How much value does a loft conversion add — plus room types that add the most value

A loft conversion can add 'wow' factor to a home
A loft conversion can add 'wow' factor to a home (Image credit: GOAStudio London residential architecture)

It seems like a sure-fire way to enhance the appeal of your home, but how much value does a loft conversion add? They not only add space, but can improve heat loss and therefore help your home function more efficiently.

There are however some potential pitfalls to avoid to maximise the value the loft conversion might add. For instance, it is vital to measure how much head room is available before starting work, explains Guy Beaven at loft specialists Abbey Partnership.

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