Loft Conversions Sutton

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  • Sutton Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Sutton Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • Sutton Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • Sutton Over Garage Extensions Built

Sutton Roof Space Rooms

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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Sutton Planning Department Sutton Planning Applications

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

Planning Advice Sutton 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 Sutton 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 Neighbourly Relations

Local ApprovalSutton 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 Sutton 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 Sutton

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

Sutton Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Sutton Loft Floors

Floor Joists Sutton Old Ceiling Joists New Loft Floor Joists: Are They Strong Enough?
Ceiling joists have to carry very little weight compared to a floor joist hence the joists in your loft will need to be strengthened

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

Construction: Trussed Rafters Sutton

Attic Alterations Sutton 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 Sutton 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 Sutton

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

Sutton Loft Windows

Loft Double Glazing Sutton 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 Sutton 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 Sutton Dormer Roofs Sutton

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

Sutton Internal Loft Conversion

Stud Walling Sutton 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 Sutton 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

First Fix Trades Sutton

Plumber Sutton 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 Sutton 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

Double Glazing Sutton: Lofts & Attics

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

Sutton Loft Insulation

Loft Insulation Sutton 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 Sutton

Builder Sutton 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 Sutton 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 Sutton

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

Loft Plastering Sutton

Plasterer Sutton 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 Sutton

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

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

Sutton Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Sutton Stair Spindles Sutton
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 Sutton Handrails Sutton
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

Sutton Flats: Penthouse Conversion

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

 Sutton Fire Resistant Doors Sutton
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 Sutton 2-Storey to 3-Storey Dwelling House in Sutton
Converting a home in the Sutton area to a 3-storey property with a loft conversion will require fire resistant doors
Bungalow Conversions Sutton Bungalow to 2-Storey home in Sutton: 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 Sutton area

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  • Sutton Factory Buildings
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  • Office Storage Sutton Carpentry & Joinery
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  • Stud Walls Sutton Plasterboarding & Skimming
  • Commercial Heating Systems Sutton Plumbing & Gas Fitting
  • Industrial Electrician Sutton Electrical Wiring
  • Drain Clearing Sutton Drainage

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Sutton property renovation and alteration services:

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Gutters, Guttering and Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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Windows - Roof Lights
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  • Sutton Skylights Fitted
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Ridge and Roof Tiles
  • Sutton Building Insurance Estimates
  • Sutton Ridge tiles re-pointed
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Sutton Flat Roofs
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Roof Tiles
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New Roof Fitting

  • Sutton Roof Tiles Removed & Replaced
  • Sutton Flat Roofs
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  • Sutton Outbuilding Refurbishment

Roof Windows

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  • Sutton Flush Fit Windows
  • Sutton uPVC Windows
  • Sutton Replacement Windows
  • Sutton Skylights

Chimney Refurbishment

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

Guttering & Roofing

  • Sutton Cladding
  • Sutton Lead Roof
  • Sutton Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Sutton Roofing Repairs
  • Sutton UPVC Facias
  • Sutton Cowlings
  • Sutton Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Sutton Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Sutton Soffits
  • Sutton Rainwater Soakaway
  • Sutton Bargeboards
  • Sutton Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Sutton Flat Roof Repairs
  • Sutton UPVC Gutterings
  • Sutton Concrete Tiles
  • Sutton Skylights Fitted
  • Sutton Velux Window Fitting
Rewiring Sutton

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Felting Sutton
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Loft Beams Sutton

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Sutton Felting
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