1. Do your research:

Make sure your loft is suitable for a conversion. There is not much point in putting a load of preparation in only to find out at the last minute that you can’t go ahead. SkyLofts can easily recommend if your property is suitable for a loft conversion.

2. Find the right tradesmen: 
Choosing the right company for you loft conversion is the single most important thing. Choosing a loft conversion specialist like SkyLofts is your best option and with previous loft conversions in Hampshire, Surrey and South West London for you to view, it gives you an opportunity to see our work first hand

3. Cover the Costs:
You should have a good idea of how much your loft conversion will cost. SkyLofts offer all our prospect customers  a free loft quotation.

4. Get Permission:
Be sure to go through all the relevant planning permission and regulatory processes. You might think you can cut corners to save money or time, but it will not be worth it in the long run. When choosing a specialist loft company like SkyLofts they do all this for you, making it as stress free as possible.

5. Be A Good Neighbour:
Be sure to discuss your plans with those that live around you. You will not get away with trying to sneakily convert a loft. It is best that everyone knows up front what’s on the horizon and party wall agreements need to be considered, you can find out more about wall agreements by clicking here

6. Extend or Convert:
Some people are happy just to convert their loft and take the space that they gain as it comes, but you could considering whether extending even further and making the most of that extra room is worth it. You are making a substantial investment already, why not go a step further? SkyLofts can help and advise on extending further to gain more space in your loft.

7. Go Green:
If you’re committed to a loft conversion then it is a perfect opportunity to add green credentials to your home by including solar panels and better insulation. This is another inclusion which will incur more cost but make you savings in the long run.

If you have an questions regarding loft conversion in Hampshire, Surrey or South West London then please contact SkyLofts on 01252 500872 or email info@skylofts.co.uk