Loft Conversions or Property Extensions? | Loft Conversions in Cobham and the Surrounding Areas

Thinking of adding an extra bedroom to your house? Unsure of the best solution for your home? Based in Woking, GLR provides property refurbishments, property extensions and loft conversions for clients in Cobham and the wider Surrey area. With over a century and a half of experience, our new home builders know everything there is to know about domestic construction. With both attic conversions and home extensions adding a significant amount of space to your property, it can be hard to decide between the two projects.

Extensions and conversions will both add a significant amount of value to your home, and both offer endless possibilities for new rooms and spaces.

Always happy to talk through our services in person, our Woking office is open to prospective clients, or feel free to contact us over the phone for a quote. Here are three key things to consider when deciding between loft conversions and property extensions in Cobham:


A key factor when choosing a home alteration is the amount of disruption you are willing to put up with. Both options add a significant amount of room to your home, but an extension will generally be a much longer project.

This is due to the need to lay foundations and build the structure from scratch, which adds a considerable duration to the construction process.

An important element to consider for busy families in the Cobham area, you will need to prepare to adapt around the ongoing construction, especially if it involves your kitchen or bathroom. Our new home builders are here to help with a full package of design-and-build services.

Loft Dimensions

Before weighing up the two options, it is important to measure the size of your attic. With a minimum of 2.2 metres of headroom needed for a habitable space to be constructed, your attic may be the wrong size to accommodate a conversion.

Depending on the shape and size of your loft, the popular conversions our domestic builders offer include:

Although creative options are available for complex loft conversions, they do incur additional costs. At this point, property extensions or property refurbishments may be a more practical option. Popular home refurbishments and extensions to updates properties include:

Active across Cobham and the surrounding areas, our new home builders are happy to advise on planning and design for your next project.

Day-to-Day Usage

This factor is entirely dependable on your home’s layout and the everyday dynamics of your household. If you have children who share a bedroom, it may be more practical to convert your loft into another room.

However, if your main issue is with a lack of space in your kitchen or living room, an extension would be the most obvious option. To find the best step forward for your home, you need to clearly identify your needs and budget.

The local builders at GLR transform houses across Surrey, providing property refurbishments, property extensions, loft conversions and new builds. For professional new home builders in the Cobham area, choose our experienced team of contractors.

Call today on 01483 299839 for more information on our property extensions and loft conversions in Cobham and the surrounding areas.
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