A Velux Loft conversion is the easiest way to create more space to any home. This conversion is a design that uses Velux windows as roof lights. As the windows are installed into the pitched roof a velux loft conversion doesn't provide extra head room. Therefore this conversion is only suitable if the loft space has enough headroom. We advice at least 2.4 meters, depending on the pitch of the roof.
There are many reasons why a Velux loft conversion is the right thing for your home. For one thing, it is a much easier path to take when it comes to making changes to your property. This is because there is no need to seek planning permission from the local authority when you opt for a Velux loft conversion. Unlike other loft conversions, which would alter the shape and configuration of your home, the Velux loft conversion doesn’t change the shape of the roof in any way, and there’s no added length or width to your loft once the windows are installed. The focus is more on the introduction of natural light into the property, and not broadening the space you have in any big way, instead utilising the existing space to its fullest potential.
There are many types of veluw windows available. From medium sized to floor to ceiling and some even can convert the window into a type of balcony.
Another reason that Velux loft conversions are an excellent choice is the versatility. It may not always be possible for you to use other loft conversions, whether this is because of safety concerns or a lack of space. The Velux loft conversion means that the windows can be fitted onto virtually any property with a pitched roof, which means that nearly all properties can benefit from this course of action. You can also upgrade and change the windows that you have installed according to your needs, with some being able to improve the amount of insulation you get from the noises out in the streets, and others being a thicker and more durable layer of glass for added safety.
One of the bigger advantages of a Velux loft conversion is the amount of money and time that you’re going to save. When you convert the loft in your home, it is a process which takes a long time, and can often be very costly, as you’ll need to redesign the roof to accommodate the new space completely, and the new dimensions, plus it has to comply with safety regulations; planning permission is also something you need to get, and this is a process which can take a long time to get in some instances. The Velux loft conversion different in that regard because you don’t need planning permission.
A velux loft conversion entails more than just putting in the windows for the property. The roof still needs to be insulated and the loft floor strengthend. Electrics and the optional plumbing also need to be installed. Overall it still has the least amount of work and compared to other options will not be anywhere near as expensive to do.(515 words)