Loft Conversions are one of the easiest ways to add extra space to your home, no doubt much easier than moving homes. It can also increase the value of your property by up to 20%. A loft conversion also has the benefits of great views and lots of sunlight.
At Surrey Finest Lofts we specialise in converting your unused space into a high quality living accommodation. We design and build unique conversions, to meet your specific needs.
You might simply need a spare room or a walking closet, or you want to save on gym memberships and have a gym at home Loft conversions are a great investment as the options are endless.
The three main types of loft conversion: Velux conversion, Dormer Conversion and Hip to Gable Conversion.
Velux Loft Conversion
Velux Loft Conversion are the most straightforward conversion you could have. There will be no roof or house alterations therefore minimum inconvenience while work in undergoing.
Velux Conversions are typically the most affordable too. Planning permission is not always requires for this type of conversion. You can convert your unused attic which most of us have either used for storage or not at all into a spacious room depending on the size of your house.
Full Width Rear Dormer Loft Conversion
A Rear Dormer Loft Conversion is the most popular conversion carried out at the moment. It is the most cost effective conversion if you are planning to create the maximum head and floor space.
It extends vertically out from your existing roof, running the length of the building. It allows you to keep your existing roof at the front elevation, where Velux Windows will be placed. It also means that most of the work will be carried from the Scaffolding outside the house, so minimum inconvenience.
Hip-to-Gable Loft Conversion
The Hip-to-Gable conversion is an extension to the side of the roof.It involves the two side hips of the roof to be replaced by a gable wall. The roof is then extended to the gables. This type of conversion is suitable for detached or semi-detached properties that have hipped roof (sloping side).
Mansard Loft Conversion
The Mansard Loft Conversion creates the maximum possible internal space. It involves the replacing of one or both slopes of the roof with a new almost straight structure of 72 degrees. This type of conversion requires the most amount of construction work and will significantly change the structure of your roof.
It typically requires planning permission at the work carried alters the structure of your roof.
L-Shape Rear Dormer Loft Conversion
The L-Shape dormer Loft conversion is only appropriate for some properties, depending on the structure. They are typical for Victorian houses with an extension to the rear of the house, as well as some corner houses.
This type of conversion without a doubt will allow you to have the greatest amount of space. It can also be divided into two room.