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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. If you do need a purpose-built loft conversion staircase, it pays to have the design approved by your building control officer before you actually commission them. Our experts can tell you how the roof space of a bungalow can be converted to provide two bedrooms and a shower room or whatever else you may need.
Need Planning Permission For Loft Conversions Plymouth To Complete The Job
Full planning permission will be needed if you wish to add dormers at the front elevation. For many lucky homeowners, a loft conversion falls under permitted development.
Sound insulation is often neglected in the design of a loft conversion, but something you should certainly factor into your thinking. 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 Plymouth Conversions
An inspection of the inside of the roof space by Loft Conversions Plymouth will provide information as to its suitability for conversion. A mansard type roof will offer maximum conversion space because it projects the maximum available head height, thus giving a greater usable floor area. The major problems when it comes to a complex loft conversion are the potentially high cost and getting planning permission approval.
For ease you can ask your joiner or builder to send building control a copy of the design. You'll need to make a decision of whether a loft conversion is right for your home and the team at Loft Conversions Plymouth will help you come to a sound conclusion.
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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.