Loft Conversions Morecambe

Morecambe Loft Conversions (LA4): In the current Morecambe housing market, moving house may not be the best solution if you are only seeking to gain an extra room or two. It isn't just the financial repercussions involved in moving house, but also the stress and hassle of the whole process. You could instead stay put in your current house and create that additional space by having a loft conversion. In the event that you opt to sell up and move house down the road, the valuation of your property will likely have gone up by around 20% to 30%. Doubtless you will now realize why having a loft conversion is an ever more popular course of action in Morecambe.

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You will probably be wondering what sort of costs might be involved in getting a loft conversion done. The actual costs will naturally be determined by the sort of property you live in and the design of loft conversion you are having. As a guideline an average Morecambe loft conversion will probably cost around £35,000 (in 2019), it could be a little more, it could be a bit less. If this sort of figure is well within your budget you are good to go, if it is not realistic for you, you might need to do something different.

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The figure above is only to give you a rough idea of the costs involved. Get 2 or 3 detailed estimates before making a decision. Materials and construction work usually works out at about £1,250 per square metre. On top of that, planning fees, architect fees and building control fees will add more to the final bill.

A property in Morecambe with a loft conversion is going to go up in value and you need to know by how much. There will likely be a price ceiling on homes in your area of Morecambe. It can be hard to sell a property that is above this ceiling figure. This could make a loft conversion a less attractive project. If you have no plans to sell maybe you will still want to go ahead as what you really need is more space.

A loft conversion in Morecambe will not normally need planning permission, though there are exceptions to this caveat. Before any work begins you need to call and check with your local planning office. The Morecambe loft conversion company you have selected will help you with this process. The fact that you don't need planning permission does not mean that you do not have to adhere to the relevant building regulations, which are different to planning. So, your last port of call will be the building control office, to get details about how the law affects this type of work.

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

Lots of householders in Morecambe decide to get a loft conversion, because with the aid of scaffolding, much of the work can be accomplished from the outside. When you get something like an extension done, the disruption and annoyance may be substantial, but this is not normally true with a loft conversion. With considerably less mess and dust on the interior of your home, it really is easier to keep on living as normal as the conversion work proceeds above.

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Loft Stairs Morecambe If you do end up getting a loft conversion done on your Morecambe home you will need to include some proper access to get in and out of your newly found living space. This entails installing a loft staircase or at the very least a loft ladder. You can find a variety of different loft stair designs available, and they can be manufactured out of metal or wood. The kind of stair you decide on could be subject to your house's shape and layout, but you're able to purchase them in space saving variations for more convenience or in spiral form for more style and elegance. Whatever you go for, you want to end up with safe, convenient access that does not overly interfere with your existing living space. It must also meet the relevant Building Regulations, and provide a safe escape route in case of fire.

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When we performed a brief search for "loft conversions Morecambe", we found the following results on a local business directory: Tyrone Lewis LA3 2BD, Samuel Sheldon Ltd LA4 5RY, W Illingworth & Sons LA4 4DP.

Some Morecambe areas serviced by Morecambe loft conversion specialists: Devonshire Road, Burnham Court, Sunnyfield Avenue, Sycamore Gardens, Back Marine Road, Church Walk, Stansey Avenue, St Michaels Grove, Downes Grove, Betony, Bazil Close, Church Street, Bay View Drive, Sefton Road, Carr Lane, Back Clarendon Road, The Coppice, Sugham Lane, Aldingham Court, Turnberry Close, Slyne Road, Back Grove Terrace, Tibicar Drive West, Bellfield Road, Stephens Grove, Scowcroft Drive, Back Knowlys Road, Scafell Avenue.

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