Loft Conversion Building Regs by Loft Conversions Birmingham
Adding a loft conversion will bring weight to your property and, although it may only be a modest increase, you'll need to make sure that the structure of the building can take it. If you have designs on loft conversion works and are managing the project yourself you should arrange conversion insurance to cover the new works and the existing structure. Loft Conversions Birmingham can give you the lowdown on planning a loft conversion.
Building Regs For Your Loft Conversion In Birmingham, West Midlands
Can we get away with doing the above refurbishment without building regs?
When it comes to meeting regulations with your loft conversion, your building control inspector will specify exactly what you require. If you require a purpose-built loft conversion staircase, it pays to have the design approved by your building control officer before you actually commission them.
Planning Permission For Your Birmingham Loft Conversion
There are set things normally required to satisfy the requirements of the regulations when converting a loft planning permission is not normally required. As a guide, you shouldn't need planning permission if your proposed conversion satisfies a number of conditions.
Loft Conversions Birmingham provides guidance for making alterations to the loft space of an existing house which is no more than two storeys high. In some designs new floor joists are fitted and slightly raised above the ceiling plasterboard to avoid contact with it.
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Average Loft Conversions Birmingham Loft Conversion Cost
A loft conversion could add up to £45,000 to the value of your property but it could cost you upwards of £20,000 to add one.