FAQs

Day 3 onwards – Velux Windows and Roof Tiled

By |2019-08-28T11:54:17+01:00July 18th, 2019||

Day three, now moved into completing the re-roof and starting the process of turing it into a bare roof space, into a living space.Part of the team will be focused on tiling your new roof, making it with weather hardy for decades to come. The rest of the team will be be busy installing your

Day 2 – Your New Roof Is Installed

By |2019-08-28T11:54:57+01:00July 18th, 2019||

Day two is the transformation day, when we take your old roof, and replace it with a brand new, spacious roof. The day starts with part of the team removing all the remains roof trusses in ready for your new roof to arrive. Then in a production line manner, the rest of the team will

Day 1 – Prepare Existing Roof

By |2019-08-28T11:55:33+01:00July 18th, 2019||

Day 1 - Prepare Existing Roof In advance of day one, scaffolding will have been placed around your building. So on day one we can prepare your roof in readiness, for the new roof going on the very next day.We start by stripping back your existing roof removing all: – Guttering – Softies and Facies

Do I need planning permission?

By |2019-07-18T16:03:13+01:00July 18th, 2019||

In short, yes. As you are raising the roof ridge height (the point of the roof) then this by default requires planning permission. Don’t let this be a concern as we can handle the whole process for you. We can also advise on the probability of getting it through planning in the first instance, as

How long does it take to complete a roof lift conversion?

By |2019-07-18T16:02:35+01:00July 18th, 2019||

Similar to the question of cost for a loft conversions, timeframes are difficult to give a clear guideline on. There are so many factor involved with converting a loft, including those list in the previous question. To get a feel for all of the stages involved with a roof lift loft conversion, have a read

How much does it cost for a roof lift conversion in the UK?

By |2020-04-27T12:49:06+01:00July 18th, 2019||

Firstly a roof lift isn’t as scary or as expensive as you might think. Yes of course there is an increase of cost over conventional loft conversions, as the work and cost involved in completing a full roof lift is more, but not to the point of it being significantly more. With this in mind

Can I not simply convert my loft instead?

By |2019-07-18T16:01:04+01:00July 18th, 2019||

A large percentage of lofts can be converted, the difference is how far you have to go to make it a truly usable living space. If you want to convert within your existing loft space, you’ll need a minimum of head height of 2.3m from the top of the floor joist to the bottom of