If you already have the idea of putting a magical touch to the empty and damp space called basement in your house, you are a step ahead toward upgrading the value of the house itself. If done correctly this exercise will bring you the right result – whether that means a great finished basement or the security of having saved yourself a lot of heartache and frustration down the road (because finishing the space ultimately wouldn’t have been a good idea).
Most people say that he did not feel much like a cellar when you are there because there are now so many natural light streaming in. Typical problems with basement desk ideas including plumbing work and other supplies cable beams that protrude into the room.
You should also check what permissions and consents you will need before beginning a project like this – a basement conversion can be very disruptive for you and neighbours so you need to make sure you are legally allowed to go ahead with the conversion first.
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A: Converting an existing cellar to a habitable space involves only a change of use and so does not require planning permission Reducing the floor level of a cellar or creating a new basement will enlarge the volume of your home and is therefore treated as an extension , so may need planning permission.