Loft Conversions in Blackwater, Hampshire


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What is a loft conversion?

Turning an empty space into functional storage or room accommodation is known as a loft conversion. Due to their advantages, loft conversions are now more common in the UK.

What are the various types of loft conversions?

There are three common types of conversion loft conversion; the Velux, the rear dormer and the hip-to-gable. It depends on your house as to which loft conversion would be more suitable. You need to consider the size of your house, the possible use of your conversion and the kind of planning permission certification that you would require.

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Loft conversion services in Blackwater

You can potentially increase your property’s value by 25% after getting a loft conversion Would you like to convert a vacant area of your home into a living or storage space?

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Elite Builders London provides loft conversion solutions in London. Elite Builders London provides premium-quality extensions and loft conversions to fit the style and planning permission for any Blackwater property. Our wealth of experience makes us suitable for the conversion needs of your loft, whatever the type, style, or size of your loft.

Do you need an additional loft conversion for a living room, lounge, playroom, bathroom, or office loft? Our designs are such that the conversion fits your existing structure perfectly. We are Architectural Design experts We believe that the loft should fulfil your purpose, fit well with your existing property and maintain its architectural balance.

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The advantage of having a loft conversion Blackwater

A conversion loft gives you more room without forcing you to move home. A loft conversion gives you a good feeling of living in your home. Adding an extra bedroom and bathroom for a three-bedroom house could raise its value up to 25%, according to a survey conducted by the National building society.

A Converted loft will satisfy you. If you think there is something missing from your home such as an office or a gym, you can turn your empty loft into it in Blackwater. A loft conversion is an ideal investment in your home for the longer run.  It is a worthwhile investment to use your empty space and turn it into something functional.

Offering loft conversion services in Blackwater

In Blackwater, Elite Builders London offers you stress-free loft conversion services from ideas, design, cost, stair attachment and guidance regarding planning and applicable building regulations. 

Planning loft conversions in Blackwater

Elite Builders London has a team of architects who can prepare building regulations and planning documents which can be submitted to the local council in Blackwater.

The regulations regarding loft conversions in Blackwater

From the design stage to the completion stage, we take care of every step during your loft conversion. We can also help you with obtaining permits which are required by the relevant building and planning authorities.

Design and installations in Blackwater

Our designers can provide you with excellent architectural sketches in Blackwater

Dormer Loft Conversion Services in Blackwater

Dormer loft conversions are great for loft houses that have small headroom measurements.  The most commonly seen loft conversion in the Blackwater is the dormer conversion. Conversion into a Dormer loft gives a considerable amount of head height and enough space in most lofts for a full-sized bedroom and a bathroom or shower.  The timeframe for this conversion is usually seven weeks and you normally do not require a planning permit. The dormer is built up from the roof slope. This means that most of the work would be done with external scaffolding.

Velux loft conversions in the Blackwater area

Conversion into a Velux window loft is non-disruptive and requires little roof destruction.  The roof remains undisturbed as the property is fitted with Windows.
Usually, such a type of loft conversion does not require any planning permits in Blackwater.  Conversion into a Velux loft is ideal for a loft with a considerable headroom. 

For properties with planning constraints, Velux conversion loft is a good consideration. 

L-shaped loft conversion options in Blackwater

An L-shaped loft conversion has great popularity in Blackwater. Generally, this kind of loft conversion gives enough floor area to have two full sized bedrooms and a bathroom. To make the ceiling height sufficient, the back is adjusted to be in a lower position. 

Blackwater Mansard loft conversion services

Mansard loft conversions are a popular choice for homeowners.

A level roof is built over steep sloping sides that displace on one of the two roof slopes.

The structural demands of a Mansard loft conversion makes it more expensive and also requires you planning permission.

We can provide a fantastic service delivery for whatever design you choose for your Mansard loft conversion.

Blackwater hip to gable an loft conversion services

Conversion Hip-to-Gable is ideal for use in an unoccupied space. This conversion provides you with adequate space by extending the range to meet the wall outside. 

Custom loft conversion services in Blackwater

If you have any loft conversion types that you want for your home, we can help you with it. In Blackwater we design complete, custom loft conversions for customers. We guide you and help you throughout the project. 

Blackwater loft conversion process

Step one conducting a survey

After you contact us, we schedule a meeting according to your convenience to go over the details of the project. This allows us to discuss in detail with you and to determine what kind of loft conversion design you will need in Blackwater. 

The attic size would determine how long the survey would take. A larger attic will take more time. Usually, each visit takes out around 40 to 45 minutes on average.

Step two: giving you a quotation

We will require full architectural drawings in order to provide a quote for your loft conversion accurately.

The quotation will be provided either by email or personally within seven days.

Step three: completing your project

If you choose our services, we will request a first instalment which would be a percentage of the total cost.  Once the instalments are agreed, we will give you a timescale for the project. 

Once we have an agreement, we will handle your loft conversion throughout to make sure that your project is completed within the time frame and the budget that has been allocated.  Having insured staff allows us to offer guaranteed building services for a loft conversion project.

Why choose us for a loft conversion in Blackwater? 

Some of the advantages of hiring elite builders London in Blackwater are as follows. 

  • Experience:

    We have an excellent reputation for our services in terms of quality in Blackwater due to our years of experience in working with different construction projects. 

  • Expertise:

    We have within our team, highly skilled and qualified professionals with many years of experience in the construction industry in Blackwater. 

  • Accredited:

    To offer exceptional design and construction -related services, elite builders London has all the necessary accreditations. Elite builders London are committed to providing exciting spaces in the safe playing, working, and living environment.

  • Extremely professional:

    Our team at elite builders London also includes experts and specialists with years of experience which allows us to deliver top quality loft extension projects in Blackwater. Quality loft conversion All the loft conversion jobs that elite builders London works on are constructed to the highest of standards. Solving difficult problems that come with loft conversions is part of the job for our projects in Blackwater. 

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The advantage of having a loft conversion Blackwater

A conversion loft gives you more room without forcing you to move home. A loft conversion gives you a good feeling of living in your home. Adding an extra bedroom and bathroom for a three-bedroom house could raise its value up to 25%, according to a survey conducted by the National building society.

A Converted loft will satisfy you. If you think there is something missing from your home such as an office or a gym, you can turn your empty loft into it in Blackwater. A loft conversion is an ideal investment in your home for the longer run.  It is a worthwhile investment to use your empty space and turn it into something functional.

Take advantage of the free consultation session for your loft conversion in Blackwater. If you need some details about transforming your current loft space with a custom loft conversion in Blackwater, our expert consultants are here to answer your questions and provide expert guidance. For any type of support as well as a quotation for a loft conversion, call us on (020) 8987 8071.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I know I have enough head height for a loft conversion?
The suitability of a loft conversion is strictly defined by the head height of the room. Industry set standards dictate that the roof centre height as well as the ceiling joists height must be a minimum of 2.2 m.

The required industry height should be present to complete a loft conversion without problems even though it may be possible to install a loft conversion in its absence.

When can you permit development be provided to allow conversion?
One of the most important factors that has to do with a planning permit application is the loft size. The size requirements for approved construction is such that the loft conversion size must not be greater than 50 cubic m in the case of a detached property and 40 cubic m in the case of a terrace property.
Is a dormer a necessity for loft conversions when more space is required to achieve the requisite dimension?
All loft conversions don’t require enough space for a dormer. It depends on the particular needs of the customer and the environment we need to deal with within the roof room. The dormer can become a part of the requirements if the customer requires extra rooms or showers to be added as part of the loft conversion installation. Stairs access can be created by the use of a dormer in case the property in question is semi-attached.

Our approach to all of our projects and services is focused on customer satisfaction which is why we take great care in carefully listening to all the requirements of our customers no matter what the type of their home extension is.

Where will the staircase go?

The stairs that lead to the attic can be ideally placed above the existing set of stairs.
To install a new staircase, cutting any area of the existing living space will not be required as an enclosure can be created along the side of the wall to accommodate the new staircase.

Your house’s current floor plan is another deciding factor.  Other alternatives particularly when you are contemplating a hip to gable conversion can be considered based on the scale and your attic conversion plans.

What is a hip to back gable loft conversion?
Various properties today suffer from a limited space in their attics because of the presence of sloping edges and traditional hipped roofs. This restriction presents a challenge in creating a conversion of the loft that does not need to expand your house.
Properties that future these limitations are much better served by hip to gable loft extensions.
Under what ceiling height can loft conversions be easily installed?

The minimum ceiling height to be converted is 2.2 m.  The height can be calculated exactly between the Timber Ridge and the top of the joist which is located on the ceiling.

Even after repairs, you can expect to receive 1.9 m of living space in terms of the height of the ceiling of your new loft conversion.

What do mansard loft conversions usually entail?
Francoise Mansard, a 17th-century French architect is the inspiration behind the name of the mansard loft.  You can find this conversion almost always at the back end of the house.  The flat roof is a standard component of this loft conversion, and it also features a sloping wall at the back.
Is an architect required for a loft conversion?
To assess the ability of the structure to withstand the new conversion, you will need expert guidance from an architect.  This assessment will determine whether structural changes such as the installation of a new roof is required for your loft conversion.
Is a loft conversion more economically efficient than an extension is?
One of the most viable options which you can use to increase living space in your house is by using a loft conversion. Increasing the size of your home is a much more economically efficient choice than moving to a new location. 
Is scaffolding necessary for every loft conversion?
It comes down to the individual contract. Those contractors who want to work from the outside of the building will install scaffolding wherever they need to work. From the scaffold they will gain entry to the workspace, and so they might not need to enter the flat at all in the early start of the work.
Is the party wall agreement always required for a loft conversion?
Party wall agreements are only required for walls that are shared between you and someone else. No additional permissions are required for detached houses as shared walls do not exist in these types of properties.
Can my loft conversion project include a new bedroom?
A loft may only be classified as a space if it meets a certain set criteria. All relevant building regulations as well as the different requirements for all bedrooms must be met for the bedroom to be added to a loft conversion.
Can my neighbours stop my loft conversion? 
They can extend the time that will take for the conversion to complete but it may not be possible to stop the conversion altogether. If you tell your neighbours about your plans ahead of schedule, then there is a high chance that they will not cause problems for your project.
Is it possible to add a room inside my attic?
In order to convert your attic, you need to consider the building requirements that qualify attics for transformation into a living area. Your attic’s ceiling height from the floor must be at a minimum 2.2 m in order for it to qualify for transformation. If your attic’s height does not meet this requirement, you will need to either raise the roof of your attic, or lower the floor level of the property.
Are newly constructed houses available for loft conversions?
It is difficult to perform a loft conversion in a new house but is normally possible. Some buildings that still have units for sale often have certain restrictions that might limit what you can do with the property that can also include adding a loft conversion.
What benefits can I achieve with a loft conversion?
The market value of your residential property can be greatly enhanced by the use of a loft conversion. Latest National Building Society research has shown that a loft conversion can always add more than 25% to your home’s value.
Do you need planning permission for a loft conversion? 
Given that the loft conversion in your building is considered permitted development, planning permission is not generally required. 
How long does a loft conversion take?
Elite builders London are expert loft conversion specialists which will ensure that your loft conversion is completed within the timeframe we commit. We will deliver your loft conversion project within the exact timeframe that we commit to you at the start. Loft conversions ideally take between one and three months to complete.
How competitive are your prices?
You can rest assured that our prices will be economically efficient for loft conversion projects.


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