A Mansard is usually used when a home has a butterfly or London roof and a Mansard loft conversion involves the replacement of the London roof structure using a flat crown and steeply pitched slopes. There will be radical changes made to the degree of of the roof, thus it will require planning permission.
A Mansard loft conversion is aesthetically pleasing to homeowners for the possibility of incorporated windows. The pitch of the roof will allow for the windows to appear as small dormers. A Mansard conversion usually is made at the rear of a home and usually, they are built with gable ends which extend up to a party parapet and along the steep slope of the roof. Vertical windows are often installed to maximize light in the added loft conversion, although flush-fitting roof lights are used very successfully as well.
Homeowners within the London areas usually choose this type of loft conversion and London Loft Conversions pride themselves to provide this loft solution to their customers. An advantage of a Mansard roof from the French Architect from the 17th century, Francois Mansard is the great advantage it provides for maximizing available space in a loft.
However, unless the original roof is a Mansard roof it will cost a homeowner quite a bit more in constructing a loft conversion as the entire roof will need replacing. It is not often encountered in the suburbs, but quite common in older properties and especially cities like London.
London Loft Conversions specializes in providing homeowners the sought after Mansard loft conversions. They obtain as much information as possible from homeowners in regards to what space is needed for, specific design features and also explain all required legislative procedures and requirements to clients.
A Fixed Price quotation is then given as well as an estimated building time. Timescales will vary due to specifications and size, but they stay within the accurate timeframe given to homeowners. London Loft Conversions strives to exceed their client’s expectations with the provision of professional service specially tailored to suit any home owner’s needs.
Loft conversions in London are plentiful but few offer the advantage of Fixed Prices and completely eliminate the word “estimate”. Homeowners will be able to budget accurately with the detailed project specifications from London Loft Conversion. Other loft conversions are also done by them, namely Loft Storage Room, Hip to Gable loft conversions and Dormer loft conversions in London.