Loft Conversion

Loft Conversion Ideas
Velux Loft conversion Is one of the most common types of conversion and doesn’t usually require planning permission although there is an exception if you live in a conservation area (regarding placement of Velux windows). With this type of loft conversion the roofline is unaltered and a room is simply created in your existing loft

Loft Conversion Step by Step
The whole process from start to finish is carefully planned this ensures that each and every loft conversion is carried out with as little disruption as possible. All work carried out as per approval set of plans and calculations. RISK ASSESSMENT We will carry out a full risk assessment of your project prior to works

Fire Resistance
Fire Resistance, Means of Escape And Access The floors, walls and doors in your house and Loft/Attic conversion must be able to resist fire for a specified amount of time (this is usually 30 minutes). The aim of the requirements is that there should be a fire protected path from the conversion to the outside. View More…

Load Bearing Walls
A load bearing wall (or bearing wall) is a wall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure. View More…

Roof Structure
The existing roof structure may be altered or upgraded as part of the conversion. Type of Structure: Two key structures are used for roof construction, the traditional framed type and truss section type. The traditional framed type is normally found in pre-1960s houses where the rafters and ceiling joists, together with supporting timbers, View More…

Stability and Floor Joists
The existing ceiling joists are unlikely to be adequate to take a conversion floor, so additional new joists will be required to comply with the Building Regulations. The size and grade would have been specified by the structural engineer, who would have taken into account the span and separation distance for a given loading. The View More…

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