Loft Conversions Slough

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Loft Attic Rooms Slough

Lofts can add a new dimension to home living by creating 2,3 or more new rooms & adding extra living space to your property

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Planning Department Slough Planning Applications Slough

Loft Hatch Slough 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
Loft Accomodation Slough 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 Slough Local History Slough
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 Slough Planning Department Slough

Planning Advice Slough 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 Slough 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

Avoiding conflicts with Neighbours

Local ApprovalSlough 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 Slough 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

Drawing Building Plans Slough

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

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

Slough Loft Flooring

Floor Joists Slough 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

Floor Support Slough 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 Slough 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 Joists Slough 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 Slough 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

Roof Trusses Slough: Trussed Rafters

Attic Layout Slough 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 Slough 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

Loft Hatch Installation Slough

Loft Staircases Slough Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase Slough
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 Slough 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

Slough Loft Windows

Dormer Double Glazing Slough 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 Slough 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 Slough Dormer Construction Slough

Loft Window Installation Slough 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 Slough New Fascias and Guttering
The exterior fascia boards are installed along with soffits and guttering to create a unified and weather proof roof structure

Slough Internal Loft Conversion

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

Slough Construction: First Fix Trades

Plumber Slough 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 Slough 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

Loft Double Glazing Units Slough

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

Thermal Loft Insulation Slough

Loft Insulation Slough 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

Loft Plasterboarding Slough

Ensuite Slough 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 Slough 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

Loft Joinery Slough

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

Loft Plastering Slough

Plasterer Slough 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

Slough Second Fix Trades

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

Staircases Slough: Loft Stairs

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

Slough Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Slough Stair Spindles Slough
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 Slough Handrails Slough
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

Slough Flats: Penthouse Conversion

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

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

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Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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Timber Trusses

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Facias

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Guttering:
Gutters & Downpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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Skylights - Windows
  • Slough Replacement Windows
  • Slough Skylights Fitted
  • Slough Velux Windows Installed
Ridge and Roof Tiles
  • Slough Ridge tiles re-pointed
  • Slough New Ridge Tiles Fitted
  • Slough Broken Tiles Replaced
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Flat Roof Repairs
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Roof Tiles Slough
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New Roofs

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Roof Windows

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Chimneys

  • Slough Chimney Chimney Repointing
  • Slough Chimney Leaning Chimneys Rebuilt
  • Slough Chimney Cowlings Fitted
  • Slough Chimney Chimney Flashing Replaced
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Roofline:Gutters

  • Slough Cladding
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  • Slough Skylights Fitted
  • Slough Soffits
  • Slough Flat Roof Repairs
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  • Slough Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Slough Roof Coatings
  • Slough Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Slough Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Slough Rainwater Soakaway
  • Slough UPVC Facias
  • Slough Velux Window Fitting
  • Slough Cowlings
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Wiring Slough

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Felting Slough
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Loft Beams Slough

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Slough Felting
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