Loft Conversions Redhill

  • Redhill Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Redhill Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Redhill Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • Redhill Over Garage Extensions Built
  • Redhill Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • Redhill Loft Conversions - Design & Build
  • Redhill Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft

Loft Attic Rooms Redhill

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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Redhill Planning Department Redhill Planning Applications

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

Planning Help Redhill 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 Redhill 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 Redhill 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 ApprovalRedhill 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

Redhill Loft Conversion Plans

Building Plans Redhill Initial Home Improvement Plans Redhill
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 Redhill Dormer Windows in Loft Conversions Redhill
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 Redhill 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 Redhill

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

Loft Floors Redhill

Floor Joists Redhill 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 & Steel Beams Redhill 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 Redhill Loft Floor Joists
The new joists are independant of the ceiling below and take the loft flooring boards or traditional floorboards as required
Floor Support Redhill 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 Redhill 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 Redhill: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations Redhill 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 Redhill 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 Redhill

Loft Hatch Opening Redhill 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 Redhill Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase Redhill
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 Redhill

Dormer Double Glazing Redhill 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 Redhill 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 Redhill Dormer Roof Conversions Redhill

uPVC Guttering Redhill 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 Redhill 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 Redhill

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

Redhill Tradesmen: First Fix

Plumber Redhill 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 Redhill 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

Redhill Double Glazing: Lofts

Flush Fit LOft Windows Redhill 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 Redhill 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 Redhill

Loft Insulation Redhill 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

Redhill Plasterboarding Lofts

Ensuite Redhill 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 Redhill 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

Redhill Joinery - Loft Construction

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

Loft Plastering Redhill

Plasterer Redhill 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

Redhill Second Fix Trades

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

Joinery Services Redhill 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 Redhill 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 Redhill 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 Redhill L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Loft-Attic Access Redhill Circular Staircase
The staircase sweeps in a broad circular arc between floor levels and is one of the more complicted staircase to build

Handrails & Spindles Redhill

Staircases Redhill Stair Spindles Redhill
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 Redhill Handrails Redhill
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

Redhill Flats: Penthouse Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Redhill Flat Conversions Redhill
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 Redhill Fire Doors

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

Roof Repair Services

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Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Redhill area

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

Redhill Builder:

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Redhill property renovation and alteration services:

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

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

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Timber Trusses

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

Fascias & Cladding

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

Gutters & Downpipes

Replacement UPVC Guttering and down pipe fitting

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

Replacement Roof

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

Roof Windows

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

Chimney Refurbishment

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

Roofing and Guttering

  • Redhill Ridge Tile
  • Redhill Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Redhill UPVC Facias
  • Redhill Soffits
  • Redhill Concrete Tiles
  • Redhill UPVC Gutterings
  • Redhill Bargeboards
  • Redhill Skylights Fitted
  • Redhill Velux Window Fitting
  • Redhill Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Redhill Cowlings
  • Redhill Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Redhill Cladding
  • Redhill Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Redhill Lead Roof
  • Redhill Rainwater Soakaway
  • Redhill Roof Coatings
Redhill Wiring

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

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

Redhill Loft Beams

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

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