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Building Regulations for Extensions

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  • 2016-05-24 14:14:00
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Most extensions require you to conform to specific building regulations. Although there are some exemptions, let’s take a look at the most common building regulations. There are many elements that you should consider when it comes to building regulations. This includes your foundation, ventilation, energy efficiency, flooring and structure. For example, floors need to provide sufficient support for the structure, as well as the weight of the floor...

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Planning Permissions for an Extension

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  • 2016-05-20 14:11:00
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If you are planning on building an extension, you may need specific planning permissions. Let's take a closer look at what these permissions require. Building an extension to your home can be very exciting. Always remember to consider the planning permissions that may be needed for your extension. An extension is normally allowed, provided that it adheres to the following limitations: your extensions should not cover more than half...

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New Internal Elements for a Loft Conversion

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  • 2016-05-11 14:09:00
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When you want to convert your loft area there are a few elements that you can add. Let's take a look at them and what they require. Some of the elements that you can use to convert your loft area include walls, doors and floor beams. Walls will help support your new room as well as the existing roof. This will likely be low-level wall. You may need peace force to be fire resistant. You can also add additional walls that are load-bearing to other...

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New Dormer for a Loft Conversion

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  • 2016-05-07 14:06:00
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Dormers are often constructed from wood. Let's take a closer look at the conversion process for a dormer into a loft area at home. A dormer has several main parts, including the sidewalls, roof and front wall. The side walls can be supported in different ways. You can double the rafters and bolt them together. You can also take down the side walls to the floor and support them with floor joists. You can have the front wall be supported by...

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Planning Permission for a Loft Conversion

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  • 2016-04-25 13:10:00
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When it comes to converting a loft, you may need planning permission. Let’s take a look at the specific requirements and what the process entails. If you plan to alter or extend your roof space, you need planning permission. This is especially true if it exceeds certain conditions. Although a loft conversion is allowed, you need to make sure that you follow these conditions: Expand to a maximum of 40 cubic metres Expand to a maximum of 50...

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