Loft Conversion Stairs by Loft Conversions Uk
If you are lacking bedrooms and bathrooms, then a loft conversion can be the perfect way to bring your home into proportion. Turning your attic into useable space could increase the value of your home by as much as 25% particularly if you're adding an extra bedroom and a bathroom, but one of the first stumbling blocks for many homeowners is whether you have enough room for a staircase.
Staircase For Loft Conversions Uk Loft Conversion
When thinking about a loft conversion, don't forgot about the space needed for a staircase.
It's worth considering head height when it comes to your loft conversion.
UK Stairs Regulations
As for the stairs of your conversion, you need a fully enclosed escape route from the loft to a ground or first floor escape window or door. Placing the loft conversion staircase over the existing stairs will ensure you do not lose out on headroom and will minimise the floor space taken up by the stairs.
With a loft conversion there is a need for a suitable tie between the roof structure and the dwarf wall formed, to prevent the roof spreading.
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Staircase Rules And Requirments In UK, United Kingdom
We'd always recommend you see whether you could fit a small, normal staircase in that complies with UK regulations, but a space saver flight is a good alternative if the normal staircase wouldn't fit. You'll always get a warm welcome from the Loft Conversions Uk team before sitting down with our expert design staff to make your staircase concept a reality.