Loft Conversions Kingston upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames Loft Conversions (KT1): If you fancy the idea of both increasing the value of your home in Kingston upon Thames and adding more usable living space, a loft conversion could just be the answer to your prayers. Many people regard this to be one of the better ways to add a bit of value to any property. Since loft conversions rarely require planning permission, the attractiveness of this alternative becomes even more obvious.

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I guess one of the questions which will be foremost in your mind at this point is "what will it cost"? Costs can vary greatly and will be determined by things like the style of loft conversion and the size and layout of the property itself. A figure of £35,000 is currently the average cost of a loft conversion in the UK (2019), yours might be more than this or perhaps it could be less. If this sounds about right to you and is within your budget you could go ahead, if not maybe something like a garage conversion would be a better idea for you.

Loft Conversions Kingston upon Thames

These figures shouldn't be taken as gospel though, they are just intended as a general guide. Each m2 of your loft conversion will cost about £1,250 for building materials and construction work. As you would imagine, there are other costs to be added, such as architects fees, building control fees and planning fees.

You shouldn't just take for granted that you will be able to do a loft conversion, since not all lofts in Kingston upon Thames are suitable. To guarantee that your loft can actually be converted, get an expert round to survey it. One aspect is the total height of your loft, if it is greater than 2.2m you should be on track. To save time, you could initially measure the height for yourself, by climbing up into your loft space with a measuring tape. Is your roof built with rafters or trusses? You may not believe that this is relevant but it will impact on cost and ease of the project. Doing conversions on trussed roofs is usually more difficult and costlier.

Something you might give some thought to if you are good at do-it-yourself, and are keen to take on a project like this, is to opt for a shell loft conversion. This is an option where the conversion contractor will complete all of the key structural tasks (often called a first-fix loft conversion), for instance windows, staircase, roof alterations, steel beams (when needed), structural floor and dormers. The home owner (namely you) is left to finish the rest of the work at your leisure.

Loft Conversion Kingston upon Thames

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

Locating a reputable company renowned for doing loft conversions in the Kingston upon Thames area, should be your priority if you elect to go down this route. Make an effort to get some recommendations from acquaintances and neighbours who you know have recently had loft conversions. Bark is an online company who might be able to help you, so get some quotes from them, as well as Trustatrader or Rated People and similar trade review websites. This will provide you with an overview of dependable people in the Kingston upon Thames area that you might use.

Loft Stairs Kingston upon ThamesLoft Stairs Kingston upon Thames: If you do end up having a loft conversion built on your Kingston upon Thames home you'll need to include good access to get in and out of this extra living area. This entails putting in a loft staircase or at the very least a loft ladder. There are numerous different designs of loft stairs available, and they're usually constructed out of metal or wood. The style you opt for could be dependant on the layout and shape of your house, but you can purchase them in spiral form for elegance and style or in space saving variations for more convenience. Whichever you decide on, it is essential that you finish up with convenient, safe access which does not overly interfere with your pre-existing living space. It has to also meet the relevant Building Regulations, providing a safe escape route in case there is fire. (Tags: Loft Ladders Kingston upon Thames, Attic Stairs Kingston upon Thames, Loft Stairs Kingston upon Thames)

Kingston upon Thames loft conversion specialists can generally help with loft rebuilding in Kingston upon Thames, loft repairs in Kingston upon Thames, loft makeovers in Kingston upon Thames, conversion designs in Kingston upon Thames, loft pods in Kingston upon Thames, shell loft conversions in Kingston upon Thames, loft transformations in Kingston upon Thames, free loft surveys in Kingston upon Thames, velux loft conversions in Kingston upon Thames, loft insulation in Kingston upon Thames, loft extension in Kingston upon Thames, attic conversions in Kingston upon Thames and other loft related work in Kingston upon Thames, Greater London.

Recently posted Greater London loft conversion requests: Miss Mira Squire in Pratts Bottom needs to hire someone to convert her garage, Mrs Hatton was in need of a Builder or loft conversion specialist to give a quote for a loft conversion in East Dulwich, Mr and Mrs Rayment need a loft conversion company in were looking to get a Velux conversion done on their home near Acton, Greater London, Delilah Mason in Tufnell Park, Greater London needs someone to convert a garage, Jaylinn Sharrock from Crouch End wants to hire somebody to give a quote for a loft conversion in her home, Axel Phipson and Tisha Cruse from Upminster Bridge want somebody who can board out their attic and replace the insulation, Ethan Beanland in Whitechapel, Greater London wants someone to supply a quotation for a loft conversion in his detached house, Mrs Colvin was struggling to find a builder or loft conversion company in North Woolwich, Greater London to supply an estimate for a loft conversion.

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A look on Google for "loft conversions Kingston upon Thames Greater London" produced the following results: Knights & Castles KT1 2SL, Concept Loft Conversions KT17 1RW, City Lofts London KT1 3EA.

A few Kingston upon Thames streets served by Kingston upon Thames loft conversion specialists: Boundary Close, Springfield Road, Tudor Drive, Seymour Road, Cowper Road, Dollary Parade, Chesterton Terrace, The Hermitage, Coombe Ridings, Bertram Road, Alderman Judge Mall, Barge Walk, Douglas Villas, Sylvestrus Close, Canbury Avenue, Denmark Road, Cowleaze Road, Balmoral Road, Dudley Road, Sigrist Square, The Maples, Tudor Road, Cardinal Avenue, Coombe Hill Road, Shortlands Road, St Albans Road, Carrington Close.

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