If you are looking to improve the space and value of your home or commercial building, an extension is a great way to achieve this. The types of extensions that we are accustomed to building and constructing are as follows:
Planning a loft conversion is the first step towards shaping and building your future investment and for certain, planning will help you establish what type of loft conversion is most suitable for you and your home. Types of loft conversions are as follows:
An internal loft conversion is generally the easiest way and the smallest budget restricted way to converting a loft into a comfortable living space. This type of conversion involves converting the existing loft space by strengthening the floors, adding new ones, providing insulation, and replacing windows or adding windows into the existing roof slopes to let in light and ventilation.
A Dormer loft conversion is generally constructed to the rear of the existing roof space under permitted development rights, but subject to planning permission, a dormer can be constructed to the side or front of your house. This type of loft conversion is great for adding additional space increasing the floor space as well as the head height. Depending on your existing roof landscape and budget the different types of Dorma’s you can consider include:
- Single Dorma
- Double Dorma
- Side Dorma
- L-Shape Dorma
- Hip to Gable
A Mansard loft conversion normally requires planning permission and requires intensive construction labor compared to other types of loft conversions. This type of loft conversion is typically built to the rear of a property but subject to planning permission can be built at the front of a property and alters the structure of a sloped roof with multiple roof light dormers; It almost has a straight 72 degrees angle.
A mansard conversion is by far the most aesthetically pleasing with grand optimal results in that this type of conversion is designed to support multiple room configurations and structures and even a Juliet balcony. High budget is required.