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When you convert your loft you are, of course, going to lose storage space. An easy way to get an idea of whether your loft can be converted is to see whether any similar houses on your street have had loft conversions. Once you've assessed whether you are able to have a loft conversion, it's worth visiting the Loft Conversions Derby 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.
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Full planning permission will be needed if you wish to add dormers at the front elevation. For many lucky homeowners, a loft conversion falls under permitted development.
The loft floor space should be sound insulated; preferably with a mineral fibre quilt laid between the joists – the heavier and denser the material the better. Loft conversion insulation will include things like solid sheet/board insulation, rolls of rock wool sound or fibre-glass heat insulation.
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When considering a loft conversion you have to be particularly cautious of protected species habituating in the space. There are numerous ways of altering roof structures for loft conversions, but they all have one common element – the ceiling joists will almost certainly be inadequate as floor joists. New floor joists may be required as part of your loft conversion.
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. You'll need to make a decision of whether a loft conversion is right for your home and the team at Loft Conversions Derby will help you come to a sound conclusion.
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For the most part, loft conversions can be considered permitted development (pd), but your design will need to adhere to a number of specified parameters.