Are Attic Conversions Worth The Money?

Attic conversions can be a welcome addition to many homes, especially when additional bedroom space is required. Firstly, getting a surveyor to check that an attic conversion is achievable. Once confirmed find reputable builders and gain several quotations. Depending on the size and your local authority, you may find that planning permission isn’t required as most attic conversions fall under permitted development, which enables homeowners to undertake certain works without the need to submit full plans. However, you will be required to comply with building regulations.  With this in mind, you may save money on the planning fees. Attic conversions also save the expense of having to have footings dug and with most of the structure also in place, having vellum style windows will also save on the structural cost of, for example, a hip to gable roof or a large dorma. In short, an attic conversion can be a cost-effective solution to gain added living space.