Loft Conversions Southall

  • Southall Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • Southall Loft Conversions - Design & Build
  • Southall Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space
  • Southall Over Garage Extensions Built
  • Southall Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Southall Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • Southall Dormer Bungalow Conversions

Southall Roof Space Rooms

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 Southall Planning Permission Southall

Loft Hatch Southall 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 Southall 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 Southall Local History Southall
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 Southall Building Plans to Southall Planning Department

Planning Help Southall 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 Southall 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 ApprovalSouthall 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 Southall 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 Southall

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

Southall Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Loft Flooring Southall

Floor Joists Southall 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

Wooden Joists Southall 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 Southall 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 Southall 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 Southall 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

Construction: Trussed Rafters Southall

Attic Alterations Southall 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 Southall 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 Southall

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

Dormers & Skylights Southall

Loft Double Glazing Southall 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 Southall 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 Southall Dormer Roofs Southall

Loft Window Installation Southall 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 Southall 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 Southall

Stud Walling Southall 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 Southall 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

Southall Construction: First Fix Trades

Electrician Southall 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 Southall 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 Southall

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

Loft Insulation Southall

Loft Insulation Southall 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

Southall Plasterboarding Lofts

Ensuite Southall 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 Southall 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

Southall Joinery - Loft Construction

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

Southall Loft Plastering

Plasterer Southall 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

Southall Second Fix Trades

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

Staircases Southall: Loft Stairs

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

Southall Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Southall Stair Spindles Southall
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 Southall Handrails Southall
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

Southall Flats: Penthouse Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Southall Flat Conversions Southall
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 Southall

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

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Commercial Properties
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Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Southall area

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

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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Roofers & Builders

Southall property renovation and alteration services:

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

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Timber Trusses

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

Fascias & Cladding

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

Gutters, Guttering and Downpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

Replacement Roof

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

Roof Windows

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

Chimney Repairs

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

Guttering & Roofing

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

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

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

Loft Beams Southall

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

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