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First Step Property Services Ltd
Basement conversion in Ilford, IG1 4QR
Lillywhite Property Services
Basement conversion in London, W1D 4EG
Rc Homeimprovements
Basement conversion in Hertford, SG14 3TL
Paterson Property Maintenance Ltd
Basement conversion in Edinburgh, EH6 4DQ
Bright Maintenance Services Ltd
Basement conversion in Dereham, NR19 2XP
City Building Group
Basement conversion in London, EC1A 2BN
Foundations Up Construction Ltd
Basement conversion in Frome, BA11 3RH
Heaven Sent Construction
Basement conversion in London, W12 9SJ
Hrazdac Vasile
Basement conversion in Harrow, HA2 0PU
J P M
Basement conversion in Carshalton, SM5 2LS
Mega Builders
Basement conversion in London, E1 2LP
Nadibuild
Basement conversion in Harrow, HA3 0AZ

Latest Basement conversion Reviews

First Step Property Services Ltd
11 Jan 2019
Premier Damp Control
16 Apr 2018
Excellent work, finished to a high standard. We recommend Premier Damp Control with no reservations.
Dce Global Limited
5 Apr 2018
The representative we met knew what he was talking about and was careful and diligent to do a thorough visual
Rlb Carpentry & Building
7 Feb 2018
Liam was very professional, friendly and did the job to a high standard. I wouldn't hesitate to call on him again. Thanks!

Find professionals to convert your basement

Use Plentific to find the best local experts to convert your basement. Your basement could be upgraded from storage space to more living space, a wine cellar, cinema room or even kitchen. It’s also proven to consistently deliver a high rate of ROI.

Alongside the increase in living space and property value, you can also save money. It is cheaper to extend and renovate than it is to relocate, so it pays to improve rather than move.

What do I need to know about finding tradesmen for a basement conversion?

Planning is at the forefront of whether to convert your basement. You first need to find out if your basement has the right height to allow for conversion and to also see whether your property is in the right location to allow for the work to take place. For example, if there is a river local to you then this may not be an option.

The way to do this is to hire a local structural engineer. The role of a structural engineer is to assess whether a building is strong enough to withstand the strain of a conversion. Structural engineers would work alongside architects as the design proposition is developed.

In order to proceed with the conversion, you must gain planning permission from your local planning authority. Having completed this process, you need to research and compare local builders, plumbers, electricians and decorators.

Depending on the layout of the basement, you will need walls to be built or taken down. This floor may need re-wiring, installation of plumbing and painting and wallpapering.

How much does it cost to convert a basement?

The range in cost for a basement conversion is stipulated by whether you have an existing basement or not. For example, should you convert an existing, it could cost an estimated £740 - £1,400. However, lowering the floor level would increase it to the £1,500 - £2,000. If you don’t have a cellar floor, then digging this in would cost from £2,000 onwards.

Use Plentific to compare prices for the best tradesmen in your area to carry out your basement conversion . Plentific recommends that you speak to at least three local tradesmen to receive quotes in order to find the best professional for your home services.

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