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If you're thinking about building a loft conversion in Cheltenham, then Loft Conversions Cheltenham are here for you. Purpose-built staircases are around 10 times the cost of standard (off-the-shelf) designs, so bear this in mind when you're planning your loft conversion. Once you've assessed whether you are able to have a loft conversion, it's worth visiting the Loft Conversions Cheltenham page on loft conversion costs, which includes average prices and tips from experts and people who have had a loft conversion on how to keep costs down.
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For many homes, dormer windows can fall into the permitted development quota and so may not require planning permission. For many lucky homeowners, a loft conversion falls under permitted development.
Your new floor will also need soundproofing, and this is easily achieved by laying a mineral fibre quilt between the joists. Insulation made from Rockwool fibre or similar is usually placed between floor joists, mainly for its sound-reduction properties.
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Not sure what to do if your roof isn't't suitable for a loft conversion? Contact Loft Conversions Cheltenham to discuss solutions. Without the roof space for water tanks and plumbing, the heating and hot water system may have to be replaced with a sealed system. The major problems when it comes to a complex loft conversion are the potentially high cost and getting planning permission approval.
Building a loft conversion will add weight to your house and so you'll need to make sure that the structure of the building can take it. Prior to beginning a loft conversion yourself, or bringing in a team of experts to carry out the work, there are a few things you'll need to get your head around.
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You'll have to hire a designer, and as some types of conversion need planning permission approval, you will need to consider design costs and the planning application.