So, you want to add a loft to your home? Then you’re going to need to hire either builders richmond or builders Ealing. Both of these builders will know how to do loft conversions Richmond or how to add a loft if you can’t simply make such a conversion.
For those of you who are able to do loft conversions Twickenham you should know that there are essentially 3 different types of loft conversions available for you to choose from today. First, there are Velux loft conversions that are fitted to align with your home’s roof line without even messing with the roof that’s already there. For this to work, you’ll need to have plenty of headroom in your existing home to make this work. Secondly, there are dormer loft conversions that are made to your current roof line but also adds additional headroom in order to make the loft viable for your home. Third and finally, there are mansard loft conversions not only requires your roof to be altered but also the walls within your home will need to be altered too.
Regardless of what type of loft is being added on to a home, builders Ealing need to always keep fire safety and prevention in mind. This is why these builders Ealing must work with an architect who is knowledgeable in this area. In doing so you may have things like intumescent strips and fire doors added to your loft. Of course, if the loft is one that has a separate entrance to the outside world, a FD20 fire door will need to be installed. Otherwise escape windows will be necessary. All of these are things that builders Ealing will need to think through whenever they’re adding a loft onto your home and that you too should be aware of.