Charles Grosvenor Blog

July 4th, 2018

Trusted Trader Member

We are pleased to inform you that we have been members of Trusted Traders for a while. This will enable all our customers to have peace of mind. Charles Grosvenor are probably best know for building loft conversions.  But what if you already have a loft conversion?  Well, we can re-furbish & extend existing loft conversions or…

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June 27th, 2018

DON’t Move!!! IMPROVE…….

With house prices rapidly on the up, why not stay put and extend your space by converting your loft. Whether you have a semi or detached, bungalow or three storey property, having a loft conversion can substantially increase the value of your home. Why not call us today for a free, no obligation quotation on…

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June 25th, 2018

Why waste a great space!!!

How many of us constantly store, what basically amounts to, lots of rubbish in our loft?  How much more useful could your loft space be to you? This part of the house could have great potential and could substantially increase the value of your home, as well as adding extra bedroom/office/playroom space to your house!…

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June 22nd, 2018

Getting A Shell Construction

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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June 20th, 2018

Is the work and all trades men on site supervised throughout the loft conversion?

Should you decide to go ahead with a Charles Grosvenor loft conversion, the loft conversion team would always have a foreman in charge of the day to day works. You would always be appointed a project manager who would inspect the works on a weekly basis and update you accordingly. These weekly inspections are in…

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June 18th, 2018

Will I Need Planning Permission?

Full planning permission is not always required depending on the type of the property and the type/size of the loft conversion you wish to build. Most loft conversions fall within the permitted development rights, in this instance Charles Grosvenor always apply for a ‘Certificate of Lawful Development’ from your local planning office to ensure the…

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June 13th, 2018

Build it safe or risk your own safety?

Police are warning home owners about the dangers of carrying out a DIY loft conversion on their homes following an incident where fire crews struggled to access a loft room when a fire broke out. Safety crews were reported to have had difficulty accessing the loft area due to the fact that the loft hatch…

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June 11th, 2018

How can I tell if my loft is suitable for conversion.

You need to get into your loft and locate the highest point. If it measures at least 2.3 meters in height then the chances are it would! Also remember that Dormer windows can add extra height to your new conversion.   Classic dormer style window. For more information give us a call 01527 543668!

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June 6th, 2018

Have The Wow Factor To Your Staircase!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

STAIRCASE -As part of our made to measure staircase service we have a department dedicated to the matching of any newel posts, handrails, base rails and caps in any type of wood and to any size. Please see website for full details or call 01527 551870.  http://www.grosvenorstairs.co.uk/

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June 4th, 2018

From Plans To Plaster

If you take advantage of our free feasibility study, we will make an appointment for one of our surveyors to visit your property to carry out the initial survey. This will include an investigation of your current loft space to ascertain the construction type and to make sure that certain minimum dimensions are available. Your…

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