Loft Conversions Oldham

Oldham Loft Conversions (OL1): The way the housing market is in Oldham these days, moving home simply because you need an extra room or two might not be the best option. It is not just the financial repercussions involved with moving home, but also the hassle and stress of the process. Instead you could stay in your current house and create that extra living space by having a loft conversion. The cost of getting such work done should be cancelled out by a 20% to 30% escalation in you house's value, if you choose to sell it later on. It's little wonder that having a loft conversion is an ever more popular move to make in Oldham right now.

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You'll obviously be wanting to know about the costs that may be incurred by doing a loft conversion. The final cost will be determined by the style of loft conversion you have and the type of property you live in. 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 this is something that you can easily afford then you should be all set to go, if not perhaps you should think again.

Loft Conversions Oldham

This figure is by no means set in stone and is only intended as a guideline. The main costs will be materials and construction work and this roughly equates to £1,250 per m2 at the time of writing. That is not the end of it though, as you will have to consider planning fees, building control fees and architects fees at the very least.

Loft conversions inevitably add considerable value to a property in Oldham, so finding out exactly how much that added value is likely to be is important. Not everyone understands the fact that there is always a ceiling price on properties in any neighbourhood of Oldham. Homes that are valued above this ceiling price can be tricky to sell. A loft conversion becomes a much less appealing project in situations like these. This may be less of an issue for you if you do not plan to sell.

An alternative that you might consider is a shell loft conversion, especially if you are proficient at DIY projects. That's where all of the major structural work, like staircase, steelwork (when needed), joists, roof alterations, dormers/mansard and skylights/windows is done. All of the remaining jobs is then done by the customer (namely you) or by your favourite tradesman. Shell loft conversions tend to be considerably cheaper, so if funding is a worry, this could be a better solution.

Oldham Loft Conversion

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

One reason why loft conversions are so popular in Oldham, is that the majority of the structural work can be accomplished externally. Incredibly, loft conversions can be less annoying and disruptive than are extensions. It should be relatively simple to keep the interior of your property free of mess and dust and consequently go on living normally.

Roof Light Conversions Oldham

If you're looking for a conversion that doesn't call for any alterations to the pitch and shape of your roof, a "roof light conversion" could perhaps be the answer. This sort of loft conversion requires just building a staircase for access, putting in skylights, and installing an appropriate floor. These loft conversions are suitable only if your loft already has sufficient roof space. (Tags: Roof Light Loft Conversions Oldham, Roof Light Conversions Oldham)

Recent Greater Manchester loft conversion job postings: Fidel Batley and Masie Lapthorne from Platt Bridge want to find somebody to renew the insulation and board out their loft, Ms Meg Booth from Summit, Greater Manchester wants somebody to convert her garage, Samson Burk in Hollinwood, Greater Manchester wants somebody to give a quote for a conversion in his cottage in Hollinwood, Greater Manchester, Harper Merchant from Hawkshaw wants someone to supply an estimate for a conversion in her home near Hawkshaw, Mr and Mrs Bloomer need a builder or loft conversion specialist in are trying to get a hip-to-gable loft conversion done on their cottage near Cheadle, Mr and Mrs Redish are hunting for a loft conversion expert in Bramhall, Greater Manchester to find out if their home is suited for a conversion, Mr Gian Armitstead from Elton needs to find someone to do a conversion on his garage, Raina Birrell was looking for a builder or loft conversion expert in Haughton Green to supply a quote for a conversion.

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Checking the web for "loft conversions Oldham" returned these results: Byram Construction Ltd OL2 6BA, Lichfield Construction Ltd OL1 3AN, I.G Smedley & Son OL2 5DE.

A few Oldham roads covered by Oldham loft conversion specialists: Silver Street, Cardinal Street, Bradburys Lane, Berne Close, Abels Lane, Sandgate Road, Turfton Road, Spring Bank, Shakespeare Road, Tudor Avenue, Chestnut Close, Allen Close, Durden Mews, Selkirk Road, Diglea, Dowry Road, Sickle Street, Daintry Road, Shrewsbury Street, Apfel Lane, Dumfries Drive, Benyon Street, Bedford Avenue, Argyle Street, Camberwell Street, St Stephens Street, Astley Close, Chestnut Street, Thurston Clough Road, South Hill.

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