Loft Conversions Paisley

  • Paisley Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Paisley Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Paisley Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • Paisley Home Office in Loft
  • Paisley Loft Conversions - Design & Build
  • Paisley Over Garage Extensions Built
  • Paisley Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space

Paisley 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 Paisley Planning Permission Paisley

Loft Hatch Paisley 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 Paisley Local History Paisley
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 Accomodation Paisley 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 Paisley Building Plans to Paisley Planning Department

Planning Help Paisley 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 Paisley 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 Confidence with Neighbours

Local Opinion Paisley 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 ApprovalPaisley 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

Paisley Loft Conversion Plans

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

Paisley Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Loft Floors Paisley

Floor Joists Paisley Old Ceiling Joists New Loft Floor Joists: Are They Strong Enough?
Ceiling joists have to carry very little weight compared to a floor joist hence the joists in your loft will need to be strengthened

Wooden & Steel Beams Paisley 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
Floor Support Paisley 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 Paisley 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 Paisley 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

Roof Trusses Paisley: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations Paisley 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 Paisley 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 Access Paisley

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

Paisley Dormers & Skylights

Loft Double Glazing Paisley 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 Paisley 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 Paisley Dormer Construction Paisley

Loft Window Installation Paisley 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 Paisley 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 Paisley

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

First Fix Trades Paisley

Electrician Paisley 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
Plumber Paisley 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

Paisley Double Glazing: Lofts

Flush Fit LOft Windows Paisley 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 Paisley uPVC Dormer Windows
Once the interior loft structure is in place; new double glazing units can be installed into the ready-made opening

Paisley Thermal LOft Insulation

Loft Insulation Paisley 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

Paisley Plasterboarding Lofts

Ensuite Paisley 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 Paisley 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

Paisley Joinery - Loft Construction

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

Loft Plastering Paisley

Plasterer Paisley 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

Paisley Second Fix Trades

Door Furniture Fitting Paisley 2nd Fix Joinery Paisley
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space
Shower Installation Paisley 2nd Fix Plumbing Paisley
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 Paisley 2nd Fix Electrics Paisley
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 Stairs Paisley: Staircase Installation

Joinery Services Paisley 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 Paisley 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 Paisley L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Loft-Attic Access Paisley Circular Staircase
The staircase sweeps in a broad circular arc between floor levels and is one of the more complicted staircase to build
Staircase Installation Paisley Straight Staircase
If space permits ;this is the easiest and often cheapest solution going from lower floor to loft in a single run

Paisley Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Paisley Stair Spindles Paisley
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 Paisley Handrails Paisley
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

Paisley Flats: Penthouse Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Paisley Flat Conversions Paisley
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 Paisley

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

Roof Repair Services

Roofers Paisley

Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Paisley area

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

Paisley Builder:

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Paisley property renovation and alteration services:

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

Building services for home owners, commercial property owners, developers and landlords in Paisley

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Trusses: Timber

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

Fascias & Cladding

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

Gutters, Guttering and Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

New Roof Fitting

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

Roof Windows

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

Chimney Refurbishment

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


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

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

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

Paisley Loft Beams

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

Resources for a new Roof Trusses access point Paisley