Yearly Archives: 2012

December 20th, 2012

All Your Loft Conversion Questions Answered!

If you are considering a loft conversion you are going to be open to a variety of choices. Do I need Planning permission? You will not planning if your home is not a flat, not listed, not in a conservations area, not in an area of outstanding natural beauty, not subject to any covenants or…

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December 13th, 2012

Getting A Shell Loft Conversion

You may have heard of a shell loft conversion before, you may not. Essentially it is what it sounds like; we will complete a shell conversion of your loft before handing over the reigns of control to the householder. It basic terms it’s a part loft conversion. In the world of shell conversions, there’s no en…

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December 11th, 2012

I am considering rear and side extension of a semi-detached bungalow together with a loft conversion, but the height of the loft is around 1.9m. Is it possible to raise the roof only on my property? Is this likely to be permitted by the planning authority or not?

1.9m would be very tight to convert, but it does make a difference where the measurements were taken from.  You would need a minimum of 2m from the top of the ceiling joist to the top of the ridge board ( the ridge board is the timber at the very top of the apex of…

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December 11th, 2012

A Guide To Sorting Out Your Loft And Making Room For A Conversion

Assorted boxes, unlabeled and time worn, interspersed with bags, photo frames, old travelling cases and a selection of unidentified piles of items you never knew you had…sound familiar?  Many of us could have a small boat or something of a similar volume hidden under the junk we have lying around in our attics for all…

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December 6th, 2012

Great Ideas For Loft Conversions!

For people who are finding the expense of moving to a larger home too much, a loft conversion is a great altervative to create more room by extending upwards rather than outwards where space may be lacking. How you choose what the extra space is used for is of course a personal decision. But here are some…

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December 3rd, 2012

Fulfill Your Extra Space Requirements By Converting Your Loft

A loft conversion is a valued addition to your home and have become much more popular with people in the UK over recent years. The ever increasing cost of living and life style have got people to think seriously to fulfill the increasing demand of living space. Loft conversions have been considered the most useful space for…

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November 27th, 2012

Loft Conversion Party Wall Agreement

If you plan on doing any building work that affects the party structure between you and your neighbour, it is very likely that the Party Wall Act will come into play. If your home is a terraced or semi-detached property and you are carrying out a loft conversion, permission from your neighbour will be a…

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November 19th, 2012

Mr Dibb & Ms Thomas, Windsor

Overall we are really pleased and we have recommended you. Thank you

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November 13th, 2012

100,000 New Homes To Be Built in BCC Plan

George Osborne is being urged to let brickies rebuild the economy, by backing a £2.5 BILLION housing plan! Last night, the British Chambers of Commerce demanded a plan to kick-start  the construction sector and create thousands of jobs. It wants the Chancellor to “unlock” stalled housing developments by giving councils the cash to put in…

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November 8th, 2012

Our SECOND stand at Home Building and Renovating!

The Home Building and Renovating Show has come back around again, and we’re happy to confirm we will have a second stand! As well as our Loft Conversion Stand 407, we also have a stand for our UPVC Windows and Doors at Stand 522. Any information you may require, our expert team will be there…

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