Loft Conversions Nottingham

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  • Nottingham Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • Nottingham Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • Nottingham Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space
  • Nottingham Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • Nottingham Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Nottingham Home Office in Loft

Roofspace Rooms Nottingham

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 Nottingham Planning Applications Nottingham

Loft Accomodation Nottingham 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 Nottingham Local History Nottingham
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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham Building Plans to Nottingham Planning Department

Planning Help Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Opinion Nottingham 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
Local ApprovalNottingham 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

Nottingham Loft Conversion Plans

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

Nottingham Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Loft Floors Nottingham

Floor Joists Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham: Trussed Rafters

Attic Layout Nottingham 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
Attic Alterations Nottingham 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

Nottingham Loft Hatch Fitting

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

Dormer Double Glazing Nottingham 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
Loft Double Glazing Nottingham 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

Bungalow Nottingham Dormer Roof Conversions Nottingham

Loft Window Installation Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Loft Room Storage Nottingham 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
Stud Walling Nottingham Interior Stud Walls
The room layout is re-created according to the building plans with the construction of the interior stud walls

Nottingham First Fix Trades

Plumber Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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

Nottingham Double Glazing: Lofts

Dormer PVC Windows Nottingham 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 Nottingham uPVC Flush Fit (Velux) Windows
Depending on the room layout; openings can be created in the roof to install double-glazed window units

Thermal Loft Insulation Nottingham

Loft Insulation Nottingham 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

Nottingham Plasterboarding Lofts

Builder Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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

Nottingham Joinery - Loft Construction

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

Loft Plastering Nottingham

Plasterer Nottingham 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

Nottingham Second Fix Trades

New Electrical Sockets Nottingham 2nd Fix Electrics Nottingham
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 Nottingham 2nd Fix Plumbing Nottingham
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 Nottingham 2nd Fix Joinery Nottingham
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space

Nottingham Staircases: Loft Access

Loft-Attic Access Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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
Attic Stairs Services Nottingham L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Stairways to Attic Nottingham 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 Nottingham Straight Staircase
If space permits ;this is the easiest and often cheapest solution going from lower floor to loft in a single run

Nottingham Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Nottingham Stair Spindles Nottingham
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 Nottingham Handrails Nottingham
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 Nottingham Flat Conversions Nottingham
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

Loft Conversions Nottingham Fire Doors

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

Roof Repair Services

Roofers Nottingham

Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Nottingham area

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

Nottingham Builder:

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Nottingham property renovation and alteration services:

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

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Timber Trusses

  • Nottingham Pre Constructed Trusses
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  • Nottingham UPVC Facias
  • Nottingham Replacement Wall Panels
  • Nottingham Replacement Cladding
  • Nottingham PVC Cladding
  • Nottingham Soffits
  • Nottingham Bargeboards

Gutters & Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

New Roofs

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

Roof Windows

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

Chimney Refurbishment

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

Roofing and Guttering

  • Nottingham Roof Coatings
  • Nottingham UPVC Gutterings
  • Nottingham Skylights Fitted
  • Nottingham Velux Window Fitting
  • Nottingham Ridge Tile
  • Nottingham Concrete Tiles
  • Nottingham Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Nottingham Flat Roof Repairs
  • Nottingham Soffits
  • Nottingham Cowlings
  • Nottingham Lead Roof
  • Nottingham Cladding
  • Nottingham Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Nottingham Roofing Repairs
  • Nottingham Facia Boards
  • Nottingham UPVC Facias
  • Nottingham Rainwater Soakaway
Electrics Nottingham

Loft Rewiring, socket and light fitting installation, shower cables installed Nottingham

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

Nottingham Loft Beams

  • Nottingham Steel Beams
  • Nottingham Flitch Beams
  • Nottingham Plywood Box Beams
Felting Nottingham
  • Nottingham New Felt Roofs
  • Nottingham Roofing Felt Replaced
  • Nottingham Metal Lattice Beams
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Nottingham Roof Trusses

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