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Basement Conversion In Leeds

Watertight Homes operate throughout Leeds. Do you have a basement that isn’t being used? Cellar conversions are a cost-effective way to add value to your home.

A basement conversion is a great option to add space and value to your house. When thinking of adding an extension you would usually think to go upwards or outwards, however, you can more space and save money with a basement conversion and most importantly you do not lose out on any outdoor space. Where space is a valuable asset, converting a basement can create that extra room to truly transform your family life.

Benefits of a Basement conversion

Basement conversions add a wide range of benefits not just to your property but to your lifestyle as well.  Whether it’s to increase living space or you have a particular project in mind, we can best advise you on the practicality of the idea you have in mind. For example, if the project is to accommodate a swimming pool, we can advise on shower installations. Likewise, if you plan to install a studio we can advise on soundproofing.

The options for your new basement conversion are truly endless and you can create a room to suit any vision in mind, here are some great ideas we think make a great basement conversion:

  • Bedroom
  • Games room
  • Playroom
  • Home gym
  • Office
  • Cinema room
  • Mancave
  • Garden Basement
  • Living room 

One of the great things about a basement conversion is that you can take a room in your home which isn’t being used and turn it into whatever you want. You can add plenty of value to your home with a games room, home cinema, spa room, living room, or a brand new kitchen. 

If you require more space then a storage room or utility room is another practical option. Basement and cellar conversions are a more economical alternative to a loft conversion. Loft conversions have more restrictions whereas basement conversions require less structural work.

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Basement waterproofing in Leeds

Watertight homes also specialise in Waterproofing services, which is a common issue with basement and cellars. There is a growing increase in demand for waterproofing issues in basements across Leeds due to the initial structural waterproofing not being carried out properly. At watertight homes, we have years of experience and knowledge in waterproofing even the most damaged and badly maintained basements. 

While most people often consider extending outwards or upwards noyl using their basement for storage, a basement conversion however adds a brand new dimension to your existing property and possibilities of what to do with the new space are endless. A worthwhile investment for any homeowner or commercial property owner basement conversions can add extra value to the price of the property while adding plenty of space. 

We are completely compliant with the latest BS regulations (BS8102) and hold the relevant  CSSW qualification (Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing). Our Leeds based Basement  cellar conversion specialist believe all tasks and basement waterproofing should be carried out by the most qualified of experts

Watertight Homes, in Leeds, carry out water-proofing and damp-proofing work and are known for reliability, good timekeeping, politeness and leaving places tidy.

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The basement conversion process would begin with us inspecting your cellar and discussing the details of the project you have in mind. We would then give you a quote and being structural and damp proofing work on the basement to ensure it is structural sound. 

We can offer any advice and lend our expertise on any potential projects you had in mind to help bring your vision to life. For example, if you'd like your cellar converting into a spa then we can advise on its viability and ventilation.

If you require a basement or cellar conversion in Leeds or simply want to discuss your option then please don't hesitate to get in touch for a discussion or consultation. 

We provide a prompt local service being in Croydon street off the A643 and A58, close to Armley Gyratory, which gives us easy access to the M62 and M1 motorways so we can get directly to you.

We've carried out basement conversion in numerous areas across Leeds, such as Horsforth, Chapel Allerton, Roundhay, Headingley, Alwoodley, Bramhope and Otley plus more. 

We offer a wide range of other services including Damp-proofing, woodworm treatment, commercial tanking, cavity wall tiling, basement conversions, waterproofing, dry and wet rot, condensation treatment, as well as timber preservation.  

We service numerous areas across the north of England such as Yorkshire, Leeds, Harrogate, Wakefield, Huddersfield, and Manchester. 

So if you need a basement conversion in the Leeds area why not contact Watertight Homes?

Frequently Asked Questions

Under Building Regulations there is no minimum height restrictions for basement and cellar conversions, however, in most cases, the height ranges from 2300 to 2400mm.

Basement conversions are a great cost-effective way of adding extra space to a property or home, adding a basement conversion is also far easier than other space adding conversions such as a loft as the space already exists and usually comes with more headroom.

It is possible to raise the ceiling height of a basement, but it requires a lot of planning and structural work, more often than not the cost and time involved can outweigh the positives and it is best to work around the height you already have.

Basement conversions can be used to add a plethora of different types of rooms, whether you're looking to add an extra living room or bedroom. Or think outside of the box make your very own cinema room or games room, literally any type of room is possible.

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