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Tackling a loft conversion project can be one of the most straightforward ways to add valuable new living space to your home. Stairs are invariably tricky to design on loft conversion projects, as space for them is tight, but Loft Conversions Hertfordshire can help create the right solution for you. If you've spotted any loft conversions along your street and you feel comfortable knocking on some doors, ask your neighbours who they used and how they found them.
Need Planning Permission For Loft Conversions Hertfordshire To Complete The Job
For many homes, dormer windows can fall into the permitted development quota and so may not require planning permission. You can find out more about whether you'll need planning permission, and any other permissions you might need, by contacting us about building regulations and planning permission.
Ideally the loft floor space should be sound insulated; preferably with a mineral fibre quilt laid between the joists – the heavier and denser the material the better. During a loft conversion, insulation made from Rockwool fibre or similar is usually placed between floor joists, mainly for its sound-reduction properties.
Small Roof Space Hertfordshire Conversions
Not sure what to do if your roof isn't't suitable for a loft conversion? Contact Loft Conversions Hertfordshire to discuss solutions. Traditional frame type roof structures are often the most suitable type for loft conversions, allowing the space to be opened up relatively easily and inexpensively. Victorian houses tend to be lower than those built from 1930 onwards, so may not have sufficient head height for a simple loft conversion.
There's not much point in converting the loft space if it means losing an entire room on the first floor so this is worth considering. It's sensible to discuss your project with a specialist site insurance provider as loft conversion projects can be complex and often include liability assumed under the party wall act 1996.
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Gaining planning permission from your local council is just one of the things you need to think about when getting your loft converted.