Loft Conversions Crewe UK

Crewe Loft Conversions (CW1): Generally the most common method by which homeowners generate some additional liveable space in their houses these days is by having an extension built on their building. This may be added to the front, the back or the side and whatever is the case you will end up significantly increasing the footprint made by your home. It's possible to create a lot more space at a roughly similar price converting your loft, and you won't expand the footprint at all. One other option which might be possible is to have a garage conversion, but this will be dependant on you having a spare garage that you don't need for putting your car in. In most situations a professionally converted loft will be less disruptive and messy than a typical extension, add a good amount of value to your property, allow you to keep your precious garden space and is not going to need any planning permission.

Prices for Loft Conversions in Crewe

I guess you will now be asking "what will it cost"? And it is essential to establish a spending budget early on. Variables such as the size and layout of the house and the sort of loft conversion needed will affect the price considerably. To give you a rough guideline, the average cost of a loft conversion in 2019 was £35,000, so having this figure in mind would be useful. There are less expensive methods by which to add value to your house (a garage conversion for example), so if this is too costly for you, there are other possibilities.

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Don't rely on the accuracy of these figures though, considering that so many factors will impact on the price tag. Because the size of the loft conversion will determine the price, you are able to get an approximation by using a construction work and materials cost of approximately £1,250 per square metre. Then, planning fees, building control fees and architect fees will have to be added to the bill.

Before you get too excited you should be warned that not all lofts are suitable for conversion. The best way to make sure that your loft can be converted, is to get in touch with a specialist. Any loft conversion needs a height of no less than 2.2 meters. Checking the height of your loft does not need an expert, in fact you could quite easily do this for yourself with nothing more than a tape measure and a ladder. Another crucial issue is the style of roof which you have on your house, trussed roofs are more pricey to convert than those with rafters.

If you're okay at do-it-yourself and fancy a project of this complexity, you may choose to have a shell loft conversion. All the main structural work, including windows/skylights, staircase, dormers, steel beams, joists and roofing, will be done by the conversion specialist. The internal jobs are left to the customer (to be precise you), so you're able to use your own skills to finish what's left as you please. Shell loft conversions tend to be a lot cheaper, so if money is in short supply, this could possibly be the answer.

Crewe Loft Conversion

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

If this is the route you elect to take, your next goal should be to locate a reliable local builder who's known to do top quality loft conversions in Crewe. If you are aware of someone who's recently done a loft conversion, ask if they'd be willing to recommend a particular company. There are lots of resources on the web these days, so take advantage of them and get free quotes from names like Bark, Rated People or Local Heroes, to provide you with plenty of possibilities. This ought to give you a number of Crewe loft conversion specialists to choose from.

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Origins of Loft Conversion

Converting Lofts Crewe Cheshire

While the concept of a loft conversion might be considered very "British", the first loft conversions and probably the first ideas for transforming such spaces originated in 1960's America. The exact location of this brand new building craze was the Soho district of New York City, where stylish, new living areas were developed by local artists, designers and their like in the upper parts of run down industrial structures. In actual fact those zones and structures had not been set aside for residential usage, and thus were considered illegal in those times. It wasn't until nineteen seventy one that New York finally legalized this practise, and subsequently many other areas of the city including Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Manhattan and Tribeca joined the revolution, and "loft living" was popular for the talented, wealthy and young. In Britain converting a loft is a really attractive proposition in huge cities like London, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, where land is limited and any way to gain additional liveable space without the need to extend the building's footprint is not surprisingly welcome.

Loft Pods, House Extension Pods and Loft BUDS

Loft Pods, Home Extension Pods and Loft BUDS

Among the most cost effective sorts of loft conversion are the variously named "loft pods", "loft BUDS" or "home extension pods" . Aside from the cost loft pods can be installed within a shorter timeframe and a great deal less disruptive. With loft pods usually falling in the £20-30,000 price range, they tend to be more attractive and affordable for the average home owner. Usually added to the back of a house, over the first floor, a loft BUD (or pod) is an approximately 3 metre by 3 metre module extension. A loft pod module may be employed independently as an extension on its own or added to a current conversion. A loft pod (or BUD) can have many uses, popular options being a mini-gym, a playroom, a home cinema or a home office. (Tags: Loft Buds, Loft Pods, Home Extension Pods)
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Current Cheshire loft conversion postings: Mrs Lake was trying to find a loft conversion expert or builder to give a quote for a loft conversion in Stapeley, Mr Montgomery Quinn from Kelsall, Cheshire wants to hire someone to convert his garage, Adil Walsh and Rosie Yates from Tarporley, Cheshire want someone who will board out their attic and renew the insulation, Lillia Mcgowan from Cuddington, Cheshire needs someone to convert a garage, Mr and Mrs Collett are looking for a builder or loft conversion specialist in were trying to get a mansard loft conversion carried out on their detached house near Brereton, Cheshire, Natalia Redfern in Alsager needs to hire someone to give a quotation for a conversion in her house in Alsager, Madiha Wilkie in Barnton needs somebody to supply a quote for a loft conversion in her house, Seth Sims in Adlington, Cheshire wants somebody to provide a quote for a loft conversion in his detached house in Adlington, Mrs Callie Moreno from Wincham needs to find somebody to do a conversion on her garage, Mr and Mrs Nicholson are searching for a builder or loft conversion company in Knutsford, Cheshire to see if their house is suited for converting.

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Ways that you can identify loft conversion specialists in Crewe: In the old days a lot of folks looked in the Yellow Pages or local newspapers to track down nearby services, however today's equivalent appears to be using internet business directories such as Yell, Mister What, 118 118, Cyclex, Thomson Local, City Visitor, Yelp, Touch Local and Local Life, although of course just about anyone could put a listing into such directories which means there are really no real certainties of the reliability of any particular handman, consequently you will be chancing your arm by employing this strategy Trade portals are an additional way that you'll be able to to track down a good loft conversion specialist, try out My Builder, My Hammer, TrustaTrader, Rated People, Checkatrade or Local Heroes, and it is on those that clients are able to publish testimonials and reviews concerning the standard of the work carried out and the loft conversion specialist who were responsible. The last proposition is that you ask family, neighbours and acquaintances to recommend someone they have used.

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A quick browse on Yell turned up these results for "loft conversions Crewe Cheshire": L & M Builders & Electricians CW1 4DR, Property and Ground Maintenance CW1 3SJ, M Lockett Plastering CW1 6YY.

Some Crewe roads serviced by Crewe loft conversion specialists: Crestwood Close, Deva Road, Brook Street, Cedar Way, Shearbrook Lane, Broughton Road, Stonechat Close, Brooklands Grove, Dovecote Close, Blackden Lane, Deans Row, Church View, Checkley Lane, The Old Paddock, Common Lane, Artle Road, Brassington Street, Somerley Close, South Avenue, Simpson Court, Bradeley Road, Bank View, Sandon Street, Clough Walk, Bradeley Hall Road, Springfield Drive, Spencer Close, Clifton Avenue, Church Terrace, Dapple Heath Road.

Places close to Crewe include: Shavington, Sandbach, Oakhanger, Willaston, Barthomley, Wells Green, Haslington, Acton, Nantwich, Leighton, Poole, Hough, Wistaston, Woolstanwood, Bradfield Green, Copenhall Moss, Sydney

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