Loft Conversions Plymouth

Plymouth Loft Conversions (PL1): If you would like to add some extra living space and at the same time increase the value of your home in Plymouth, you might want to think about having a loft conversion done. If you speak to property experts who are in the know, many will suggest this as an effective way to add a fair amount of value. Since loft conversions rarely require planning permission, the attractiveness of this alternative becomes even more recognizable.

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Before you go ahead with a project like this you will need to be conscious of the costs involved. Obviously costs vary depending on the layout and size of the property and the kind of conversion being done. Although averages are not always all that helpful you might be interested to learn that the benchmark price for a loft conversion in the UK in 2019 is £35,000. If your budget extends to a figure like this, then you may be all set to go ahead with your project, otherwise you might have to have a rethink.

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Remember this is just a national average so prices may differ in the Plymouth area. The cost of the construction work and building materials will generally be about £1,250 per square metre. You will get an idea of the total cost once you have added planning fees, building control fees and architect fees.

Before taking things too far you need to keep in mind that not all lofts in Plymouth are suited to conversion. You can get an expert in to take a look at your loft and get advice about whether it can in fact be converted. Any loft conversion requires a minimum height of 2.2 meters. With little more than a ladder and measuring tape, you can crawl up into your loft space and check this for yourself. Another key factor is the sort of roof that you have on your property, trussed roofs are more costly to convert than those that have rafters.

A shell loft conversion is something that you could maybe consider if you are skilled at DIY and are looking for an exacting project like this. All of the major structural jobs, like dormers/mansard, Velux windows, roof alterations, structural floor, staircase and steelwork, will be done by the conversion specialist. All of the remaining work is then done by the property owner (in other words you) or by a nominated tradesman.

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

If this is the route that you decide to take, your aim will be to locate a trustworthy local contractor who is known to do quality loft conversions in Plymouth. Word of mouth is always best, so get recommendations from local people who have had loft conversions done lately. There are various websites online who will help you locate tradesmen you could try Checkatrade or Rated People, even better try Bark. A decent short list of loft conversion companies in the Plymouth, Devon area should be the result of this research.

Roof Light Conversions Plymouth: With "roof light loft conversions" there is no need to alter the shape and pitch of your roof, making it by far the least disruptive and most cost-effective form of loft conversion. Instead, it is simply a case of installing an appropriate floor, fitting an access staircase, and putting in skylight windows. Only lofts which have already got sufficient roof space and don't need extending, are suitable for roof light loft conversions. (Tags: Roof Light Loft Conversions Plymouth, Roof Light Conversions Plymouth)

Plymouth loft conversion specialists can normally help you with shell loft conversions in Plymouth, loft remodelling in Plymouth, conversion designs in Plymouth, loft repairs in Plymouth, loft pods in Plymouth, loft staircases in Plymouth, loft renovations in Plymouth, loft carpentry in Plymouth, loft extensions in Plymouth, dormer loft conversions in Plymouth, loft storage solutions in Plymouth, loft transformations in Plymouth and other loft related work in Plymouth, Devon.

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Local loft conversions: Pomphey, Wembury, Mutley, Devonport, Torpoint, Hartley, Camels Head, Bickleigh, Peverell, Derriford, Plym Bridge, Keyham, Home Park, Lipson, North Prospect, Estover loft conversions and more.

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Browsing a business directory highlighted these results for "loft conversions Plymouth Devon": John Greep Construction PL6 7EZ, KKC Construction PL5 2AA, Mann Building & Damp Proofing PL4 7NF.

A few Plymouth roads serviced by Plymouth loft conversion specialists: Stanley Place, Trevannion Close, The Elms, Church Park, Chapel Lane, Cobbett Road, Digby Grove, Belle Vue Drive, Southland Park Crescent, Beaumaris Road, Cardinal Avenue, Clittaford Road, Breakwater Hill, Sandhurst Drive, Caernarvon Gardens, Brandreth Road, Chelson Gardens, The Green, Boxhill Close, Castle Street, Camden Street, St Nazaire Close, Bovisand Lane, Charlotte Street, Bishops Place, Cameron Way, Trelawney Place, Savage Road, Beach Road.

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