Werner & Werner Ltd is a London based building contractor providing various services including loft extensions and loft conversions. We have been fortunate to accomplish many loft conversions south London and Loft Conversions South East London projects and we would love to help with your project. Loft conversions are practical and economically efficient method of creating extra space in your house. An old and dusty attic, used only for storage, can be transformed into a cosy bedroom with beautiful features. Equally, loft extensions can be added to your existing building's structure to create more space and to make fantastic room. Loft conversion or loft extension - either way, the result is always astonishing and the property gains value beyond costs of the project. This is especially true for properties in London. As a loft conversions South London specialist company we can offer complete loft conversion design and build package, from initial no obligation consultation through design, planning, party wall agreements to project management and construction. Equally, If you prefer to use your own architect, we are happy to be entrusted with construction work only.
LONDON LOFT CONVERSION STEP BY STEP
Initial Consultation: We offer initial, no obligation meeting, to discuss your loft conversion London project. After gathering all necessary information we will provide you with a quotation for the requested service.This stage creates an opportunity to understand what to do to make the most of your loft conversion. Well planned loft bedroom conversions can be spacious and practical.
Initial Quotation: On the basis of our meeting we will provide you itemised, no obligation quotation for our service. Our London loft conversion quotations are written with no hidden costs, clearly listing what we allowed for and what is not included in the quote. Moreover, the quote is prepared at the way that it is extremely easy to amend the quote along with any changes to the scope of works.
Design and planning: Employing a good architect to your loft conversion South London project is a key. We offer London design & build service. From the most important questions to be answered like staircase location and settings, en-suite bathroom location, to smaller but equally important details: storage space, finishes, flooring, etc - a good architect will have a massive impact on the final result. We will provide you with the best in class loft conversion London architect who will smoothly deal with your planning application and party wall agreement process.
Structural calculations: Solid, simple and sufficient but not “over the top” structural frame is a key to every loft conversion South London project. Correct structural calculations help to minimise the amount of work needed, lowering a budget and maximising your loft bedroom conversion. It is crucial to get the right specialist, we guarantee this on the basis of our long experience with loft extensions London.
Project management: Throughout the loft conversion process we run efficient project management at all times. Building works are overseen by experienced site managers. For all loft extensions London we provide detailed project plan before starting works and make sure we keep milestones and deadlines. We recommend weekly meetings with you, to review progress and discuss issues.
Construction: All our lofts have sound structure and high quality finish. We make sure that all building regulations are met and space is used in an efficient manner. We are happy to undertake structural works of various complexity.
Completion: After finishing works on site, during handover meeting, we will prepare and pass to you all documents an guarantees. The London loft conversion completion pack usually consists of: building control approval letter, gas safety certificate, electrical certificate, guarantees to all equipment supplied and installed by us, guarantees for our works.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Saircases: Sometimes moving one step after or before a winder allows to gain additional area in London loft conversion. We pay a lot of attention to the staircase planning process. We are happy to advise you on the stairs location and guide you through your options. In every loft extension London project we value the opinion of the client but we also always keep in mind alternatives given by the professional of loft conversion projects. We provide 3D CorelDraw drawings for the staircase and discuss all the details with a client and a building control inspector. We try to match newel posts and spindles as close as possible to the original flight of stairs. We can provide vast array of staircases’ types, from simple wider softwood to open thread, oak rounded staircase – all beautifully crafted and meticulously finished. All staircases comply with current Building Regulations.
Roofing & guttering: Werner & Werner, South London conversion company, provides various types of roofs: flat, pitched, warm deck, cold deck. We can cover roof with various finish: all types of slates, tiles, resin, felt, single ply membrane (EPDM). We provide 10 years guarantee to all new roofs.
Bathrooms: Bathroom installations are very often a part of a loft conversion London project. We create beautiful bathrooms with amazing finishing details. We provide a vast array of services including: wet rooms, concealed glass panels, glass doors, recessed lighting and various types of bathroom lighting, underfloor heating, single surface concrete walls and floors.
Insulation: Insulation work is done in accordance to Approved Document L1 & L1b of the current Building Regulations, and recommendations of the Building Control Inspector. For each loft extension London we always search for various solutions to use most appropriate insulation and not lose on space and headroom. Very important factor is to install appropriate acoustic insulation to all: lower level ceiling, partition walls and to the party walls. With the last point we recommend to exceed the norms recommended in Approved Document E of the Building Regulations 2010 Edition.
Fire protection: All construction work carried out by us will conform to Approved Document B of the Building Regulations, the Building Act 1984, and the recommendations of the Building Control Inspector. The work will consist of the following:
Fire protection to the steel beams of the suspended floor
The use of half hour fully fire resistant high density boarding to BS5669
Providing Class-1 flame spread to all new walls and ceilings
Smoke alarm fitted to the top floor and connected to the fire alarm system