Attic conversions, also known as loft conversions, can be a great way to add extra space to your home. There are some considerations to take into account when considering converting your attic in Ireland.
Do you need planning permission to convert an attic in Ireland?
You may need to apply for planning permission for your attic conversion if you wish to do any of the following:
- Use the attic room as a bedroom
- Install a front facing roof window
- Install a dormer window on the roof
- Sell the house with the attic as an extra habitable room
How much does it cost to convert an attic in Ireland?
If you wish to convert your attic into a storage room, classified as an ‘unhabitable room’ the costs can start from €15k. If you wish to convert your attic into a ‘habitable room’, the costs can be more due to the extra specifications, planning permissions and certification required. Contact us for a quote and we can arrange a consultation in your home.
Are attic conversions worth it?
An attic conversion can be a great way to add more space to your home, and is cost effective for a tight budget or to a home that does not have the space to extend outwards. An attic conversion that is carried out by professionals can add value to your home without the downside of decreasing garden space, and therefore this makes it a worthwhile investment for many homes.
Attic Conversion Cork
As one of the main building contractors in Cork, we can assist you to plan your attic conversion. Contact us at Titan Construction Cork for a quote or a home consultation.