Do you have dead space on the top of your house? Are spiders the common reason for you or your wife not venturing into the loft above? If this is the case, then you must move towards loft conversion which is basically converting your empty loft space into a functional space which can be a bedroom, Spare room, gym or even a Cinema room. Loft conversions are the best transformation option for you then!
A loft conversion or extension is one of the most cost-effective methods of building extra space in your house. Moreover, modern urban engineers and designers cite loft conversions as one of the top reasons for an increase in the value of your property especially in the Dorset County which especially includes the neighborhood of Poole, Portland, Weymouth and Bournemouth.
The decision to uplift your property with a loft conversion or extension in Dorset is an easy one. However, the kind of lofts and deciding upon the one that suits you best is the most difficult part. This is where the professionals from Dorset Loft Conversion jump in. The type of loft and their pre-requisites include:
Velux Loft Conversions
This is the cheapest method of creating extra space for you in your house. You must consider this loft extension if there is enough head space in the loft that you are trying to build. The least amount of building work has to be done and the light source can easily be the natural light opening made in the roof. Moreover, no planning permission is required from the council as the end result is not taller than the actual roof structure.
Mansard Loft Conversions
Out of all the loft conversions, this provides the largest increase in extension space. The slopping part of your roof is extended to give the extra space that you desire. This will require prior planning permission. However, Dorset Loft Conversion can help you in getting the planning permission as well as provide all the expertise required to complete such a job. The Mansard loft conversion is best suited for properties with large roof area like a chalet or terraced bungalow.
Dormer Loft Conversions
The most favored loft conversion for the UK and especially people living in and around the Poole and Bournemouth area. This extension can be done on a variety of roofs that include terraces, semi-detached and detached houses. This conversion is ideal if you require extra space either horizontally or vertically. The walls as an end result are vertical as compared to the sloping ones for another type of loft conversion or roof extension. Most dormer loft conversions do not require a planning approval. However, if one is required Dorset Loft Conversion can help you not only attain it but also complete the entire job at highly reasonable prices.
Gable End Loft Conversions
If your roof has multiple sloping sides than the Gable End loft conversion is ideal for you. This kind of loft conversion uses the third or fourth slope and extends the slope into a vertical wall, hereby providing you extra space which at times is one-fifth of the roof floor area. In case of four slopes, the extension can be done on both sides of the building hereby giving you a huge amount of space to create a Bedroom with on suite, living room or even a play area for kids. The usual properties in Poole and Bournemouth that are suitable for Gable Loft conversion include large bungalows.
If you are still making up your mind and having a tough time on deciding the type of loft conversion you need, you can take help from trained professionals at Dorset Loft Conversion. If Dorset is your local area, just pick up the phone and dial 07813 435833. You can also contact us online and let DLC help you in deciding the best loft for you in your budget and aesthetic imagination. This is the first step in creating magic right in your house.Still confused? Then take a quick quote from Dorset Loft Conversion and convert your imaginative dream into an enviable reality.