Loft Conversions in Minster, Kent


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What is a loft conversion?

The transformation of an empty loft space into something functional such as a storage or accommodation room is called a loft conversion. Loft conversions have gained considerable popularity in the UK because of all their advantages

What are the various types of loft conversions?

Commonly, there are three types of loft conversions; the rear dormer, the Velux and the Hip-to-gable. Your loft conversion’s style will depend on your house. The various factors that you need to consider are the possible conversion use, the size and the planning permission that you would require.

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Loft conversion services in Minster

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. In Minster, Elite Builders London is known for providing quality extensions and loft conversions to fit the style of your home. Our experience makes us the ideal choice for your loft conversion needs regardless of the type, size or style 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 It is important for us to ensure that your loft fits with the existing property, fulfils your purpose and maintains architectural balance.

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Why do a loft conversion in Minster?

If you are looking for more space, you can get it with a loft conversion without having to move to a different place. A loft conversion makes you feel as if you have moved to a new home. According to the National building society, an extra bedroom and bathroom usually raises the value of a three-bedroom house by around 25%.

A loft conversion will definitely meet your requirements. In Minster, you can convert your empty loft into a functional face such as a bathroom, a gym, or bedroom. A loft conversion will have many benefits in the long run. Usually the additional functionality will prove a worthwhile investment if you decide to sell your home.

Offering loft conversion services in Minster

Elite Builders London offer you a stress free loft conversion solutions that range from ideas to design and guidance regarding the planning permission in Minster.

Planning loft conversions in Minster

Our architects at elite builders London can provide building regulations and planning documents which have to be submitted to the local council in Minster.

Rules and regulations for loft conversions in Minster

From the design stage to completion we take on loft conversion projects anywhere in Minster.  We also give you the necessary guidance and help regarding permits required by regulatory building and planning authorities.

Design and installations in Minster

In Minster our skilled and experienced loft conversion designer team is on hand to give you excellent architectural sketches.

Dormer Loft Conversion Services in Minster

Dormer loft conversions are a great choice for houses that have a small headroom margin. The most common type of loft conversion in Minster 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.  Dormer loft conversions will not require a planning permit and can take up around seven weeks to complete. A dormer is built up from the roof slope in most cases. That means the majority of the work is done using external scaffolding. 

Minster Velux loft conversion services

Conversion into a Velux window loft is non-disruptive and requires little roof destruction.  The roof is left untouched and the property is fitted with Windows.
Usually, such a type of loft conversion does not require any planning permits in Minster.  A Velux loft conversion is a good choice for a loft with an adequate amount of headroom.

Moreover, if your property has planning constraints, you should consider a Velux conversion loft.

Minster L-Shaped loft conversions

In Minster, an L-shaped loft conversion is a popular choice.  In general, this type of loft conversion has enough floor area to contain two full-size bedrooms and a bathroom.  The back is adjusted to be in a lower position to make the ceiling height sufficient.

Mansard loft conversion services in Minster

Mansard loft conversions are a popular choice for homeowners.

These lofts have steep sloping sides which displace on one of two of the roof slopes and then a level roof is built on it. 

You need planning permission for Mansard loft conversions and they are relatively more expensive due to the structural requirements.

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

Hip-to-gable loft conversions in Minster 

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 options in Minster

We can help you with the right type of loft conversion that you need. In Minster we design complete, custom loft conversions for customers. We stay with you from the very first step till last step to make sure that we make you satisfied.

Our loft conversion processes in Minster

Step one surveying the location 

After you contact us, we schedule a meeting according to your convenience to go over the details of the project. This would help us to discuss the kind of loft conversion that would be suitable for your home in Minster. 

The amount of time required to survey your house depends on the size of your attic. A larger attic will take more time. Each visit approximately takes around 45 minutes.

Step two: preparing a quotation

In order to provide you an accurate quotation, we will need the full architectural drawings.

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

Step 3: execution

If you choose our services, we will request a first instalment which would be a percentage of the total cost.  A timescale for the whole project will be provided once the payment plan of instalments is agreed by both parties.

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.  We have designed our loft conversion services around the satisfaction of our customers and have been offering them for over 40 years.

Why are we the ideal choice for a loft conversion project in Minster?

We have listed below a few of the most convincing factors which makes elite builders London the ideal choice for your loft conversions in Minster.

  • Experience:

    In Minster, we have an exceptional reputation for the quality of our work as well as the skill of our workers and part of that is because of our successful years of delivering quality work.

  • Expertise:

    Our team of experienced professionals with years of experience are ideally placed for all construction -related projects in Minster.

  • Accredited:

    Having all the relevant accreditations allows elite builders London to offer exceptional quality services relating to design and construction. Whether we have delivered a home extension project or any other construction project, we make lots of efforts to ensure that they are safe and enjoyable to work in.

  • Extremely professional:

    Elite builders London has a professional loft conversion team of specialists and they all work skilfully to deliver a product a perfect loft conversion job in Minster.  Quality loft conversion At elite builders London, we make sure to successfully adhere to all relevant standards for loft conversion jobs. Solving difficult problems that come with loft conversions is part of the job for our projects in Minster. 

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Why do a loft conversion in Minster?

If you are looking for more space, you can get it with a loft conversion without having to move to a different place. A loft conversion makes you feel as if you have moved to a new home. According to the National building society, an extra bedroom and bathroom usually raises the value of a three-bedroom house by around 25%.

A loft conversion will definitely meet your requirements. In Minster, you can convert your empty loft into a functional face such as a bathroom, a gym, or bedroom. A loft conversion will have many benefits in the long run. Usually the additional functionality will prove a worthwhile investment if you decide to sell your home.

Contact us for a free loft conversion consultation in Minster If you have questions about how to go about your latest loft conversion project in Minster, our team of experts and professionally qualified workers can answer all of them and help you make the right choice. Call now on (020) 8987 8071 for some support or get a free loft conversion quote.

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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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