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What is a Mansard Loft Conversion?

  • Posted by: Sebastian Grayson
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Mansard loft conversions have become extremely popular in recent times thanks to newer building techniques & their ability to create great spaces in the home. It involves adding an extra storey to your property to create a lot of extra space in your home and can be used for a variety of room types but can take a lot of work.

What Does a Mansard Loft Conversion Look Like?

Mansard Loft conversions are an additional storey on the top of your home. It features two slopes on all four sides of the house, with one slope steeper than the other. One side of the roof is removed, and the party wall is built on to create an almost vertical slope and add more space to your property. Mansard loft conversions offer a great space without the fear of cramped ceiling heights.

Which Homes are Mansard Conversions Best Suited For?

These loft conversions can be added to the majority of house types, from Victorian townhouses to a modern semi-detached property. They can be added to detached, semi-detached, terraced properties, and bungalows. They are often the first choice for homeowners who live in heavily populated areas where the space to the back and sides of the property is often limited. They are also a popular choice for homeowners who want to avoid adding a ground floor extension to preserve as much garden space as possible.

How Does a Mansard Create More Space in Your Home?

Building a Mansard loft conversion will open up your roof, allowing you to make the most of your loft area. It has a flat roof and a sloping back wall, and large windows can be added. They are a loft conversion type that adds a lot of room to your property that you can move around in easily. Since councils view the 72-degree sloping backwards surface of a Mansard roof as a roof rather than a wall, it allows you to incorporate as much of your home’s space as possible into the extension.

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Why is a Mansard Conversion Ideal For Creating a Great Space?

If you are considering adding as much space as possible to your home but are limited at the back and sides of your property, a Mansard loft conversion gives you the opportunity to maximise your roof space to create an entirely new area in your home. You can take advantage of the full roof, giving you the option to create a completely new storey on your home that can be used for an endless list of different room options. 

Mansard loft conversions are popular choices with those that want to add an additional bedroom or even two bedrooms to their property. They can be used as a home office space, playroom, cinema room, an additional bathroom, or even a large storage area, depending on what you need. Thanks to the sloping roof and large windows, Mansard loft conversions tend to be both cosy and well-lit at the same time, making them perfect for any kind of additional room that you may want to add to your home.

If you want to create extra space in your property by maximising what it already has, a Mansard loft conversion can be a fantastic way to immediately make your home a whole lot bigger. This popular loft conversion type creates an additional storey on your home that can be used for a wide range of room types.

Finding a location you love isn’t always easy and you may have built up strong ties within your current community. If you’re close to your workplace or great schools, for example, you may be reluctant to up sticks and leave. When you opt for a loft conversion, you can create your dream home in the location you love.

Enhance Your Home with a Mansard Loft Conversion Today

To learn more about the benefits of loft conversions or to discuss your property in more detail, talk to our experienced SimplyEasy Refurbs team today!

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Author: Sebastian Grayson