Loft conversion in County Antrim

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Came and gave quote and then completed job on the same day, I was very happy with work done
Mr Phil Hall
Quotatis helped me find a local company who's given me an excellent quote. Thanks Quotatis
Ms Michelle Aidoo
This was the best way I have ever got a quote and you know that that they are good reliable tradesman with certificates
Mrs Diana Fox
Extremely efficient and amazingly quick acquiring the nearest relevant companies to my location.
Mrs Gwen Tapp
Hereford
Excellent, saved me the time and trouble of finding local and reliable contractors. Thank you.
Mr K Gregg
Coventry
Very personable and the whole process painless, friendly and efficient.
Mrs Sarah Baxendale

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Loft conversions are a terrific way to add space and value to your property. They can be costly and complicated, but thorough planning and design can make the process of your loft conversion as smooth as possible. There are various different aspects that may differ among loft conversions, so it is vital to have a architectural survey done on your existing loft to determine what kind of conversion will be appropriate. If other conversions have been done on similar properties in your road, check and find out what kind of conversions have been done.

Loft conversions can be done in many homes, but your existing loft needs to have at least 2.2-2.4m of ceiling height in order to carry out a conversion as some of this space will be lost to extra insulation or modifications to the roof height. If you don’t have the required ceiling height, modifications can be made to the existing roof or floor of the loft, but this will be costly. Also take into account the location of the staircase, as you will need a appropriate location for a permanent staircase on the floor below the loft.

There are lots of forms of loft conversion. Rooflight and dormer window loft conversions are the most simple. Rooflight conversions will simply require setting up rooflights into the existing roof profile, while dormer windows are vertical windows with their own small roofs that are positioned in the pre-existing roof. Dormer windows add headroom in situations where it would be restricted. Additionally, there are the higher priced hip to gable and mansard style loft conversions, but these will considerably expand the size of the room.

Some loft conversions, especially simpler designs like rooflight or dormer conversions, will be covered by permitted development rights and accordingly not need planning permission, providing you do not intend on adjusting the size of the structure of the existing roof. Hip to gable and mansard conversions are more likely to require planning permission. If you are in a conservation area you must have planning permission, and this will probably stipulate the kind of conversion that can be used, as it’ll need to be a design that suits the area. If any of the walls of the loft are terraced, you will need a Party Wall Agreement. Building regulations will apply to all areas of loft conversions.

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County Antrim is among one of Northern Ireland’s 6 counties with a population of little more than 616,000, which makes it the largest area by population in Northern Ireland. It’s in the northeast of the country and can be found within the old province of Ulster. County Antrim in addition houses the city of Lisburn, in addition to the big towns of Antrim, Ballymena, Larne and Newtownabbey. Improving your County Antrim property is important to retaining property value and appeal, so only use local and vetted tradespeople in your neighborhood.

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