Loft Conversions Gloucester

Gloucester Loft Conversions (GL1): When thinking about ways to add value to your home in Gloucester and at the same time increase the amount of living space that you have available to you, a loft conversion might be an option that is high on your list of possibilities. This is regarded by experts to be amongst the best ways to increase the worth of a property. When you take into account the fact that most loft conversions do not need planning permission, the idea becomes even more appealing.

Prices for Loft Conversions in Gloucester

You'll be wanting to get a rough estimation of the costs that are associated with getting your loft converted. This will be determined by the type of property being worked on and the design of loft conversion required. In the UK (2019) the average cost of a loft conversion works out at approximately £35,000, which gives you a rough idea of the sort of costs involved. If a figure like this doesn't scare you then you might be in a good position to press ahead with the work, if it does scare you, an alternative option might be preferable.

Loft Conversions Gloucester

You shouldn't take these figures as gospel, since there are many variables involved. As the area of the loft conversion will affect the price, you can get an approximation using a materials and construction work cost of about £1,250 per m2. Then, architect fees, building control fees and planning fees will need to be added to the bill.

It is important to check up on what the value rise on your property in Gloucester is likely to be, as a result of the loft conversion. The properties in most areas of Gloucester will have a ceiling price. Homes that are valued above this ceiling price can be difficult to sell. In such circumstances, loft conversions can prove to be poor value for money. This may be worth considering even if you currently have no plans to sell your property.

Something that you could look at if you're okay at DIY, and are looking for a project of this complexity, is to get a shell loft conversion. This is a service where the conversion specialist will complete all the major structural jobs (also called a first-fix loft conversion), for instance stairs, roofing work, dormers/mansard, joists, steel beams (when needed) and windows/skylights. All the remaining work can then be done by the property owner (namely you) or by another tradesman.

Loft Conversion Gloucester

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

If you elect to go ahead with a project like this, you'll want to find a reliable contractor who does loft conversions in Gloucester. You might be able to get a recommendation from someone you know who has had this work done. Other techniques you could try include obtaining free quotes from online companies like Bark, Rated People or Local Heroes. Using these and other techniques should give you a reasonable short list of prospective loft conversion specialists in Gloucester and the surrounding areas of Gloucestershire.

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Local loft conversions: Brockworth, Hartpury, Highnam, Maisemore, Longlevens, Hempsted, Barnwood, Tredworth, Saintbridge, Kingsholm, Longford, Abbeymead, Minsterworth, Tuffley, Coney Hill, Wootton loft conversions and more.

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When we did a swift search for "loft conversions Gloucester", we uncovered these listings on the internet: B & M Babbage Co.Ltd GL2 5JA, Emerald Dry Lining Ltd GL3 4AX, Hillview Building Solutions GL1 3NT.

A few Gloucester streets covered by Gloucester loft conversion specialists: Coral Close, Calderdale, Chervil Close, Birdwood Close, Cranham Close, Blackwells End, Azalea Gardens, Blinkhorns Bridge Lane, Coltman Close, Tredworth Road, Sudbrook Way, Carisbrooke Road, Tamar Road, The Orchards, Saffron Close, Berryfield Glade, St Ann Way, Stewarts Mill Lane, Colebridge Avenue, Staites Lane, Slaney Street, Brionne Way, Chapel Lane, Spa Road, Sage Close, Chase Lane, Castleton Road, Shergar Close, Bloomfield Terrace, Thompson Way.

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