FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is my loft high enough to have a loft conversion?
As a general rule your loft needs to be a minimum of 2.3M measured from the top of the ridge board to the plaster board ceiling below. However, at Bakers Lofts our team may be able to find a solution even if your loft is slightly less than this.
Do I need planning permission?
As a rule planning permission is not normally required, if however, your property does need planning permission, our team will advise you through the process. Building regulations are always necessary.
Will a loft conversion add value to my house?
Most definitely a loft conversion is one of the biggest things you can do to add value to your property.
Can we go and see some of your previous work?
Yes, of course and we recommend you do. We have a long list of show lofts of previous customers who would be happy to answer any questions you have, such as
- Did the price of the loft go up?
- Did the workers turn up everyday?
- Was the work completed on time and to a high standard?
- Was there a lot of mess and disturbance?
- Would they use Baker's again?
Do you sub-contract out your work?
With Bakers Lofts you will see the same friendly team every day. We understand that having builders in your home can be unsettling and that seeing the same team creates a good working relationship and puts our clients at ease.
How will my home be affected during the work?
Surprising little - Bakers Lofts aim to cause as little disruption to you everyday life as possible with the majority of the work being done via external access. You will be able to remain living in the property throughout the conversion. We will leave your home in a clean and safe condition throughout the process.
How long will my conversion take?
For the average sized three bed home 8-10 weeks from start to finish.