Converting your garage into an area which can be used as an additional bedroom or office is a great idea. For the most part, homeowners do not permission from planning departments when converting their garage. This is because converting your garage would essentially fall under work which is regarded as permitted development. Having said this, it is however, important to always check whether you are permitted to convert your garage with the relevant authorities.
Although you may not need permission to convert your garage, you will almost always need to complete a building regulation application. This will safeguard both the homeowner and the builder in case anything goes wrong on site. Additionally, this will give both parties a great idea of the work that will be undertaken. Here are 7 more things you need to consider when doing a garage or a loft conversion:
Before you can get started …