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When you convert your loft you are, of course, going to lose storage space. Stairs are invariably tricky to design on loft conversion projects, as space for them is tight, but Loft Conversions Cheshire can help create the right solution for you. If you've spotted any loft conversions along your street and you feel comfortable knocking on some doors, ask your neighbours who they used and how they found them.
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If at the front of the house dormer windows will require planning permission, which is why you often see roof lights or skylights instead. For many fortunate homeowners, a loft conversion falls under permitted development.
With energy efficiency standards being increased, loft conversion insulation is more difficult to install than it once was. Loft conversion insulation will include things like solid sheet/board insulation, rolls of rock wool sound or fibre-glass heat insulation.
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An inspection of the inside of the roof space by Loft Conversions Cheshire will provide information as to its suitability for conversion. There are numerous ways of altering roof structures for loft conversions, but they all have one common element – the ceiling joists will almost certainly be inadequate as floor joists. Victorian houses tend to be lower than those built from 1930 onwards, so may not have sufficient head height for a simple loft conversion.
There's not much point in converting the loft space if it means losing an entire room on the first floor so this is worth considering. Before discussing how to build a loft conversion and moving into the territory of planning permission and building regulations, it's important to note that a loft conversion is difficult to complete alone.
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Unless you're happy to pay for loft conversions by skilled draughtsman, it's probably most sensible for you to hire a professional plasterer at this stage, but the job can be done day if you really want to.