Loft Conversions Stoke On Trent

  • Stoke On Trent Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • Stoke On Trent Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • Stoke On Trent Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • Stoke On Trent Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • Stoke On Trent Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space
  • Stoke On Trent Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Stoke On Trent Over Garage Extensions Built

Roofspace Rooms Stoke On Trent

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 Stoke On Trent Planning Applications Stoke On Trent

Loft Accomodation Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent Local History Stoke On Trent
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 Stoke On Trent Planning Department Stoke On Trent

Planning Advice Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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

Building Confidence with Neighbours

Local ApprovalStoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent

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

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

Stoke On Trent Loft Flooring

Floor Joists Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent

Attic Alterations Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent

Loft Hatch Opening Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase Stoke On Trent
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 Stoke On Trent

Loft Double Glazing Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent Dormer Construction Stoke On Trent

uPVC Guttering Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Conversion Stoke On Trent

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

Stoke On Trent First Fix Trades

Electrician Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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

Double Glazing Stoke On Trent: Lofts & Attics

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

Stoke On Trent Thermal LOft Insulation

Loft Insulation Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent

Ensuite Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent

Joinery Services Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent Door Casing
Depending on the desired finish, softwood door casings will be fitted to create the door openings and walkways

Loft Plastering Stoke On Trent

Plasterer Stoke On Trent 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

Second Fix Trades Stoke On Trent

New Electrical Sockets Stoke On Trent 2nd Fix Electrics Stoke On Trent
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 Stoke On Trent 2nd Fix Joinery Stoke On Trent
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space
Shower Installation Stoke On Trent 2nd Fix Plumbing Stoke On Trent
Installation of bath, shower, toilet cistern and taps and plumbing into the cold water and hot water systems; installation of central heating radiators

Staircases Stoke On Trent: Loft Stairs

Attic Stairs Services Stoke On Trent L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Staircase Installation Stoke On Trent 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 Stoke On Trent Return Stairs
The run from lower floor to loft is split into two with a landing allowing the run to rotate 180 degrees
Loft-Attic Access Stoke On Trent Circular Staircase
The staircase sweeps in a broad circular arc between floor levels and is one of the more complicted staircase to build
Joinery Services Stoke On Trent 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

Stoke On Trent Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Stoke On Trent Stair Spindles Stoke On Trent
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 Stoke On Trent Handrails Stoke On Trent
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 Stoke On Trent

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Stoke On Trent Flat Conversions Stoke On Trent
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 Stoke On Trent

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

Roof Repair Services

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Commercial Properties
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Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Stoke On Trent area

  • Stoke On Trent Shop Fitting
  • Stoke On Trent Rented Property Maintenance
  • Stoke On Trent Office Modernisation
  • Stoke On Trent Factory Buildings
  • Stoke On Trent Mezzanine Floors

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  • Outbuilding Conversion Stoke On Trent Bricklaying
  • Stud Walls Stoke On Trent Plasterboarding & Skimming
  • Commercial Heating Systems Stoke On Trent Plumbing & Gas Fitting
  • Industrial Electrician Stoke On Trent Electrical Wiring
  • Drain Clearing Stoke On Trent Drainage

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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Roofers & Builders

Stoke On Trent property renovation and alteration services:

  • Stoke On Trent Attic Rooms
  • Stoke On Trent Dormer Conversions
  • Stoke On Trent Roofing Services
  • Stoke On Trent Building Maintenance
  • Stoke On Trent Ground Floor Extensions

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Timber Trusses

  • Stoke On Trent On Site Truss Construction
  • Stoke On Trent Pre Constructed Trusses
  • Stoke On Trent Room in Loft Trusses

Fascias & Cladding

  • Stoke On Trent Bargeboards
  • Stoke On Trent PVC Cladding
  • Stoke On Trent Soffits
  • Stoke On Trent Replacement Cladding
  • Stoke On Trent Replacement Wall Panels
  • Stoke On Trent UPVC Facias

Gutters, Guttering and Downpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

New Roofs

  • Stoke On Trent Outbuilding Refurbishment
  • Stoke On Trent Pitched Roofs
  • Stoke On Trent Flat Roofs
  • Stoke On Trent Roof Tiles Removed & Replaced

Windows in Roof

  • Stoke On Trent Skylights
  • Stoke On Trent Flush Fit Windows
  • Stoke On Trent uPVC Windows
  • Stoke On Trent Dormer Windows
  • Stoke On Trent Velux Windows
  • Stoke On Trent Replacement Windows

Chimney Refurbishment

  • Stoke On Trent Chimney Chimney Repointing
  • Stoke On Trent Chimney Old Chimneys Capped and Vented
  • Stoke On Trent Chimney Leaning Chimneys Rebuilt
  • Stoke On Trent Chimney Chimney Flashing Replaced
  • Stoke On Trent Chimney Chimneys Rebuilt
  • Stoke On Trent Chimney Cowlings Fitted


  • Stoke On Trent Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Stoke On Trent Facia Boards
  • Stoke On Trent Roof Coatings
  • Stoke On Trent Lead Roof
  • Stoke On Trent Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Stoke On Trent Ridge Tile
  • Stoke On Trent Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Stoke On Trent Skylights Fitted
  • Stoke On Trent Cladding
  • Stoke On Trent Bargeboards
  • Stoke On Trent Rainwater Soakaway
  • Stoke On Trent Flat Roof Repairs
  • Stoke On Trent UPVC Gutterings
  • Stoke On Trent Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Stoke On Trent Roofing Repairs
  • Stoke On Trent UPVC Facias
  • Stoke On Trent Soffits
Electrics Stoke On Trent

Loft Rewiring, socket and light fitting installation, shower cables installed Stoke On Trent

Stoke On Trent Felting
  • Stoke On Trent Roofing Felt Replaced
  • Stoke On Trent Outbuilding Roofs
  • Stoke On Trent New Felt Roofs

Loft Beams Stoke On Trent

  • Stoke On Trent Steel Beams
  • Stoke On Trent Plywood Box Beams
  • Stoke On Trent Flitch Beams
Felting Stoke On Trent
  • Stoke On Trent Roofing Felt Replaced
  • Stoke On Trent Metal Lattice Beams
  • Stoke On Trent New Felt Roofs
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