Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Oxfordshire
If you're after some extra space in your home then, depending on your roof structure, a loft conversion could be the project for you. Because most loft conversions do not require planning permission, they are often considered to be one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways of adding living space and value to your house.
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One of the biggest loft conversion cost factors is location.
Cost-effective loft conversions are a cheaper way of expanding the size of your home as in comparison to a full extension or moving home completely, the cost of a loft conversion comes in a lot cheaper. As well as offering valuable extra living space, loft conversions provide one of the best returns on investment you can get when it comes to extending, with experts suggesting they add the most value to your home in comparison to the cost. Converting your loft from a dank storage area to a desirable living space is one the quickest and cheapest ways to add extra room and value to your home.
You Need Planning Permission In Oxfordshire
You will need planning permission if you are altering the roof height or shape (which may be the case if you have to raise it for headroom) but Loft Conversions Oxfordshire can advise you on this. Not all loft conversions will need planning permission, but it will be required if you're extending or changing the roof space and it exceeds certain limits and conditions. If you don't need to alter the roofline of your home and can fit loft conversion works inside the existing roof cover then you should be able to do the work under permitted development (unless you are in a conservation area).
Trusses are typically used with thinner timbers and while the prefabrication method results in a faster installation time, they often require additional support during a loft conversion. Loft Conversions Oxfordshire will tell you that there is a need for a suitable tie between the roof structure and the dwarf wall formed, to prevent the roof spreading. For more insight into what to expect from a loft conversion, and what pitfalls to avoid, call us today on 01865 238 153.
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Different Types Of Loft Conversions Oxfordshire Loft Conversions
The kind of Loft Conversions Oxfordshire loft conversion you settle on depends on different things; the most important being how much you want to spend. The mansard style of roof will provide maximum conversion space because it gives the maximum available head height.