Loft Conversions Enfield

  • Enfield Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Enfield Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • Enfield Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • Enfield Home Office in Loft
  • Enfield Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Enfield Loft Conversions - Design & Build
  • Enfield Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space

Enfield Roof Space Rooms

Use your home to provide the best possible living space by building 2 or 3 extra bedrooms within your existing loft space

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Planning Department Enfield Planning Applications Enfield

Building History Enfield Local History Enfield
Take a look at neighbouring houses in your street and locale; use a notebook to record what kind of alterations have been allowed then make a rough plan of the type of loft conversion you want
Loft Hatch Enfield How much extra living space do you want?
Rather than purely convert your loft area it's worth considering how much extra space you want or need and decide if a loft conversion, extension or both may be required
Loft Accomodation Enfield What type of living space do you want?
Think of how you want to use any extra living space: Master Bedroom with ensuite, Children's Bedrooms, Storage, Office Space, Dining Room or Large Kitchen

Submitting Building Plans Enfield Planning Department Enfield

Planning Help Enfield Help From Your Planning Office
They handle many planning applications and know which applications are approved and which are rejected; Use their knowledge to short-list the type of property developments that are likely to be approved and use this as your strating point when considering a loft conversion or extension to your home
Planning Advice Enfield Contact Your Local Planning Department
Talk to your local planning department and ask if they will meet with you to discuss their current policies regarding extensions and alterations to your property

Building Neighbourly Relations

Local ApprovalEnfield Do your neighbours approve?
If your neighbours have no problems with your idea or you can agree on the areas likely to raise objections then you're less likely to have a neighbour complain when the planning department contacts them once you submit your planning application
Local Opinion Enfield How Do Your Neighbours Feel?
Talk to your neighbours about your plans and ask them if they have any objections before you begin consulting about building plans

Loft Conversions: Building Plans Enfield

Building Plans Enfield Initial Home Improvement Plans Enfield
Once you have a clear idea about the type of loft extension or conversion it's time to make initial sketches and plans of the room sizes and types you want - Base your initial plans on existing rooms so you can have a better idea of how the space can work
Loft Construction Plans Enfield Available Loft Space
Standing room is important so you need to get a reasonably accurate idea of the available loft space where you can stand upright
Dormer Construction Plans Enfield Dormer Windows in Loft Conversions Enfield
If you can incorporate dormer windows into your loft alteration then you can increase the available floor space within any loft rooms

Enfield Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

Meeting Plans Enfield Talking Through The Building Process
Ask someone to visit your home and go through your ideas so you feel comfortable with the planning permission and home alteration process for Enfield and can get advice on what is involved including a cost estimate for your building work or loft conversion
Expert Architectural Plans Enfield Loft-Attic Plans Enfield
Time to call in the experts - You are now ready to get help from Loft conversion and extension experts

Loft Flooring Enfield

Floor Joists Enfield Will The Loft Floor Be Strong Enough?
Ceiling joists will have to become floor joists then cope with a much greater weight loading hence will need to be strengthened

Floor Support Enfield Strengthening your loft floor
Most modern lofts were only designed to support ceilings and occasional loft access and would not take the weight of a loft floor with storage or furniture hence without warping and damaging the ceiling below
Sound Insulation Enfield Loft Sound Proofing and Fire Protection
If the loft is to be used as an additional living space then the floor will need to incorporate sound proofing materials and fire protection
Wooden & Steel Beams Enfield Wooden or Steel Support Beams
In order to ensure the loft is sturdy enough to handle storage and living requirements; the floor should be strengthened with additional wooden or steel beams to spread the additional load of a loft room
Wooden Joists Enfield Loft Floor Joists
The new joists are independant of the ceiling below and take the loft flooring boards or traditional floorboards as required

Roof Trusses Enfield: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations Enfield Opening out the loft space
If there is sufficient loft height to create a serviceable room; then building regulations allow for trussed rafters to be replaced with an alternative roof support system that opens out the loft area
Attic Layout Enfield Dwarf Walls and Loft Room Layout
As the attic-loft area is converted; the walls to create the new room layout will be constructed in the roof space: rafters and ridge beams will be upgraded and altered as required to maintain a solid integral roof and then the old roof trusses will be removed

Loft Hatch Installation Enfield

Loft Hatch Opening Enfield Loft Hatches for Occasional Access
If you want the loft hatch openend up and a retractable folding ladder-staircase then planning permission should not be needed
Loft Staircases Enfield Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase Enfield
Compact Spiral staircases and other permanent staircases will need building regulation compliance to ensure the structure remains safe and complies with fire regulations

Enfield Loft Windows

Loft Double Glazing Enfield Flush Fitting Loft Windows
Velux windows and similar flush fitting windows for roofs may be allowed without planning permission as they do not materially alter the roof outline
Dormer Double Glazing Enfield Dormer Loft Windows
Altering the outline of your roof by building a dormer window opening or similar roof alteration to increase the usable loft living space will require planning consent from the local authority and compliance with any additional local bye-laws and caveats

Bungalow Enfield Dormer Roof Conversions Enfield

Loft Window Installation Enfield Removing Roof Sections
The area of the roof to take the new dormer is removed and a dormer frame is constructed in-situ then strengthened with a skin of plywood, insulated and protected before completing the roof and flashing as designed and agreed
uPVC Guttering Enfield New Fascias and Guttering
The exterior fascia boards are installed along with soffits and guttering to create a unified and weather proof roof structure

Interior Loft Conversion Enfield

Stud Walling Enfield Interior Stud Walls
The room layout is re-created according to the building plans with the construction of the interior stud walls
Loft Room Storage Enfield Loft Room Development
Depending upon the design the layout will allow for bedrooms, office space, an ensuite shower or bathroom, walk-in wardrobes so that the timber stud work is ready for the next stage

Enfield First Fix Trades

Plumber Enfield First Fix Loft Plumbing Installation
Toilet, Bath, Shower and Sink locations will be marked on the plans and the appropriate waste pipes and water pipes will be installed; central heating radiators will also require installation of appropriate pipework to connect into the heating system
Electrician Enfield First Fix Loft Electrical Installation
Wiring for lights, switches and sockets will be made ready and additional heavy duty cable installed for a shower unit, whirpool bath etc

Enfield Double Glazing: Lofts

Flush Fit LOft Windows Enfield uPVC Flush Fit (Velux) Windows
Depending on the room layout; openings can be created in the roof to install double-glazed window units
Dormer PVC Windows Enfield uPVC Dormer Windows
Once the interior loft structure is in place; new double glazing units can be installed into the ready-made opening

Loft Insulation Enfield

Loft Insulation Enfield Insulating the pitched roof
Insulation can be fitted between the rafters or within the stud walls of the conversion to ensure the the loft space complies with modern insulation requirements

Enfield Plasterboarding Lofts

Ensuite Enfield Showers and Bathrooms
If the room is going to be finished as a wet room then the appropriate boards can be applied to create a waterproof shell
Builder Enfield Wall boards
With insulation, 1st fix plumbing and electricals in place the rooms can be plasterboarded and the individual loft areas made ready for plastering and joinery

Loft Joinery Enfield

Replacement Skirting Boards Enfield Skirting Boards
There are a huge variety of skirting boards available from narrow modern designs to the large fancy Victorian designs: Hardwood,softwood and mdf type skirting complete the popular choices
Interior Doors Enfield Door Casing
Depending on the desired finish, softwood door casings will be fitted to create the door openings and walkways
Joinery Services Enfield Door Architraves
The architrave of choice will be fitted to complete the door openings - There are a vast range of architrave sets while usually a simple to maintain softwood architrave is fitted

Enfield Loft Plastering

Plasterer Enfield Skimming and Finishing
As with most building construction, the finishing trades start the transformation from building shell to home; plastering the walls and ceilings completes the first first fix stage

Second Fix Trades Enfield

Shower Installation Enfield 2nd Fix Plumbing Enfield
Installation of bath, shower, toilet cistern and taps and plumbing into the cold water and hot water systems; installation of central heating radiators
New Electrical Sockets Enfield 2nd Fix Electrics Enfield
Installing light fittings, switches and electrical sockets, connecting the shower and installing ring-mains into the main distribution board and fuse box (circuit breakers)
Door Furniture Fitting Enfield 2nd Fix Joinery Enfield
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space

Staircases Enfield: Loft Stairs

Attic Stairs Services Enfield L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Stairways to Attic Enfield Return Stairs
The run from lower floor to loft is split into two with a landing allowing the run to rotate 180 degrees
Staircase Installation Enfield Straight Staircase
If space permits ;this is the easiest and often cheapest solution going from lower floor to loft in a single run
Loft-Attic Access Enfield Circular Staircase
The staircase sweeps in a broad circular arc between floor levels and is one of the more complicted staircase to build
Joinery Services Enfield Spiral Staircases
There's something quite exciting about a spiral staircase rotating its way into the loft space
Most spiral staircases are custom made in wood, steel, or mixed materials and come ready made to fit the specified loft opening
Spiral diameter, step height and rotation direction are all worked out in advance

Handrails & Spindles Enfield

Staircase Fitting Enfield Handrails Enfield
Modern handrails for staircases and landings are available in a variety of profiles and maaterials with Hardwood, oak and pine being the most commonly used
Staircases Enfield Stair Spindles Enfield
An open effect can be achieved with glass panels instead of individual wooden, wrought iron or metal spindles or wooden panels
There's such a variety of spindle shape choice that 2 loft converions rarely use the same choice except for wall mounted hand rails

Top Floor Apartment: Loft Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Enfield Flat Conversions Enfield
Depending upon the agreements covering the property and/or lease regarding loft space; it is perfectly feasible to convert the top floor flat into a twin level dwelling by adding a loft conversion

Fire Doors Enfield

Bungalow Conversions Enfield Bungalow to 2-Storey home in Enfield: Fire Doors
Generally when converting a single storey bungalow to a 2-storey property normal interior doors will be acceptable
 Enfield Fire Resistant Doors Enfield
When needing to replace existing interior doors with fire doors due to a loft conversion; the ground floor and first floor rooms off the main landing will need upgrading and a higher rated door used into the attic conversion itself
Home Conversion Enfield 2-Storey to 3-Storey Dwelling House in Enfield
Converting a home in the Enfield area to a 3-storey property with a loft conversion will require fire resistant doors

Roof Repair Services

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Commercial Properties
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Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Enfield area

  • Enfield Shop Fitting
  • Enfield Rented Property Maintenance
  • Enfield Office Modernisation
  • Enfield Factory Buildings
  • Enfield Mezzanine Floors

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  • Office Storage Enfield Carpentry & Joinery
  • Outbuilding Conversion Enfield Bricklaying
  • Stud Walls Enfield Plasterboarding & Skimming
  • Commercial Heating Systems Enfield Plumbing & Gas Fitting
  • Industrial Electrician Enfield Electrical Wiring
  • Drain Clearing Enfield Drainage

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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Roofers & Builders

Enfield property renovation and alteration services:

  • Enfield Attic Rooms
  • Enfield Dormer Conversions
  • Enfield Roofing Services
  • Enfield Building Maintenance
  • Enfield Ground Floor Extensions

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Trusses: Timber

  • Enfield Pre Constructed Trusses
  • Enfield Room in Loft Trusses
  • Enfield On Site Truss Construction

Facias

  • Enfield UPVC Facias
  • Enfield PVC Cladding
  • Enfield Replacement Cladding
  • Enfield Bargeboards
  • Enfield Replacement Wall Panels
  • Enfield Soffits

Guttering:
Gutters & Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

  • Enfield UPVC Drain Covers
  • Enfield UPVC Downcomers
  • Enfield UPVC Hoppers
  • Enfield Replace old Guttering
  • Enfield UPVC Guttering
  • Enfield Rainwater Collection
Windows - Roof Lights
  • Enfield Skylights Fitted
  • Enfield Replacement Windows
  • Enfield Velux Windows Installed
Ridge and Roof Tiles
  • Enfield Ridge tiles re-pointed
  • Enfield Building Insurance Estimates
  • Enfield Broken Tiles Replaced
  • Enfield New Ridge Tiles Fitted
Flat Roofs Enfield
  • Enfield Flat To Pitched Conversion
  • Enfield polyester
  • Enfield high tensile - HT
  • Enfield polymer-modified
  • Enfield Reinforced Bitumen
  • Enfield elastomeric
  • Enfield high performance - HP
Roof Tiles
  • Enfield Wood Shingles
  • Enfield Corrugated Roofs
  • Enfield Clay Tiles
  • Enfield Bitumen Felt Shingles
  • Enfield Slate Tiles
  • Enfield Cement Tiles
  • Enfield Ridge Tiles

New Roofs

  • Enfield Flat Roofs
  • Enfield Pitched Roofs
  • Enfield Outbuilding Refurbishment
  • Enfield Roof Tiles Removed & Replaced

Windows in Roof

  • Enfield Flush Fit Windows
  • Enfield Dormer Windows
  • Enfield Skylights
  • Enfield Replacement Windows
  • Enfield uPVC Windows
  • Enfield Velux Windows

Chimney Repairs

  • Enfield Chimney Chimneys Rebuilt
  • Enfield Chimney Chimney Flashing Replaced
  • Enfield Chimney Leaning Chimneys Rebuilt
  • Enfield Chimney Old Chimneys Capped and Vented
  • Enfield Chimney Chimney Repointing
  • Enfield Chimney Cowlings Fitted

Guttering & Roofing

  • Enfield Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Enfield Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Enfield Cladding
  • Enfield UPVC Facias
  • Enfield Roofing Repairs
  • Enfield Concrete Tiles
  • Enfield Flat Roof Repairs
  • Enfield Roof Coatings
  • Enfield Rainwater Soakaway
  • Enfield Velux Window Fitting
  • Enfield Soffits
  • Enfield Cowlings
  • Enfield Lead Roof
  • Enfield Bargeboards
  • Enfield UPVC Gutterings
  • Enfield Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Enfield Skylights Fitted
Enfield Wiring

Loft Rewiring Enfield: Sockets, Lights and Shower cable installation Enfield

Felting Enfield
  • Enfield Outbuilding Roofs
  • Enfield New Felt Roofs
  • Enfield Roofing Felt Replaced

Enfield Loft Beams

  • Enfield Steel Beams
  • Enfield Flitch Beams
  • Enfield Plywood Box Beams
Enfield Felting
  • Enfield Metal Lattice Beams
  • Enfield New Felt Roofs
  • Enfield Roofing Felt Replaced
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Enfield Clay Tile Roofing

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