Loft Conversions York

York Loft Conversions (YO1): When thinking about ways to add value to your home in York and at the same time increase the amount of living space that you have available to you, a loft conversion might be an option that is high on your list of solutions. This is regarded by experts to be amongst the best ways to increase the worth of a property. When you take into account the fact that most loft conversions do not need planning permission, the idea becomes even more attractive.

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Making a detailed analysis of the costs associated with having a loft conversion will be crucial at this early stage. The size and layout of the property and the sort 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 approximately £35,000, which gives you a rough idea of the sort of costs involved. For many people this is a lot of money and you shouldn't even think about going ahead unless you can comfortably afford it.

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This is only intended as a rough figure, get a proper estimate before you make up your mind. Another average figure that may well give you a better idea is that usually loft conversions cost around £1,250 per square metre (this is for construction work and materials). As you would imagine, there are other costs to be added, such as building control fees, architect fees and planning fees.

There are loads of lofts in York which are not suitable for a loft conversion, so check this out before taking things too far. The simplest way to make certain that your loft can actually be converted, is to bring in an expert. A height of at least 2.2 metres is necessary in your loft if you are to have any chance whatsoever of doing a loft conversion. You could maybe scramble up into your loft and check this for yourself. The kind of roof will also be a factor, roofs built with trusses are costlier and more difficult than ones made with rafters.

If you happen to be proficient at do-it-yourself and you are willing to take on a project of this nature, you may decide to have a shell loft conversion. That's where all of the main structural work, including steel beams (when needed), roofing, external doors and windows, staircase, structural floor and dormers is undertaken. The customer (namely you) is left to finish off the rest of the work at your leisure.

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

If you elect to take this leap of faith and convert your loft, the first job will be to get yourself a good local contractor known for doing loft conversions in York. See if you can get a recommendation from someone you know, who has had a loft conversion done. Send in a free quote form to a company like Bark and see what pops up, or maybe check out reviews on Rated People or Trustatrader. This should provide you with an overview of dependable people in the York area that you might use.

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Checking a local directory for "loft conversions York North Yorkshire" created these results: Adam Harvey Joinery YO26 6RJ, BMB Joinery & Building Services Ltd YO26 5AW, APM Contracts (York) Ltd YO10 5JE.

Some York addresses serviced by York loft conversion specialists: Saunters Way, Chapel Hill Road, The Horseshoe, Ancroft Close, Dawnay Garth, The Village, Alne Terrace, Bradley Drive, Scriven Grove, Spring Bank Avenue, Sandholme Close, Bootham Row, Clay Place, Belle Vue Street, Bellmans Croft, Driffield Lane, Apollo Street, Skiplam, Beeforth Close, Birch Close, Tilmire Close, Spaunton, Delwood, Dennison Street, The Airfield, Tedder Road, Cecelia Place, Carmires Avenue, Borrowdale Drive.

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