1. Can my loft be converted?

If you have 2.3m of headspace in your loft then a loft conversion is usually feasible.

2. What areas do Loftplan cover?

At present, we are available in most of the south of England. If you are in any doubt concerning your location, please do not hesitate to contact us.

3. What can I use my space for?

The possibilities are endless and Loftplan have created a variety of rooms - from bedrooms with en-suites, to nurseries, entertainment rooms or home offices, with both Dormers and Velux windows. The use of the available space is entirely up to you, and our experienced design team will be there to guide you every step of the way.

4. How long does a loft conversion take?

A job typically takes between 6 and 8 weeks, but the precise time is largely dependant on the size of the loft and other property specific factors. We can give a clearer indication of the time it would take to convert your loft by arranging for one of our designers to come and visit you.

5. How much does a loft conversion cost?

The price will be determined by numerous factors, such as the size of your loft and the various features included. Our quotations are carefully calculated and fixed price, covering all stages from design to completion.

6. How can I obtain a quote?

By completing our online enquiry form or calling our freephone number, we can arrange for one of our surveyors to visit your property. We will arrange for one of our experienced designers to visit you.

7. What will a sales appointment consist of?

A sales appointment can be arranged at your convenience, whether daytime or evening. It would be helpful if you could provide a light and a ladder to allow our designer access to your loft. In this appointment you will have the opportunity to convey your ideas and requirements whilst also being guided expert advice regarding your future living space. With this information we can then provide you with a detailed quotation which you will receive shortly after the appointment.

8. Can I view a completed conversion?

We are more than happy to arrange a visit to a previously completed loft conversion subject to the availability of our existing clients.

9. Will I need building regulations?

Being a major work, all loft conversions require building regulation approval from the local authority.

10. Will I need planning permission?

If your property has permitted development rights, then planning permission is not required. In all other instances, however, it is necessary to obtain planning permission from the local authority.

11. Who will correspond with the local officials?

Loftplan will carry out all necessary correspondence with the local authority, including obtaining planning permission and building regulation approval.

12. Can I use my own plans?

Yes, Loftplan can undertake work from existing plans if required.

13. Will the work be fully supervised?

We have a highly experienced team of supervisors who are onsite regularly to monitor the progress of our installation teams. Our supervisors will make every effort to interact with and accommodate the needs of the client at every stage of installation.

14. Is the undertaken work insured?

Yes, Loftplan is fully insured for all necessary work.

15. Can you convert timber frame buildings?

Yes, through using our modern techniques this is possible.

16. Can a trussed rafter roof be converted?

Yes.

17. Do Loftplan build staircases?

Yes, we provide custom staircases built in our own workshop. The spindles can also be designed to match your existing staircase exactly if required.

18. Will I receive any after completion service?

Yes - at Loftplan, we provide a full customer orientated service. We will be more than happy to attend to any queries you have or any situations that may arise after completion. With our ten year structural guarantee, you can be assured that your loft conversion is in safe hands for years to come.

19. Will a Loftplan conversion add value to my property?

The addition of a loft conversion will typically add a significant value to a property. A recent survey conducted by Nationwide Building Society found that a loft conversion will on average add 21% to the value of your home, although market related factors should also be considered.

20. Will I receive a guarantee?

Yes, all Loftplan conversions, upon completion, are granted a ten year structural guarantee.