Converting your cellar can often be the ideal way to add useable space and value to your property. A cellar can work wonders to transform a home that is lacking vital space for the family. Unlike converting loft space that is at the top of a property into additional, bedrooms, bathrooms or home offices, a basement can lend itself well to create additional living space. As a cellar is located close to the main living areas of a home and has greater access, it become so much more versatile than a loft conversion.
In a two storey property you could achieve as much as 50 per cent more floor area without having to increase the size of your property without having to eat into vital outdoor space. Basement conversions in those properties which have an existing cellar beneath can be completed within a matter of weeks, and simple basement conversions can cost roughly the same amount per square meter as you would expect to pay for a loft conversion. The key to cellar conversions, like with any building work, is that you’ve got to get it right! Continue reading