Loft Conversion Building Regs by Loft Conversions Cheltenham
Adding a loft conversion will bring weight to your property and, although it may only be a modest increase, you'll need to make sure that the structure of the building can take it. Extensions normally increase the heat load requirement of the house and so the boiler has to be upgraded, whereas a loft conversion may require little extra capacity as the space will be well insulated and can improve the overall energy efficiency of the house. Loft Conversions Cheltenham can give you the lowdown on planning a loft conversion.
Building Regs For Your Loft Conversion In Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Can we get away with doing the above refurbishment without building regs?
If you want to bring your loft conversion up to standard and get that all important completion certificate (which will add value to your house) then invite the local authority building control round. If you require a purpose-built loft conversion staircase, it pays to have the design approved by your building control officer before you actually commission them.
Planning Permission For Your Cheltenham Loft Conversion
There are set things normally required to satisfy the requirements of the regulations when converting a loft planning permission is not normally required. If you're unsure, or think you might need planning permission, an initial discussion with an expert at Loft Conversions Cheltenham will be able to confirm this.
Loft Conversions Cheltenham provides guidance for making alterations to the loft space of an existing house which is no more than two storeys high. As converting loft space is often much more difficult (and expensive) than most people think, it is worth discussing as a household.
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Converting your loft space into a living, breathing and functional room that can be a bedroom, bathroom or anything else can be really exciting.