Welcome to I.C. Building & Joinery Services – the specialists in quality loft conversions for over 20 years. Working throughout South Yorkshire, including the areas of Sheffield, Barnsley, Chesterfield and Doncaster. We work hard as a team to deliver an exceptional result, and a truly bespoke service, tailored to meet your exact needs and reflect your tastes. Whether you’re looking for an extra bedroom, a master bathroom or a secluded study, a loft conversion can be the ideal solution; unlocking the unused space in your home with minimum disruption to your family, and very little structural alteration. Our comprehensive service and expert architects/designers will ensure that you get your dream room, consulting with you every step of the way to create the perfect loft conversion. We can even assist you with gaining the right planning permissions, to ensure that your loft conversion project runs smoothly!
With a little thought it’s easy to create that something special within the dimensions of the original house layout.
A good quality loft conversion is an invaluable addition to any home. It is essential to get the basics right from the start and with good planning of the key features such as staircases and windows it can give this type of conversion that extra dimension in terms of style and design.
Every loft has its particular differences and our aim at I.C Building & Joinery Services is to use that footprint in creating a room for future generations to enjoy. The majority of lofts are convertible regardless and our full planning and building regulations package is designed to give you peace of mind.
To convert your loft to a habitable living space, certain criteria needs to be met to achieve building regulation and planning permission.
Planning permission and building regulations are required when alterations to the existing roof line are involved, this can mean either ‘dog kennel’ dormers, full dormer extension or simply a new roof to accommodate the new living space.
Building Regulations are a sole requirement for a velux roof light conversion.
Approved architect plans will be required before work can commence.
A Velux loft conversion involves installing Velux windows, or Skylights into the existing roof of your property. There are many advantages with Velux loft conversions, unlike the windows in a Dormer loft conversion or any of the other main types of loft conversions, Velux windows are fitted to the sloping angle of your roof. These Velux windows will allow a much greater amount of light into your completed loft conversion and due to their high level placement will offer the best chance of achieving fantastic views that may be limited with windows fitted in a different type of loft conversion or dormer. As with everything there are so Pros and Cons with a Velux loft conversion which relate directly to the use of Velux windows.Velux windows allow a large quantity or light into a room making it feel spacious and airy.
Velux windows can be fitted with a thermostat, which will automatically open / close the window when the room reaches a pre-selected temperature.
Velux windows can be fitted with rain sensors, which will automatically close the window if rain is detected.
Velux windows can be controlled via a remote, fantastic for high ceiling and children.