Utilizing a homes loft space is becoming increasingly common due to the many advantages that it offers, which in many cases, a well converted attic can increase the homes interior by up to 30%. A loft conversion might range from simply adding in one or two well-placed windows or it might involve an entire refit of the space. In most cases, the attic space can be transformed in to almost any room type, which is only really limited by your imagination. Common uses for a loft conversion included a spare bathroom or bedroom, an office or study room, or a game or chill out room.
Beyond just the increase in liveable space, a loft conversion can offer many advantages to the property owner. A significant factor is the ability to increase the marketable value of the home. Although the increase in value will be highly dependent on the extent of work carried out, recent studies show that a high-quality loft conversion has the potential to increase a property’s value by as much as 20%. Converting the internal liveable space is also an effective way to avoid the high costs that are often involved in having to move to a new home.
A further benefit to planning a loft conversion is that there are often fewer restrictions in place and that it isn’t always necessary to obtain planning permission from the local authorities. However, it often benefits to consult with a specialised loft conversion company when thinking of updating a property’s inside space. A knowledgeable specialist will be able to offer complete guidance on the entire process of converting a loft, which might involve advising on the feasibility of converting your particular attic space, providing detailed plans, advising on planning requirements, costs involved, and ensuring that the work is completed to a safe and high standard.