Loft Conversions Cowes

Cowes Loft Conversions (PO31): If you fancy the idea of both increasing the value of your home in Cowes and adding more usable living space, a loft conversion could just be the answer to your prayers. A lot of property experts suggest that this is one of the better ways to add value. You may find this alternative even more attractive when you realise that you may not even need planning permission.

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I guess you'll now be asking "what will it cost"? And it is vital to set a budget early on. Variables such as the size and layout of the property and the sort of loft conversion needed will impact on the price somewhat. A figure of £35,000 is currently the average cost of a loft conversion in the UK (2019), yours may be more than this or possibly it could be 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.

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You shouldn't take these figures as gospel, since there are many variables involved. Another average figure that may well give you a better idea is that usually loft conversions cost around £1,250 per square metre (this is for materials and construction work). Plus there are other costs to consider such as planning fees, architect fees and building control fees.

There are a lot of lofts that aren't suitable for converting, so get this checked out before taking things too far. The easiest way to double check that your loft can in fact be converted, is to bring in an expert. One issue is the height of your loft space, if it is more than 2.2m you should be set to go as far as height is concerned. With nothing more than a ladder and tape measure, you can jump up into your loft and measure this for yourself. Another important issue is the type of roof that you've got on your home, trussed roofs are costlier to convert than those that have rafters.

Though there are certain exceptions, loft conversions in Cowes will not need planning permission. You should contact your local planning office before proceeding. If you ask your chosen Cowes loft conversion company, they will doubtless do this for you. You'll also have to get building regulations approval, which is covered by a different department to planning permission. So, your last port of call will be the building control office, to get the low down on how the law affects this kind of work.

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

Your primary aim will be to track down a decent contractor with a good reputation for loft conversions in Cowes, if this is what you decide to do. There'll be various companies to pick from in the Cowes area, so endeavour to get recommendations from anyone you know. Check reviews on trade websites such as Rated People or Trustatrader and send in a free quote form to a website like Bark. Such methods will provide you with a short list of suitable loft conversion companies in and around Cowes.

Roof Light Conversions Cowes

If you are looking for a kind of loft conversion that does not need any alterations to the angle and shape of your roof, the "roof light loft conversion" could be your solution. All that is required in this case is building an access staircase, putting in windows, and installing a sturdy floor. Only lofts which have already got enough roof space and don't need extending, are suitable for roof light conversions. (Tags: Roof Light Loft Conversions Cowes, Roof Light Conversions Cowes)

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Local loft conversions: Locksgreen, Wootton Common, Fishbourne, Cross Lane, Binfield, Whippingham, East Cowes, Porchfield, Osborne, Great Thorness, Northwood, Wootton, Littletown, Wootton Bridge, Gurnard loft conversions and more.

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Checking the internet highlighted these results for "loft conversions Cowes Isle of Wight": Alverstone Loft Conversions Ltd PO31 7NH, A1 Home Services PO31 7DN, GS Home Improvements PO2 0BP.

Some Cowes streets covered by Cowes loft conversion specialists: Bath Road, Coronation Avenue, Solent View Road, Arnold Road, The Parade, Bay View Road, Tennyson Road, Denmark Road, Ash Grove, Thorness Lane, Albert Street, Ashton Terrace, Church Road, Three Gates Road, Consort Road, Carvel Lane, Smithards Lane, Thetis Road, Castle Road, The Arcade, Cockleton Lane, Stanley Road, Bridge Road.

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