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If you're thinking about building a loft conversion in Birmingham, then Loft Conversions Birmingham are here for you. There are four main types of loft conversion roof light, dormer, hip-to-gable and mansard. Once you've assessed whether you are able to have a loft conversion, it's worth visiting the Loft Conversions Birmingham page on loft conversion costs, which includes average prices and tips from experts and people who have had a loft conversion on how to keep costs down.
Need Planning Permission For Loft Conversions Birmingham To Complete The Job
For many homes, dormer windows can fall into the permitted development quota and so may not require planning permission. It's always worth being proactive so get in contact with your local council or planning officer to find out if you require planning permission.
Your new floor will also need soundproofing, and this is easily achieved by laying a mineral fibre quilt between the joists. Insulating the floor of your loft can be achieved by a mineral fibre quilt laid between the joists.
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When considering a loft conversion you have to be particularly cautious of protected species habituating in the space. Without the roof space for water tanks and plumbing, the heating and hot water system may have to be replaced with a sealed system. In smaller lofts, it is often the case that the floor joists themselves will be used to support the sloping rafters.
Building a loft conversion will add weight to your house and so you'll need to make sure that the structure of the building can take it. It's sensible to discuss your project with a specialist site insurance provider as loft conversion projects can be complex and often include liability assumed under the party wall act 1996.
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You'll have to hire a designer, and as some types of conversion need planning permission approval, you will need to consider design costs and the planning application.