Loft Conversion Building Regs by Loft Conversions Exeter
A loft conversion is well worth thinking about for your property if you need more space but don't want to move. 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 a number or important 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 Exeter, Devon
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.
When it comes to meeting regulations with your loft conversion, your building control inspector will specify exactly what you require. Did you know that you can ask your joiner or builder to send building control a copy of the design.
Planning Permission For Your Exeter 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. Just so you know, you shouldn't need planning permission if your proposed conversion satisfies a number of conditions.
Any house with an attic or loft space shouldn't relegate that potential room to just a storage space. 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 is so rewarding.