Loft Conversion Planning

Loft Insulation

12/03/2011 | No comments

Loft insulation in loft conversions Its very important that the correct loft insulation is used in a loft conversion. Building regulations dictate what type of insulation we have to fit as we have to make sure the ‘U Values’ or heat loss  factor is correct and the loft rooms are fire protected. There are 3... Read more

Loft Conversion Building Regulations

03/11/2010 | No comments

Loft conversion building regulations Lofts are generally designed to be accessible for maintenance purposes only, as the joists are usually incapable of supporting normal domestic floor loads.  If you wish to convert this space to another use, Building Regulation approval will be required.  The most common uses are: Bedroom(s) A bathroom A playroom A study/office... Read more

Builders Sheffield, Sheffield Builders, Builders in Sheffield

18/10/2010 | No comments

Builders Sheffield, Sheffield Builders, loft conversion builders Builders in Sheffield or Builders in Chesterfield for example  are what some people may search for when looking for a builder in Sheffield or Chesterfield to undertake a loft or garage conversion. Builders in Sheffield or builders in Chesterfield are not the best search terms to look for... Read more

Building Regulations for Loft Conversions

11/08/2010 | No comments

Loft Conversion, Building Regulations, Information & Guidelines Loft conversions are becoming more and more popular. The reason being…. the housing market is still very unpredictable, mortgage lenders have tightened up on who they are lending money to therefore people can’t afford to move house. So what happens if you are a family that’s growing and... Read more

Planning permission for loft conversions

24/07/2010 | No comments

Planning permission for loft conversions Planning permission is not normally required. However, permission is required where you extend or alter the roof space and it exceeds specified limits and conditions. Under new regulations that came into effect from 1 October 2008 a loft conversion for your house is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application... Read more

Orange goldfish on our vans

09/07/2010 | No comments

Need a larger house ? Our new marketing campaign is under way…. Have we gone mad ? …….. We want to get our message across to family’s who  are struggling for space so we have decided to be loud and colourful by featuring a gold fish on our vans. Our point is why waste money... Read more

Loft conversion building regulations

24/02/2010 | No comments

Loft conversion building regulations Building regulations will always be required if the loft space is being converted into any usable form of accommodation or habitable room. These requirements are in place to ensure that the necessary construction criteria are met and that the all health and safety laws, amongst other things, have been satisfied. We... Read more

Loft conversion planning permission

24/02/2010 | No comments

Loft conversion planning permission Planning permission is not usually required to convert a loft space into a livable space. Since October 2008 permitted development rights were extended which made it much easier to carry out a loft conversion.This means that in most cases, planing permission is not required. However we would always check with your... Read more

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