Loft Conversions Hitchin

Hitchin Loft Conversions (SG4): In the current Hitchin housing market, moving house may not be the preferred alternative if you are simply wishing to gain an extra room or 2. It is not only the financial cost which you need to think about in the moving process, but also the stress and aggravation. If your existing house is suitable you might be able to do a loft conversion in order to create that added living space. If at some point you opt to move home, you should find that the price tag on your property has gone up by up to thirty percent. It's not at all surprising that getting a loft conversion is an increasingly popular action to take in Hitchin right now.

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You'll be wanting to get a detailed estimation of the costs that are associated with getting your loft converted. The actual costs will of course be determined by the type of property you live in and the style of loft conversion you are having. Currently (2019) £35,000 is the average cost of a loft conversion in the United Kingdom. If your budget stretches to a figure like this, then you might be all set to go ahead with your project, otherwise you might have to have a rethink.

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You will need to get a few detailed estimates in order to make an informed decision. £1,250 per m2 is an approximate idea of the costs of construction work and materials. Furthermore, planning fees, building control fees and architect fees will add more to the final bill.

Before taking things too far you should try to remember that not all lofts are suitable for conversion. Fetching a specialist round to make sure your loft can be converted ought to be one of your first steps. One of the primary deciding aspects will be the height which has to be not less than 2.2m. Measuring the height doesn't need a specialist, in fact you could do this yourself using little more than a measuring tape and a loft ladder. Is your roof built with rafters or trusses? You might not feel that this matters but it will affect the ease and cost of the project. Converting roofs with trusses is generally trickier and more expensive.

An option that you might consider is a shell loft conversion, if you are skilled at DIY projects. This is a basic loft conversion in which all the main structural work is completed, like steelwork, staircase, dormers, roofing, structural floor and windows. The home owner (ie you) is left to complete the remainder of the work at his leisure. For capable householders or those with limited funds this could be ideal.

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

Your main goal will be to track down a decent contractor with a good reputation for loft conversions in Hitchin, if this is what you decide to do. Ask around, especially if you know other people who have had a loft conversion done on their property. Contact local businesses free through the Bark website, get free quotes from Rated People or Trustatrader and check out your local newspaper for adverts. These methods will turn up a variety of Hitchin companies who might be suitable for you.

Loft Stairs HitchinLoft Stairs Hitchin: If you decide to get a loft conversion built on your property in Hitchin you will need to have good access for getting up to and down from this newly found living area. This entails putting in loft stairs or at least a loft ladder. You can find numerous different loft stair designs available, and they're generally manufactured out of wood or metal. Which style of stair you go with could be dependant upon the layout and shape of your house, but it is possible to purchase them in spiral form for style and elegance or in space saving designs for added convenience. No matter which one you go for, you want to finish up with easy, safe access that doesn't excessively interfere with your existing living area. It must also meet the latest Building Regulations, and provide an escape route if there is ever a fire. (Tags: Loft Stairs Hitchin, Loft Ladders Hitchin, Attic Stairs Hitchin)

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A brief search for "loft conversions Hitchin", a short while ago provided the following listings on the internet: BDH Builders SG5 1LA, Stoeri Plastering SG5 1NB, J W Carpentry & Home Improvements SG4 0TY.

Some Hitchin locations served by Hitchin loft conversion specialists: Symonds Road, Beechwood Close, Brookside, Barndell Close, Titmore Green, Church View Avenue, Butchers Lane, Alexander Road, Cooks Way, Skegsbury Lane, Sun Street, Arcade Walk, The Ridgeway, Stuart Drive, Claypit Cotts, Baldock Road, St Augustine Close, Anderson House, Bladon Close, Chalkdell Path, The Chilterns, Standhill Road, Chapel Road, Times Close, Sturgeons Way, Arlesey Road, Tennyson Avenue, Brampton Park Road, The Holt.

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