There is a wide range of glazing options available to you which will bring light and fresh air into your attic room. The best glazing option to choose for your loft conversion will be influenced by your requirements and your budget. Don’t also forget to check if there are any planning restrictions or building regulations which apply to your property.
A dormer window is the perfect way to create extra headroom and space in a loft room. They can be large and allow a lot of light into the room. A dormer projects out of the sloping roof with vertical windows. Installing dormers to the front of your property will likely need planning permission. Rear additions usually fall under permitted development rights, however always check with your local council before starting any work. Seek professional design advice to help your get the look of your dormer window right.
Set into the roof of your property, straightforward in terms of planning and generally an affordable option. Rooflights offer a lot of flexibility when it comes to choosing the positioning of your windows on the roof and in most cases they wont need planning permission. This means you can add brightness and ventilation where you need it most. A frame-less option, with the glass flush to the edge will maximise the light in the room and is very aesthetically pleasing. Some products have built-in rain sensors that close automatically when it starts to rain, meaning you can leave your rooflight open without worrying about when the weather may change.
In some circumstance, the ends of your property might offer the opportunity to introduce more light. For example, if space permits you may be able to fit standard casement windows into the gable wall. Or create a feature with the whole gable being glazed, if you have a nice view you can enjoy and don’t have any overlooking issues.Back to News
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