Loft Conversions Lincoln

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Roofspace Rooms Lincoln

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 Lincoln Planning Permission Lincoln

Loft Accomodation Lincoln 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
Building History Lincoln Local History Lincoln
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 Lincoln 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

Submitting Lincoln Building Plans to Lincoln Planning Department

Planning Advice Lincoln 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
Planning Help Lincoln 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

Building Confidence with Neighbours

Local ApprovalLincoln 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 Lincoln 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

Drawing Building Plans Lincoln

Building Plans Lincoln Initial Home Improvement Plans Lincoln
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
Dormer Construction Plans Lincoln Dormer Windows in Loft Conversions Lincoln
If you can incorporate dormer windows into your loft alteration then you can increase the available floor space within any loft rooms
Loft Construction Plans Lincoln 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

Building Plans and Architectural Drawings Lincoln

Meeting Plans Lincoln 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 Lincoln and can get advice on what is involved including a cost estimate for your building work or loft conversion
Expert Architectural Plans Lincoln Loft-Attic Plans Lincoln
Time to call in the experts - You are now ready to get help from Loft conversion and extension experts

Lincoln Loft Floors

Floor Joists Lincoln Will I need to modify the loft floor-ceiling joists?
The old Ceiling joists will have to become floor joists within the loft and will need strenghtening to handle the extra weight loading

Floor Support Lincoln 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
Wooden Joists Lincoln Loft Floor Joists
The new joists are independant of the ceiling below and take the loft flooring boards or traditional floorboards as required
Sound Insulation Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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

Roof Trusses Lincoln: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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

Lincoln Loft Hatch Fitting

Loft Hatch Opening Lincoln 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 Lincoln Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase Lincoln
Compact Spiral staircases and other permanent staircases will need building regulation compliance to ensure the structure remains safe and complies with fire regulations

Lincoln Loft Windows

Loft Double Glazing Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln Dormer Roof Conversions Lincoln

uPVC Guttering Lincoln New Fascias and Guttering
The exterior fascia boards are installed along with soffits and guttering to create a unified and weather proof roof structure
Loft Window Installation Lincoln 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

Interior Loft Alterations Lincoln

Stud Walling Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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

Lincoln Construction: First Fix Trades

Plumber Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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

Loft Double Glazing Units Lincoln

Flush Fit LOft Windows Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln

Loft Insulation Lincoln 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

Loft Plasterboarding Lincoln

Builder Lincoln 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
Ensuite Lincoln 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

Loft Joinery Lincoln

Joinery Services Lincoln 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
Replacement Skirting Boards Lincoln 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 Lincoln Door Casing
Depending on the desired finish, softwood door casings will be fitted to create the door openings and walkways

Lincoln Loft Plastering

Plasterer Lincoln 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

Lincoln Second Fix Trades

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

Staircases Lincoln: Loft Stairs

Staircase Installation Lincoln Straight Staircase
If space permits ;this is the easiest and often cheapest solution going from lower floor to loft in a single run
Attic Stairs Services Lincoln L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Loft-Attic Access Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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
Stairways to Attic Lincoln Return Stairs
The run from lower floor to loft is split into two with a landing allowing the run to rotate 180 degrees

Lincoln Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Lincoln Stair Spindles Lincoln
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
Staircase Fitting Lincoln Handrails Lincoln
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

Top Floor Apartment: Loft Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Lincoln Flat Conversions Lincoln
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

Lincoln Fire Doors

Bungalow Conversions Lincoln Bungalow to 2-Storey home in Lincoln: Fire Doors
Generally when converting a single storey bungalow to a 2-storey property normal interior doors will be acceptable
 Lincoln Fire Resistant Doors Lincoln
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 Lincoln 2-Storey to 3-Storey Dwelling House in Lincoln
Converting a home in the Lincoln area to a 3-storey property with a loft conversion will require fire resistant doors

Roof Repair Services

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Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Lincoln area

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

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Lincoln property renovation and alteration services:

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

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Timber Trusses

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

Gutters & Downpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

  • Lincoln UPVC Hoppers
  • Lincoln Rainwater Collection
  • Lincoln Replace old Guttering
  • Lincoln UPVC Guttering
  • Lincoln UPVC Downcomers
  • Lincoln UPVC Drain Covers
Windows - Roof Lights
  • Lincoln Velux Windows Installed
  • Lincoln Replacement Windows
  • Lincoln Skylights Fitted
Ridge and Roof Tiles
  • Lincoln Building Insurance Estimates
  • Lincoln Ridge tiles re-pointed
  • Lincoln Broken Tiles Replaced
  • Lincoln New Ridge Tiles Fitted
Flat Roofs Lincoln
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  • Lincoln Flat To Pitched Conversion
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Roof Tiles
  • Lincoln Slate Tiles
  • Lincoln Corrugated Roofs
  • Lincoln Bitumen Felt Shingles
  • Lincoln Wood Shingles
  • Lincoln Ridge Tiles
  • Lincoln Clay Tiles
  • Lincoln Cement Tiles

New Roofs

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

Roof Windows

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

Chimney Repairs

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

Roofing and Guttering

  • Lincoln Roof Coatings
  • Lincoln Soffits
  • Lincoln Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Lincoln Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Lincoln Bargeboards
  • Lincoln Velux Window Fitting
  • Lincoln Rainwater Soakaway
  • Lincoln Facia Boards
  • Lincoln Cladding
  • Lincoln Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Lincoln Concrete Tiles
  • Lincoln Roofing Repairs
  • Lincoln Flat Roof Repairs
  • Lincoln UPVC Facias
  • Lincoln Lead Roof
  • Lincoln Ridge Tile
  • Lincoln UPVC Gutterings
Rewiring Lincoln

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

Lincoln Loft Beams

  • Lincoln Steel Beams
  • Lincoln Flitch Beams
  • Lincoln Plywood Box Beams
Lincoln Felting
  • Lincoln Metal Lattice Beams
  • Lincoln New Felt Roofs
  • Lincoln Roofing Felt Replaced
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Lincoln Slate Roofing

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