Loft boarding is a very common activity in many homes around the world. Just like most activities and properties around the world, people do also have some misconceptions about loft boarding and thus necessary to learn about them before choosing it for your home in order to make a sound decision. Below are some misconceptions about loft boarding that have greatly helped many people around the world to make the right decisions about the installation of loft boarding in their homes.
A misconception is a belief, and a belief is at many times incorrect where one incorrect thing that people think about loft boarding is that standard loft boarding does not cause property damages. It is very good to understand some ways through which loft boarding can damage your residential property so that you can mitigate the damages early enough. Below are the few ways through which standard loft boarding can damage your property. When you install standard lofts in your home, various woods are unable to breathe properly due to insulation and thus causing collection of moisture, which in the long run leads to dampness. Dampness in your home will cause breathing problems like asthma and others due to growth of molds, fungi and mildew. The other damage that can be as a result of standard loft boarding in your home are roof damages, which will make you incur high repair costs. When you install soft lofts in your house, there will be an increased loss of heat which causes high energy bills. Installation of soft loft boarding in your home will definitely invalidate the warranty of your new home due to removal of the insulation.
Most of the people think that they require planning permission to have soft loft boarding installed in their residential properties as in the cases of commercial properties and other larger projects, which is not the case. Initial survey is crucial to helping you get a fixed price quote for the loft boarding, which will ease your budgeting process. The other misconception about loft boarding is that loft ladders do not come with benefits to the homeowners. Installation of loft ladders can greatly boost the value of your property. Installation of a loft ladder in the right manner will make it easier and safer to enter and exit your loft. The other misconception about loft boarding is that leaving the heating systems low in residential properties lead to money-saving. Raised loft boarding is the best option to prevent damages on your home’s insulation and save you cash in the long run, unlike other types of loft boarding. Loft boarding adds more storage space, but this does not mean that it will definitely raise the property’s value.