Loft Conversions Thatcham

Thatcham Loft Conversions (RG18): In order to increase the amount of living space you have in your home in Thatcham and at the same time add to the value of your property, you may be considering the possibility of a loft conversion. This is often thought to be one of the best ways to add value to your property. When you throw into the mix the fact that most loft conversions do not require planning permission, you can see the appeal of this alternative.

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I guess one of the questions which will be foremost in your mind at this stage is "what will it cost"? The layout and size of the property and the type of the loft conversion will ultimately determine how much it costs. In the UK (2019) the average cost of a loft conversion works out at about £35,000, which gives you a rough idea of the sort of costs involved. You can safely go ahead with your project, if this is a figure you are comfortable with, if not you might have to try other options.

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Though there are lots of conceivable uses to which you can put the additional room that is gained by a loft conversion, you will almost certainly already have a clear idea as to what you'll be using it for. Maybe you are in desperate need of an additional bedroom or two for your growing family, perhaps you like the idea of a den where your children can have their own quality space, or it might be that you want to put in an office where you'll be able to work in a peaceful and calm environment. Whether or not it's one of these, or another function that you want it to achieve, a loft conversion is an excellent solution to do it.

There are lots of lofts in Thatcham that aren't suitable for converting, so check before taking things too far. One of the first things you do ought to be to have your loft checked out by a specialist. The most important thing is the height of your loft because you require a minimum height of 2.2 metres to do a loft conversion. This is one of those things that you could easily check for yourself, simply scramble up into your loft with a measuring tape. Another critical factor is the form of roof that you have on your property, trussed roofs are more costly to convert than those that have rafters.

Loft conversions in Thatcham do not generally require planning permission, though, as with most situations, there are exceptions to this caveat. You should contact your local planning office before proceeding. Your chosen Thatcham loft conversion company should be able to help you with this. You'll also have to get building regulations approval, which is covered by a different department to planning permission. Your local building control office is the place to get information on building regulations.

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

When you've made the decision to go ahead with such a project, it's important that you find a decent company who do loft conversions in Thatcham. Ask around, especially if you know other people who have had a loft conversion done on their property. Send in a free quote form to a company like Bark and see what shows up, or maybe check out reviews on Rated People or Local Heroes. The result of this research should be a short list of prospective Thatcham loft conversion companies from which you can make your selection.

Loft Stairs ThatchamLoft Stairs Thatcham: If you do end up having a loft conversion done on your property in Thatcham you'll need some proper access to get up to and down from your extra living area. This involves adding loft stairs or possibly a loft ladder. You will find a number of different designs of loft stairs on the market, and they are generally manufactured out of metal or wood. The kind of stair you go with might be subject to the shape and layout of your house, but you are able to buy them in spiral form if you prefer elegance and style or in space saving variations for added convenience. Whichever you choose, it is essential that you end up having safe, convenient access which does not excessively interfere with your existing living space. It has to also satisfy the relevant Building Regulations, and provide a safe escape route in case of fire.

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A swift search for "loft conversions Thatcham", a short while ago brought up the following useful listings on a local business directory: M & J Deacon RG14 5XB, B & B Developments Berkshire Ltd RG14 2RG, J.J.P Building RG14 1JX.

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Some Thatcham areas served by Thatcham loft conversion specialists: Swansdown Walk, Beechfield Lane, Cygnet Close, Druce Way, Thompson Close, Dunstan Road, The Maltings, Burys Bank Road, Crabtree Lane, Deadmans Lane, Turnpike Road, Bramwell Close, Crabtree Close, Sunderland Place, Skillman Drive, Alston Mews, Slanting Hill, The Rise, Cedar Grove, Sewell Close, Severn Close, Chapel Lane, Sargood Close, Stoney Lane, The Court, Shelley Road, Boscawen Way, Southdown Road.

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