If you are looking to add some more space to your home in Glasgow, then a loft conversion may be the way forward. Not only does a loft conversion add valuable space to your home, but they are also very good value for money. An improved storage or living space can increase the price of your property significantly.
However, it is important to keep in mind that your plan to convert your loft may need planning permission or a building warrant granted by your local council. At Archiplan Glasgow, we provide everything you need for planning permission or a building warrant so that you can complete your loft conversion in Glasgow.
Benefits of a loft conversion
As mentioned previously, a loft conversion could add valuable space and also increase the value of your property significantly. There are many other additional benefits that could be reaped with a loft conversion in your home, including the following:
- Avoid moving costs
One of the main reasons you may want to move house is to gain extra space for you and your family. However, moving houses comes with many costs. Not only is it expensive, but it can also affect your family.
Finding a house that you love and the process of moving out can be stressful and sometimes even traumatic. It can add extra time to your commute each day and your children may have to move school. By converting your loft, you can gain more and spend less, and save yourself the stress of moving house.
- Get creative
Converting your loft can be a fun little project for you and your family. You can start from scratch and really make the space your own. Being higher up will give you the opportunity to create a room with a view that overlooks your neighbourhood and beyond. Why not convert your loft into a home cinema or a family games room? The choices are endless!
- Energy efficiency
There are more and more concerns about saving our planet, whilst doing so in a cost effective manner. By converting your loft you can improve your energy efficiency and also save money on your bills. It is a win-win!
It is common that many loft conversions do not require a building warrant or planning permission however, in some cases, it is required. At Archiplan Glasgow we can organise this for you. From start to finish, Archiplan can deal with everything right up until your new space is completely finished.
If planning permission is required, it can weeks from the submission of the original application to the approval of the council for the planning permission to be acquired. Our team at Archiplan Glasgow will carry out everything from the filling out of the application form to communicating with your local city council. During this period, your building warrant will also be processed. If only a building warrant is required then we can sort this out for you and this will only take around 4 weeks.
With most loft conversions, a Structural Engineers Report is required. At Archiplan we also offer structural engineering services that can be of assistance to ensure that your planning permission is granted promptly. If you are thinking about a loft conversion for your Glasgow home and would like to know more about our services then contact us today.