A Velux loft conversion (named after the brand of window frame) is one of the most practical ways of making use of an empty attic space. Essentially, Velux windows are fitted either side of a sloped roof attic space and the space itself is transformed accordingly, usually into a bedroom. This style is popular as, aside from the window fitting, no other alterations to the roof are required.
Other benefits include:
- Minimal disruption – just need to convert the loft space and add the windows
- Cheaper than Dormer, mansard and hip to gable loft conversions
- No planning permission required whilst adding substantial adding value to your home
Provided there is sufficient height in your attic space, a velux loft conversion is a simple, cost effective way of adding additional living space to your home.