If planning laws allow, maximising the space by adding a full-width dormer window and altering the side roof so it goes from sloped to "straight'" - when viewed from the front or back - makes for a larger and more valuable loft conversion
| Some loft conversion
companies will charge extra if you deviate from spec
TYRONE'S cut-price loft conversion
results in disaster - namely the mechanic falling through the ceiling and being rushed to hospital.
As a starting point think about using a dedicated loft conversion
company to turn your attic space into a habitable room, as these expert operations will often have good ideas about making best use of space.
TELLY funnyman Ford Kiernan is embroiled in a battle with the drummer from Travis - over a loft conversion
A loft conversion
can be as simple as adding a few skylights or creating your dream |space and it could add value to your home when you come to sell
Topflite (North West) Ltd blocked a flue for a gas fire while carrying out a loft conversion
in a next door house to the couple's Lauder Close home in summer 2013.
Andy Garwood, from BeSure Building and Maintenance Services, has some top tips if you are considering a loft conversion
It's estimated that a loft conversion
can add 10% to a property's value
"Anyone unsure about whether or not to go ahead with a loft conversion
- or indeed any other major household renovation - has just had their mind made up by the Chancellor," said Derek Livesey, managing director of UK-wide loft conversion
Removing outstanding violations, such as an inadequate fire safety system, qualifies the building for a certificate of occupancy under the city's loft conversion
If done well, a loft conversion
can add significant value to a house.