FAQs


  • Yes, we have full public liability insurance to cover us for all works undertaken.


  • If you have a standard two storey property then the following fire doors will need to be in place:
    – One at the top or bottom of the new stairs going from 1st floor into the Loft/Attic.
    – All doors off the 1st floor landing which lead to habitable rooms (not bathroom, airing cupboard, cloakroom etc.
    – All doors off the entrance passage which lead to habitable rooms-living room, dining room, kitchen etc.


  • Every Loft/Attic is different varying in size and complexity, but generally the construction takes between 4-6 weeks. We can advise accordingly at the time of first survey once we have seen your Loft/Attic.


  • Yes, converting your Loft/Attic involves many structural changes. A detailed drawing is required to ensure it complies with strict building regulations.


  • Most Loft/Attic conversions do not require planning permission. In most cases a Loft/Attic can be converted under permitted development guide lines. Under new regulations that came into effect from 1st October 2008 a Loft/Attic conversion for your house is likely to be considered as permitted development which will not require the hassle and the cost of Planning Permission. This is subject to certain limits and conditions- please see the planning portal website for


  • The main thing to check is whether your Loft/Attic has enough height. From inside your Loft/Attic, measure from the highest point to the lowest point. This should be no less than 2.3metres. This is the minimum requirement, but if your property is detached, the ridge of the roof can be raised to create a larger roof space.