Loft Conversions Hastings UK

Hastings Loft Conversions (TN34): When you're thinking about home improvements that could both add living space and value to your home in Hastings, a loft conversion will undoubtedly be an option to look into. With regards to adding value to a property, this is believed to be one of the better ways. You may find this alternative even more interesting when you realise that you may not even need planning permission.

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You are probably going to be asking yourself what level of costs could be associated with getting a loft conversion done. The final cost will be determined by the kind of loft conversion you have and the design of property you live in. Though averages are not always helpful you might be interested to learn that the guideline price for a loft conversion in in Hastings in 2019 is £35,000. For most home owners this is a large amount of money and you shouldn't even think about pressing ahead unless you can really afford it.

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Keep in mind this is the national average, so costs could differ in the your area. An approximate price for construction work and building materials would be £1,250 per square metre. When you tag this onto building control fees, planning fees and architect fees, you'll get a sense of the overall cost.

Loft conversions invariably add value to a home in Hastings, so figuring out precisely how much that additional value is likely to be is crucial. The "ceiling price" is the upper limit on how much properties in your area of Hastings will fetch. You could easily price your property out of the market if it goes above this ceiling. This will mean that it is not such a good investment building a loft conversion. If you are not likely to sell anytime soon, this will be much less of a worry for you.

If you happen to be something of a DIY aficionado you could even look at having what is called a shell loft conversion. This is a basic loft conversion in which all the major structural work is undertaken, for instance steelwork (when needed), roof alterations, external windows and doors, mansard/dormers, staircase and structural floor. All the remaining work is then completed by the home owner (ie you) or by a suitable tradesman. If you are on a tight budget, a shell loft conversion might be perfect for you.

Hastings Loft Conversion

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

If you choose to go ahead with this project, you'll want to identify an honest contractor who does loft conversions in Hastings. Try and get a few recommendations from neighbours and acquaintances who you know have done loft conversions. Check out your local newspaper or business directory and get some free quotations from sites like Rated People or Checkatrade. You could also try an internet site called Bark, who will make contact with local companies for you. This should provide you with several loft conversion specialists in and around Hastings which you can choose from.

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Mansard Loft Conversions

The Mansard sort of loft conversion started off during the 17th Century the brainwave of a famous architect known as Mansart. It became a huge space creating technique which could generate a substantial quantity of supplemental living area in an unused area. This type of conversion is only built on roofs that are pitched and space is created by raising one wall (mostly to the rear of the home) coupled with flattening out that part of the roof, and as a result creating an essentially box appearance. The final angle of the built up wall should be on not less than a 72 degree incline. It's oftentimes the situation that the wall which needs raising is a party wall (particularly in houses that are terraced), so this means you'll be needing the co-operation of your immediate neighbour - a further worry if you're not the best of friends!

What About Building Regulations?

Building Control for Loft Conversion in Hastings

Even if you do not need planning permission for your loft conversion, the appropriate building regs will still need to be observed. This is crucial to make sure that any work carried out on your loft conversion is safe and structurally sound and satisfies the minimum requirements for accessibility, energy efficiency and safety. Which building regulations apply to you will depend upon the kind of loft conversion you're planning. The elements of a loft conversion that may well be affected by building regulations include doors, windows, sound insulation, fire safety, loft stairs, electrics, drainage, walls and floor joists, although there could be others. To learn which of the building regulations apply to your conversion, you can either consult with your loft conversion company or architect or visit local building control office.

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Ways to seek out loft conversion specialists in Hastings: Fifteen years ago a lot of people used local newspapers or Yellow Pages to look for tradespeople in their area, although the contemporary equivalent of that appears to be browsing around web directories such as Yell, Touch Local, Mister What, City Visitor, Cyclex, Yelp, 118 118, Local Life and Thomson Local, although being indexed in these business directories is not a guarantee of the quality of company mentioned as any loft conversion specialist able to shell out the listing fee will be found in them Trade portals are an additional way that you're able to use to search out a decent loft conversion specialist, have a go with TrustaTrader, Checkatrade, Rated People, My Builder, Local Heroes or My Hammer, and the wonderful aspect of such portals is you can study reviews by former clients in relation to the tradesmen and their work. The very last proposition is you ask family members, next door neighbours and workmates if they can kindly suggest someone they have previously used.

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When we carried out a brief search for "loft conversions Hastings", we uncovered the following useful results on a local directory: Webb Drylining Ltd TN34 3LP, C Patching Services Ltd TN34 1RL, GDM Builders & Maintenance TN34 3TE.

A few Hastings locations served by Hastings loft conversion specialists: Commanders Walk, Austen Way, Cornwallis Gardens, St Andrews Villas, Brackendale, Abbotsfield Close, Bethune Way, The Heights, Cliff End Lane, Stonestile Lane, Swan Terrace, Athelstan Road, Coastguard Lane, Ashford Road, Crowborough Road, Brede Road, Broadlands, The Spinney, Amberstone Close, Tillington Terrace, Canute Road, Tedder Terrace, Stone Street, The Dene, Dorset Place, Barley Avenue, Albion Lane, Stanley Gardens.

Places near Hastings include: Telham, Guestling, Crowhurst, St Leonards-on-Sea, Winchelsea, St Helens, Ore, Pett Level, Bulverhythe, Silverhill, Hollington, Bexhill, Icklesham, Westfield

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