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Garage Conversion Costs

Use our wealth of experience and expertise to find out how much your dream garage conversion will cost. 

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What factors affect the overall cost?

The size of the garage

The size of the garage plays a significant role in determining the cost. Larger garages will generally require more materials and labor, which can increase the overall cost.

Structural Changes

If the garage requires structural changes, such as removing or relocating walls, installing windows or doors, or reinforcing the foundation, it can significantly impact the cost. Structural modifications often require professional expertise and may involve building regulations.

Insulation and Heating

Proper insulation and heating are essential for creating a comfortable and usable space. Adding insulation to walls, floor, and ceiling, as well as installing heating systems, will contribute to the overall cost.

Electrical and Plumbing Work

If you plan to include electrical outlets, lighting fixtures, or plumbing facilities in your garage conversion, the cost will increase. It’s crucial to consult with qualified professionals for electrical and plumbing installations to ensure compliance with safety standards.

Flooring and Finishes

The choice of flooring materials, such as laminate, carpet, or tiles, will impact the cost. Additionally, the type of finishes, such as paint, wallpaper, or wall cladding, will also contribute to the overall expenses.

Permits and Permissions

Depending on your location, you may need to obtain planning permission or building regulations approval for the garage conversion. These applications may involve fees, which should be considered when calculating the overall cost.

Desired Functionality

The intended use of the converted garage will affect the cost. Converting a garage into a gym, for example, may require specialized flooring, mirrors, and equipment, which can add to the expenses.

Professional Fees

If you hire professionals, such as architects, builders, or electricians, their fees will contribute to the overall cost. It’s advisable to get multiple quotes and compare prices before selecting the right professionals for your project.

Location of property

Regional variations in labor and material costs can impact the overall cost of a garage conversion. Prices may differ between urban and rural areas or across different parts of the UK.

Miscellaneous Costs

Other factors that can influence the cost include demolition and removal of existing garage fixtures, waste disposal, and unforeseen issues that may arise during the conversion process.

Want an accurate estimate of your specific conversion?

The average garage conversion can add up to 20% to the value of your property

As a rough estimate, converting your garage into usable living space can add around £350 per square foot.

Find out how much value a garage conversion will add to your property.

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