Loft Conversions Salisbury

  • Salisbury Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • Salisbury Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • Salisbury Loft Conversions - Design & Build
  • Salisbury Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Salisbury Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Salisbury Home Office in Loft
  • Salisbury Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space

Loft Attic Rooms Salisbury

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 Salisbury Planning Permission Salisbury

Loft Accomodation Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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 Salisbury Local History Salisbury
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 Salisbury Planning Department Salisbury

Planning Help Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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

Avoiding conflicts with Neighbours

Local Opinion Salisbury 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 ApprovalSalisbury 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

Drawing Building Plans Salisbury

Dormer Construction Plans Salisbury Dormer Windows in Loft Conversions Salisbury
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 Salisbury 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 Salisbury Initial Home Improvement Plans Salisbury
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

Building Plans and Architectural Drawings Salisbury

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

Loft Flooring Salisbury

Floor Joists Salisbury 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

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

Construction: Trussed Rafters Salisbury

Attic Alterations Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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 Salisbury

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

Salisbury Dormers & Skylights

Loft Double Glazing Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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 Salisbury Dormer Construction Salisbury

Loft Window Installation Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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 Alterations Salisbury

Stud Walling Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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

Salisbury First Fix Trades

Electrician Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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

Loft Double Glazing Units Salisbury

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

Salisbury Thermal LOft Insulation

Loft Insulation Salisbury 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

Salisbury Plasterboarding Lofts

Builder Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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

Wood-Joinery: Lofts Salisbury

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

Salisbury Loft Plastering

Plasterer Salisbury 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

Salisbury Second Fix Trades

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

Loft Staircase Fitting Salisbury

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

Salisbury Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Salisbury Stair Spindles Salisbury
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 Salisbury Handrails Salisbury
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

Upstairs Flat Conversions Salisbury

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Salisbury Flat Conversions Salisbury
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 Salisbury

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

Roof Repair Services

Roofers Salisbury

Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Salisbury area

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

Salisbury Builder:

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Salisbury property renovation and alteration services:

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

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

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Trusses: Timber

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

Fascias & Cladding

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

Gutters, Guttering and Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

Replacement Roof

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

Roof Windows

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

Chimney Repairs

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


  • Salisbury Soffits
  • Salisbury Cladding
  • Salisbury Facia Boards
  • Salisbury Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Salisbury UPVC Gutterings
  • Salisbury Skylights Fitted
  • Salisbury Bargeboards
  • Salisbury Roof Coatings
  • Salisbury Ridge Tile
  • Salisbury Flat Roof Repairs
  • Salisbury Roofing Repairs
  • Salisbury Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Salisbury Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Salisbury Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Salisbury Concrete Tiles
  • Salisbury Cowlings
  • Salisbury Lead Roof
Rewiring Salisbury

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

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

Salisbury Loft Beams

  • Salisbury Plywood Box Beams
  • Salisbury Steel Beams
  • Salisbury Flitch Beams
Felting Salisbury
  • Salisbury Metal Lattice Beams
  • Salisbury Roofing Felt Replaced
  • Salisbury New Felt Roofs
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Salisbury Concrete

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