Loft Conversions Chester-le-Street

Chester-le-Street Loft Conversions (DH2): In the current Chester-le-Street housing market, moving home may not be the preferred option if you are merely wishing to gain an additional room or 2. It is not just the financial implications involved with moving home, but also the stress and hassle of the process. If your present house is suitable you might be able to have a loft conversion so as to generate that added space. Should you later decide to move, you can expect that your home's value will have increased by in the region of 30%. No wonder that the popular course of action in Chester-le-Street nowadays is to get a loft conversion.

Quotations for Loft Conversions in Chester-le-Street County Durham

Before you go ahead with a project like this you will need to be aware of the costs involved. Needless to say this will depend on what type of property you have and what kind of loft conversion you choose. As a guide an average Chester-le-Street loft conversion will probably cost roughly £35,000 (in 2019), it could be a little more, it could be a bit less. If your budget extends to a figure like this, then you may be all set to go ahead with your project, otherwise you might have to have a rethink.

Loft Conversions Chester-le-Street

These figures should not be taken as gospel though, they're just intended as a general guide. As the area of the loft conversion will affect the price, you can get an approximation using a building materials and construction work cost of about £1,250 per square metre. You will get an idea of the total cost once you have added architect fees, planning fees and building control fees.

You will want to do some research as to how much value a loft conversion is likely to add to your property in Chester-le-Street. All areas of Chester-le-Street will most likely have a ceiling price on homes like yours. Taking the value of your home beyond this figure can make it tricky to sell when you need to. This may mean that in doing a loft conversion, you are not getting good value for your money. You should bear this in mind, even if you currently have no plans to sell.

If you happen to be something of a DIY enthusiast you might even consider opting for what is known as a shell loft conversion. Also known as a first-fix loft conversion, this is where the main structural work is done, like stairs, roofing, joists, dormers/mansard, external windows and doors and steelwork. The property owner (in other words you) is left to complete the rest of the work at his leisure.

Loft Conversion in Chester-le-Street

Kinds of Loft Conversion: The main types of loft conversion that you'll encounter in Chester-le-Street are: hip-to-gable loft conversions, velux loft conversions, roof light conversions, roof lift loft conversions, mansard loft conversions, loft pods and dormer loft conversions.

A lot of people in Chester-le-Street choose to get a loft conversion, as by means of scaffolding, much of the structural work can be completed from outside. Therefore you'll experience a lot less disruption inside your house than you usually would with an extension. It is a much less traumatic experience when you are able continue your daily life normally without needing to handle mess and dust.

Roof Light Conversions Chester-le-Street

If you would like a cheaper and less disruptive type of loft conversion, the "roof light conversion" could be the solution, as changes to the shape and angle or the roof are not required. This kind of loft conversion requires simply installing an appropriate floor, putting in windows, and building an access staircase. Only lofts which already have ample roof space and don't need extending in any way, are possible candidates for roof light loft conversions.

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Chester-le-Street Loft Conversion Services

A cursory search for "loft conversions Chester-le-Street", a short while ago brought to light these listings on a local directory: AMR (NE) Ltd NE28 6HH, Mt Plastering and Damp Proofing DH7 8HJ, Durham Brickwork Ltd DH2 1DS.

Some Chester-le-Street addresses serviced by Chester-le-Street loft conversion specialists: South View, Ashley Terrace, Conyers, Sanders Memorial Homes, Brinkburn, Sandyford Place, Sydney Street, Beverley Gardens, Allen Street, Stanley Terrace, The Dene, Thomas Street, Tintagel, Baden Street, Bede Terrace, Cloverhill, Bullion Lane, Buttermere Close, Chatton Close, Carrowmore Road, Thornton Lea, Castle View, St Cuthberts Avenue, Cedar Avenue, Shillmoor Close, Cheviot Close, Thropton Close, Dorset Avenue, Cherry Banks, Dunvegan Avenue.

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