Savvy residents of the City Of Bristol, UK are maximising the value of their properties through a variety of home improvement measures, which include: loft conversions, basement conversions, general refurbishments, and home renovation (replacing old structures and joinery/masonry with new, freshly fitted out materials and fixings).
All of these different measures contribute to increasing the value of a property; however, there is one in particular that is especially cost efficient when it comes to increasing the value of a home.
And that is loft conversion.
What is Bristol Loft Conversion?
Loft conversion (in this case, in the city of Bristol) is the process of converting a loft at the upper quadrant of a given property into a useable space. This enables the owner of the property or the properties inhabitants to have more room for any purpose, be it storage, an additional bedroom, a bedroom with en suite, a study, a home gym, or basically any purpose you can think of.
Does A Loft Conversion Increase The Value Of A Bristol Home?
Yes. Loft conversions in the area of bristol can increase the value of a home by around 20-25% provided it has the right attributes.
Attributes contributing to the increase in value of a property through the construction of a loft conversion invariably include:
1/ The amount of increased space – Usually if the loft space is increased by a large amount, this will result in the value of the home increasing by a larger scale factor than if the loft was a small loft.
2/ The purpose of the loft conversion – Is it a bedroom with an associated en suite bathroom? This will increase the value of a property significantly, also the addition of a home office will significantly increase the value of a home. However, additional bedrooms generally speaking will always increase the value of a property and can be considered a “surefire” way to increase a Bristol homes’ value.
3/ The elements included in the loft conversion – Does the window use the velux system and does this add more natural light? Does the loft now have a strong, stable staircase or is it a ladder system? Concerning the elements of décor, are there things included furniture-wise that would increase the value of the home?
To sum up, the value of homes across the United Kingdom (not just Bristol) can have their value increased significantly by converting the loft into a usable space, but it is not only lofts that can be converted, it’s also basements.
Basement conversion is another component of a property that can be made into a usable space in order to increase a properties’ value; however, basement conversion can be a complex process. If the ceiling in the basement is not of a sufficient height, there may need to be structural adjustments made to the property in order to make the basement habitable. The results of such a conversion can be impressive and basements, like lofts, can be used for multiple different purposes including a home office, a bedroom, a study room, games room, or even indoor swimming pool.
Make sure to find the best building company before undertaking a project of this scale. Always remember that a loft conversion is a project that (in order to be a success with minimal fuss & hassle) requires a high standard in worksmanship and experience; so, if you’re considering converting a loft, make sure you hire a team of builders that have the proper accreditations, and experience.
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