People who are looking at houses in UK know that they are rising in value but not in size. If you are a person that wants to get more money for your home, you may want to convert an attic into a loft bedroom. Why a Loft Bedroom? The space in an attic may not be used very well. You can have a loft bedroom that is useful and practical. If you still need to store items there, you can make access with built-in cupboards for lots of storage. Loft bedrooms create order out of attic space that is virtually unused in most cases. People who use their attics for storage do not take ample time to utilise all of the space. With a loft bedroom, the space will be practical and useable. What Do You Need to Do? First, you need to understand the type of loft that you want. Is there enough room to turn your attic into a loft bedroom? The measurements need to be 2.4 up to 2.6m in height. You also need to make sure that there is enough room for rafters and purlins. Be careful to take good measurements. If you need assistance with this, ask a friend or loved one to make sure that you are doing it properly. Experts can be called in if you still have problems with it.To get an idea of the price, you could get a house extension estimate. Do You Want a Dormer or Mansford Conversion? For a Dormer window, most houses with pitched roofs can be converted. Most Dormer lofts are in the back of the house. With the Mansford look, the roof will need to be replaced so that you will have room to stand. You need to speak to a specialist that can tell which will suit your home better. Is a Special Permit Needed? There is not a special permit for a loft to be in your home if you have space of 50 meters or less. This is beneficial because you will not have to worry about this aspect of development. It is allowed. However, you will still need to be in code for the loft bedroom and there are strict rules. Your Loft Bedroom Will Need to Be in Code Nothing ruins a home improvement like finding out that it is out of code. Be sure that you know the codes for your area before you begin to build the loft bedroom. This takes into consideration safety, flooring, and more. Be sure that you have an expert help you with the codes that you need to follow. Lighting Needs to Be Considered Planning the lighting, you will want to consider shelving, joinery and skirting for hiding lights. This is because most loft bedrooms are large in size; you want to hide the lighting so it gives light but is not obvious. Comparison shop for the most reasonably priced lighting that you can find. You also want to do this with other materials that you will need for building your loft bedroom. This will include lumber and tools. Decorating You will enjoy decorating the loft bedroom. It can be made very interesting as it is out of the way. Make it a room that you are extremely proud of with unique touches. Using the attic space in your home for a loft bedroom may solve many problems for you. It is especially useful for guests to sleep in when they come to visit. Other people allow their children when they are older to use the loft bedroom as their space in the home. Any way you look at it, having an extra bedroom is a plus. You will have the space that you need for practical use instead of just for storage.