who will help you locate tradesmen you could try Rated People or Local Heroes, even better try Bark. This should provide you with a number of loft conversion contractors in the Chelmsford area that you can pick from.

Loft Stairs Chelmsford

Loft Stairs Chelmsford If you do end up having a loft conversion built on your home in Chelmsford you will need to have good access for getting in and out of your extra living space. This will involve putting in loft stairs or at least a loft ladder. You will find a number of different designs of loft stairs to pick from, and they may be manufactured from wood or metal. The style you opt for could be dependant upon the layout of your house, but you are able to purchase them in space saving variations for more convenience or in spiral form if you prefer elegance and style. Whichever you decide on, it is critical that you end up having easy, safe access that doesn't interfere too much with your pre-existing living space. It must also adhere to the relevant Building Regulations, providing a safe escape route if there is ever a fire. (Tags: Attic Stairs Chelmsford, Loft Ladders Chelmsford, Loft Stairs Chelmsford)

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Recent Essex loft conversion projects: Draven Cloud from Dovercourt, Essex wants someone to supply a quotation for a conversion in his detached house in Dovercourt, Cassidy Jackson from Layer de la Haye, Essex needs to hire someone to provide an estimate for a loft conversion in her house just outside Layer de la Haye, Aya Welbourn from Frinton on Sea wants someone to provide a quote for a conversion in her property, Mr Drinkwater was looking for a loft conversion company in Stansted Mountfitchet to provide a quotation for a conversion, Bryan Best from Hockley, Essex wants somebody to supply a quote for a loft conversion in his detached house, Marik Veal and Kaylin Ackroyd in Ingrave want someone to board out their loft space and renew the insulation, Shelly was attempting to find a loft conversion company to supply a price for a conversion in Althorne, Mr Auden Trevanion from Blackmore wants somebody to convert his garage.

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A cursory search for "loft conversions Chelmsford", recently provided these useful results on the internet: Calmasey Building Services Ltd CM2 6LU, Castle Point Construction Ltd CM2 6JT, Hollick & Sons CM2 9BY.

A few Chelmsford areas served by Chelmsford loft conversion specialists: The Hill, Birches, Termitts Chase, Tower Avenue, Bruce Road, Dannatts, Anchor Street, Took Drive, Brook Lane, The Drive, Dahlia Close, Dorking Walk, Chequers Road, Anjou Green, Buller Road, Butterfield Chase, Cook Place, Anchor Reach, Cartwright Walk, Bohun Close, Dombey Close, Bramwoods Road, Crown Road, Beatty Rise, Thatchers Cottages, Stock Road, Scotts Walk, Bridgend Close, Saltcoats.

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