Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Southampton
If you've got all the living space that you need downstairs but are lacking bedrooms and bathrooms, then a loft conversion can be the perfect way to bring your home into proportion. Making the decision to convert the loft of your property requires careful consideration of your roof structure, heating and insulation.
The Various Types Of Loft Conversions In Southampton
You'll need to have enough roof space already without having an extension for some kinds of conversion.
In order to maximise productivity, a home office requires plenty of natural light, so steer clear of black-out blinds and heavy materials. Popular uses for a loft conversion include a teenage den, cinema room or home office.
Building Regulations In Southampton, Hampshire
Loft conversions will always need approval under building regulations (irrespective of whether they need planning permission) so it pays to adopt the full plans application approach and have a detailed scheme approved before you approach a builder. To find out more about whether you'll need planning permission, and any other permissions you might need, visit our guide to building regulations and planning permission.
Homes in conservation areas will generally have restricted permitted development rights.
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Loft Conversion Specilialst From Loft Conversions Southampton
Though it's possible to attempt a day conversion with expert help for some of the trickier aspects, the large amount of work involved in a loft often results in many people choosing to contract a specialist loft conversion company to undertake the task. Any preparation for a building regulation survey can be completed by either the designer or loft conversion company you are working with.