Adding or remodeling an attic is a great way to increase the size and functionality of a property and is often considered one of the most popular types of home improvement. If proper thought and planning are invested in the design of the attic, you can take advantage of the previously unused space in the house.
Expanding the attic not only provides additional space for a living room, bedroom, office, or game room but also significantly increases the potential market value of a property once completed to a high standard. In general, there are basically four main types of attic extensions. Available attic design options often depend on the roof cavity, height, and existing design. Here are the main options for choosing a regular host:
Velux Loft Extension (also called Skylight Loft Extension) is the ideal choice for those looking to modernize an attic on a smaller budget. This type of extension usually includes installing skylights or Velux windows to an existing roof structure. You can also add Velux blinds on skylights in Sydney, Brisbane & across Australia to make a more pleasant look to your room along with the control of the light coming into the room.
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When expanding an attic of this type, the outer shape of the roof is changed. Due to structural changes to the roof, this type of extension often requires building permit approval before work can begin.
Extending the attic provides the perfect opportunity to maximize the usable space in the rooms on the top level of the property – although this type of conversation is more common in many cities than in the suburbs.