Loft Conversions Warrington

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Warrington 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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Warrington Planning Department Warrington Planning Permission

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

Planning Advice Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Opinion Warrington 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 ApprovalWarrington 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

Loft Conversions: Building Plans Warrington

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

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

Loft Flooring Warrington

Floor Joists Warrington Will The Loft Floor Be Strong Enough?
Ceiling joists will have to become floor joists then cope with a much greater weight loading hence will need to be strengthened

Sound Insulation Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Warrington 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

Construction: Trussed Rafters Warrington

Attic Alterations Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Warrington

Loft Staircases Warrington Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase Warrington
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 Warrington 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 Windows Warrington

Loft Double Glazing Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Warrington Dormer Roofs Warrington

uPVC Guttering Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Alterations Warrington

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

Warrington Construction: First Fix Trades

Electrician Warrington 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 Warrington 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

Warrington Double Glazing: Lofts

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

Loft Insulation Warrington

Loft Insulation Warrington 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 Warrington

Ensuite Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Warrington

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

Warrington Loft Plastering

Plasterer Warrington 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 Warrington

Door Furniture Fitting Warrington 2nd Fix Joinery Warrington
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space
Shower Installation Warrington 2nd Fix Plumbing Warrington
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 Warrington 2nd Fix Electrics Warrington
Installing light fittings, switches and electrical sockets, connecting the shower and installing ring-mains into the main distribution board and fuse box (circuit breakers)

Staircases Warrington: Loft Stairs

Joinery Services Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Warrington 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 Warrington L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing

Handrails & Spindles Warrington

Staircase Fitting Warrington Handrails Warrington
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
Staircases Warrington Stair Spindles Warrington
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

Warrington Upstairs Flats: Loft Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Warrington Flat Conversions Warrington
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 Warrington

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

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Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Warrington area

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Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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Warrington property renovation and alteration services:

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Trusses: Timber

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Gutters, Guttering and Downpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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Windows - Skylights
  • Warrington Replacement Windows
  • Warrington Velux Windows Installed
  • Warrington Skylights Fitted
Roof and Ridge Tiles
  • Warrington Broken Tiles Replaced
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  • Warrington Building Insurance Estimates
  • Warrington Ridge tiles re-pointed
Flat Roof Repairs
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Roof Tiles
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New Roof Fitting

  • Warrington Roof Tiles Removed & Replaced
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Windows in Roof

  • Warrington Dormer Windows
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Chimney Repairs

  • Warrington Chimney Old Chimneys Capped and Vented
  • Warrington Chimney Chimney Repointing
  • Warrington Chimney Leaning Chimneys Rebuilt
  • Warrington Chimney Chimney Flashing Replaced
  • Warrington Chimney Cowlings Fitted
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  • Warrington Leaking Roof Repairs
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  • Warrington UPVC Gutterings
  • Warrington Cowlings
  • Warrington Roof Tiles Replaced
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  • Warrington Roofing Repairs
  • Warrington Rainwater Soakaway
  • Warrington Skylights Fitted
  • Warrington Velux Window Fitting
  • Warrington Concrete Tiles
  • Warrington Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Warrington Soffits
  • Warrington Bargeboards
  • Warrington Facia Boards
  • Warrington Flat Roof Repairs
Electrics Warrington

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Felting Warrington
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Loft Beams Warrington

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Felting Warrington
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