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If you need extra space in your home on a budget, a loft conversion is well worth considering. Purpose-built staircases are around 10 times the cost of standard (off-the-shelf) designs, so bear this in mind when you're planning your loft conversion. Why not schedule your own loft conversion with Loft Conversions Chelmsford today.
Need Planning Permission For Loft Conversions Chelmsford To Complete The Job
Full planning permission will be needed if you wish to add dormers at the front elevation. For many lucky homeowners, a loft conversion falls under permitted development.
Ideally the loft floor space should be sound insulated; preferably with a mineral fibre quilt laid between the joists – the heavier and denser the material the better. Insulation made from Rockwool fibre or similar is usually placed between floor joists, mainly for its sound-reduction properties.
Small Roof Space Chelmsford Conversions
Not sure what to do if your roof isn't't suitable for a loft conversion? Contact Loft Conversions Chelmsford to discuss solutions. A mansard type roof will offer maximum conversion space because it projects the maximum available head height, thus giving a greater usable floor area. The major problems when it comes to a complex loft conversion are the potentially high cost and getting planning permission approval.
If you're carrying out loft conversion works yourself, you should arrange conversion insurance to cover the new works and the existing structure. Prior to beginning a loft conversion yourself, or bringing in a team of experts to carry out the work, there are a few things you'll need to get your head around.
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Gaining planning permission from your local council is just one of the things you need to think about when getting your loft converted.