Loft Conversion Building Regs by Loft Conversions Bolton
A loft conversion well be less expensive than moving to a bigger house (and moving will always involve costs that cannot be recouped). Because you don't need to make a lot of structural alterations to accommodate a roof light or skylight windows in a loft conversion, they are relatively easy to fit. There are certain things you need to consider when weighing up whether a loft conversion is the right way to add more space to your property.
Building Regs For Your Loft Conversion In Bolton, Greater Manchester
If you're going to lay flooring boards over the existing joists in the loft space, then this may require a building regulations application to building control.
You may be thinking, 'can we get away with doing the above refurbishment without building regs?'Remember that existing doors on the stairway (ground and first floor) should be replaced with fire-resistant doors and this should be indicated on your loft conversion drawings for building control.
Planning Permission For Your Bolton Loft Conversion
To get planning permission, you can ask an architect or builder to confirm this. Just so you know, you shouldn't need planning permission if your proposed conversion satisfies a number of conditions.
If you decide to create a liveable space where you intend to use the room as a normal part of your house, (this includes spare bedrooms which may be used infrequently) in an existing loft space of a home it is likely to require a range of alterations. Consider that there's not much point in converting the loft space if it means losing an entire room on the first floor.
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Converting your old loft space into a newly living, breathing and functional room that can be a bedroom, bathroom or anything else can be brilliant.