Yearly Archives: 2013

August 30th, 2013

Telebeams – a new way to convert lofts with roof trusses!

We have recently completed several loft conversions using the new Telebeams system.  For modern properties with roof trusses this can eliminate the need for heavy steel beams & cranes. Also there is no need to construct support pillars.  Telebeams are the very first pre-fabricated entirely bespoke and adaptable system which deals with a wide range of…

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August 30th, 2013

Mr & Mrs Murtagh, Cheltenham

‘In an excellent company you have a number of employees who are simply outstanding. The service delivered surpassed our expectation at every stage of the build and we are delighted with the final loft conversion. A big thank you to you all, particularly Dave who even turned up on Sundays to keep the build on…

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August 28th, 2013

The Royal County of Berkshire Show

Why not come and see us at: The Royal County of Berkshire Show!! September 21st & 22nd 2013, Stand No E288, Newbury Showground, RG18 9QZ                                           We will be happy to advise you on Loft Conversions, Staircases & UPVC Window & Doors!  

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August 23rd, 2013

Having Trouble Matching Old Newel Caps?

Did you know we have our own Machinist and Wood Turner on site? We can now match any newel caps in any shape, style or wood and matching spindles! For more information, give Mr Stairs a call!!                  

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August 22nd, 2013

DIY Loft Conversions – Fire Warning!!

A recent article was published in a local Nottinghamshire paper which highlights the danger of DIY loft conversions with regards to Fire Safety. A local fire crew were called to a landlords property after it caught fire and found that they could not access the loft hatch as it was too narrow. Mr David Ewing,…

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August 22nd, 2013

Mr & Mrs Smith – Broadway – Review

Both Bobs (Conversion Crew) were hard working and courteous at all times. They were also helpful dealing with our requests. All works were completed to a high standard. They were very helpful in explaining the works procedures and we found ourselves looking forward to their visits. We were always given prompt service and information was…

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August 21st, 2013

Types of Loft Conversions: Which style will suit our property?

Has your family found themselves getting in each others way? Are the kids growing up and demanding their own bedroom? Another option to moving house would be to convert your loft space. It will not only save you from all the stress and costs of moving house but will give you the extra room you…

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August 15th, 2013

How Suitable Is My Loft For A Conversion?

Generally most roofs can be converted provided your space has enough headroom.There are many things to consider to ensure you maximise your spaces potential, for example:- Which type of conversion? What changes will be needed for the plumbing system? and Where the new stairs will be situated? Headroom Consideration There is little point in adding…

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August 14th, 2013

Loft conversion under construction in Coventry

We are currently constructing a loft conversion for a lovely couple Mr & Mrs McKechnie in Coventry which involves a rear and annex dormer to accommodate a good size bedroom with built-in wardrobes and en-suite shower room. On the front of the property two large Velux rooflights have been installed to add lots of light.   This roof …

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August 13th, 2013

Party Wall Agreement

When building a loft conversion in all but detached properties, it is necessary to obtain a party wall agreement.  A minimum of two months notice must be served on the owners of the adjacent properties of the intention to carry out works that directly or indirectly apportion weight on to the party walls.  When we…

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