Loft Conversion Building Regs by Loft Conversions Bath
A loft conversion well be less expensive than moving to a bigger house (and moving will always involve costs that cannot be recouped). Extensions normally increase the heat load requirement of the house and so the boiler has to be upgraded, whereas a loft conversion may require little extra capacity as the space will be well insulated and can improve the overall energy efficiency of the house. There are certain things you need to consider when weighing up whether a loft conversion is the right way to add more space to your property.
Building Regs For Your Loft Conversion In Bath, Somerset
If you're going to lay flooring boards over the existing joists in the loft space, then this may require a building regulations application to building control.
If you want to bring your loft conversion up to standard and get that all important completion certificate (which will add value to your house) then invite the local authority building control round. Remember that existing doors on the stairway (ground and first floor) should be replaced with fire-resistant doors and this should be indicated on your loft conversion drawings for building control.
Planning Permission For Your Bath Loft Conversion
To get planning permission, you can ask an architect or builder to confirm this. If you're unsure, or think you might need planning permission, an initial discussion with an expert at Loft Conversions Bath will be able to confirm this.
If you decide to create a liveable space where you intend to use the room as a normal part of your house, (this includes spare bedrooms which may be used infrequently) in an existing loft space of a home it is likely to require a range of alterations. As converting loft space is often much more difficult (and expensive) than most people think, it is worth discussing as a household.
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Converting your loft space into a living, breathing and functional room that can be a bedroom, bathroom or anything else can be really exciting.