Loft Conversions Liverpool

  • Liverpool Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • Liverpool Loft Conversions - Design & Build
  • Liverpool Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Liverpool Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • Liverpool Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • Liverpool Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • Liverpool Loft Floors & Storage Installed

Loft Attic Rooms Liverpool

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 Liverpool Planning Permission Liverpool

Loft Accomodation Liverpool 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
Loft Hatch Liverpool 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
Building History Liverpool Local History Liverpool
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

Submitting Building Plans Liverpool Planning Department Liverpool

Planning Advice Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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 ApprovalLiverpool 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 Liverpool 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

Liverpool Loft Conversion Plans

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

Building Plans and Architectural Drawings Liverpool

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

Loft Floors Liverpool

Floor Joists Liverpool 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

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

Roof Trusses Liverpool: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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

Liverpool Loft Hatch Fitting

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

Loft Windows Liverpool

Loft Double Glazing Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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 Liverpool Dormer Roof Conversions Liverpool

uPVC Guttering Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Stud Walling Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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

Liverpool Tradesmen: First Fix

Plumber Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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

Liverpool Double Glazing: Lofts

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

Loft Insulation Liverpool

Loft Insulation Liverpool 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

Liverpool Plasterboarding Lofts

Ensuite Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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

Liverpool Joinery - Loft Construction

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

Loft Plastering Liverpool

Plasterer Liverpool 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

Liverpool Second Fix Trades

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

Loft Staircase Installation Liverpool

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

Handrails & Spindles Liverpool

Staircases Liverpool Stair Spindles Liverpool
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 Liverpool Handrails Liverpool
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 Liverpool Flat Conversions Liverpool
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

Liverpool Fire Doors

 Liverpool Fire Resistant Doors Liverpool
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
Bungalow Conversions Liverpool Bungalow to 2-Storey home in Liverpool: Fire Doors
Generally when converting a single storey bungalow to a 2-storey property normal interior doors will be acceptable
Home Conversion Liverpool 2-Storey to 3-Storey Dwelling House in Liverpool
Converting a home in the Liverpool 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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Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Liverpool property renovation and alteration services:

  • Liverpool Attic Rooms
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Timber Trusses

  • Liverpool Pre Constructed Trusses
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Fascias & Cladding

  • Liverpool PVC Cladding
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  • Liverpool Bargeboards
  • Liverpool UPVC Facias
  • Liverpool Replacement Cladding
  • Liverpool Soffits

Gutters & Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

  • Liverpool Replace old Guttering
  • Liverpool UPVC Drain Covers
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  • Liverpool UPVC Hoppers
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Windows - Skylights
  • Liverpool Replacement Windows
  • Liverpool Velux Windows Installed
  • Liverpool Skylights Fitted
Roof and Ridge Tiles
  • Liverpool Building Insurance Estimates
  • Liverpool New Ridge Tiles Fitted
  • Liverpool Ridge tiles re-pointed
  • Liverpool Broken Tiles Replaced
Liverpool Flat Roofs
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  • Liverpool Flat To Pitched Conversion
Roof Tiles
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  • Liverpool Wood Shingles
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  • Liverpool Cement Tiles
  • Liverpool Ridge Tiles
  • Liverpool Clay Tiles

New Roof Fitting

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

Roof Windows

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  • Liverpool Dormer Windows
  • Liverpool Replacement Windows
  • Liverpool uPVC Windows
  • Liverpool Skylights


  • Liverpool Chimney Chimney Flashing Replaced
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  • Liverpool Chimney Cowlings Fitted
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Guttering & Roofing

  • Liverpool Concrete Tiles
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  • Liverpool Roofing Repairs
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  • Liverpool Roof Coatings
  • Liverpool Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Liverpool Lead Roof
  • Liverpool Cowlings
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  • Liverpool Ridge Tile
  • Liverpool UPVC Facias
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  • Liverpool Cladding
  • Liverpool Skylights Fitted
  • Liverpool Leaking Roof Repairs
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Electrics Liverpool

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

Felting Liverpool
  • Liverpool Outbuilding Roofs
  • Liverpool New Felt Roofs
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Liverpool Loft Beams

  • Liverpool Flitch Beams
  • Liverpool Plywood Box Beams
  • Liverpool Steel Beams
Liverpool Felting
  • Liverpool Metal Lattice Beams
  • Liverpool New Felt Roofs
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