Can we convert your loft?
Mostlofts can be converted, but there are three main things you need to check to be sure. The first and most important is the internal height of the existing loft, from the top of the ceiling joist to underneath the ridgeboard in the apex.”
How much does a loft conversion add to the value of your house?
According to Nationwide, this would add an average of 21% to a home’s value, or£63,000 if the home was worth £300,000 before the work commenced. A reasonably decent loft conversion costs in the region of £30,000 and £40,000.
How much does it cost to convert a loft?
This will cost upwards of £20,000. However the average dormer loft conversion with a double bedroom and en suite costs about £35,000–£50,000.
What are the different types of loft conversion?
There are, generally speaking, three main types of loft conversions (exluding simple Velux conversions) commonly found in homes across the UK, each slightly different, but all aiming to give you and your family extra living space. The three main options are dormer, hip to gable and mansard loft conversions.
What is the best insulation for a loft conversion?
Currently, building regulations for loft conversions dictate that the u-value of the roof must be 0.18W/m2 or lower. This equates to a thick 270mm layer of fibre or wool insulation, about 175mm of rigid board insulation or around 125mm of high performance spray foam.
How long does a loft conversion take?
Typically, a rear dormer loft conversion on a terraced property will take four and a half weeks to complete and a Gable end and rear dormer on a semi-detached property will take five and a half weeks to complete.