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Tackling a loft conversion project can be one of the most straightforward ways to add valuable new living space to your home. There are four main types of loft conversion roof light, dormer, hip-to-gable and mansard. Our experts can tell you how the roof space of a bungalow can be converted to provide two bedrooms and a shower room or whatever else you may need.
Need Planning Permission For Loft Conversions Richmond To Complete The Job
If at the front of the house dormer windows will require planning permission, which is why you often see roof lights or skylights instead. For many lucky homeowners, a loft conversion falls under permitted development.
Sound insulation is often neglected in the design of a loft conversion, but something you should certainly factor into your thinking. Insulating the floor of your loft can be achieved by a mineral fibre quilt laid between the joists.
Small Roof Space Richmond Conversions
An inspection of the inside of the roof space by Loft Conversions Richmond will provide information as to its suitability for conversion. There are numerous ways of altering roof structures for loft conversions, but they all have one common element – the ceiling joists will almost certainly be inadequate as floor joists. The major problems when it comes to a complex loft conversion are the potentially high cost and getting planning permission approval.
For ease you can ask your joiner or builder to send building control a copy of the design. It's sensible to discuss your project with a specialist site insurance provider as loft conversion projects can be complex and often include liability assumed under the party wall act 1996.
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Unless you're happy to pay for loft conversions by skilled draughtsman, it's probably most sensible for you to hire a professional plasterer at this stage, but the job can be done day if you really want to.