Roof Lift or Raised Roof
Thank you so much to the whole team, the change is unbelievable. We so nearly moved home, but the two extra bedrooms means we have more space for a lot less.
All roof lifts in the UK require planning permission. This is because you’re raising the overall roof ridge height, therefore it is mandatory to gain permission.
The impact is a lot less than you might think, as you can remain living in your home, and all existing ceilings remain in tact through the process.
A roof lift can vary from 3-4 weeks for a DIY/shell only lift. A full roof lift loft conversion can take a little longer and on average takes 6-8 weeks to completion.
Why Choose Us For Your Roof Lift Loft Conversion
To book a free, no obligation design review and quote, then simply complete the form below and we’ll be in touch in the next couple of days to talk through your latest home renovation project.
We also offer ‘virtual’ surveys, meaning no one will visit your home, but you still get all the answers.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Roof Lift
In many respect the result is exactly the same, one major difference. A loft conversion using the existing roof and converts within that space. A roof lift however replaces most, if not all your existing roof, with a new solid timber frame. Once this change has been made, then this become a standard loft conversion there onwards.
No. The process Milestone Homes uses, means you do not need to move out during the process. All current ceilings remain in place, and your home remains water resistant during the whole process.
Yes, absolutely. This is a popular option for anyone with base building skills, or with friend or family in the trade. We can complete up o any stage you would like, leaving you only having to tackle the area your confident in. For more information, drop us a quick message and we can discuss what options might be right for you.
This isn’t as straight forward to answer as you might think, but yes there is an extra cost. There a lot of variable such as size of the roof to be raised, and the shape of the existing roof. Please contact us to talk about the specifics of your roof lift project and we’ll happily help get you a free no obligation quote
This will depend on the height of the original roof, the width of the property and the amount of space we are trying to create. A typical height increase is between 1 to 1.4 metres in height.