How To Loft Conversion Best Pra

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welcome to love conversion com in this video we take you through the installation of some still work love conversions involved good amount of structural work most houses were never designed to allow for the additional loads created when converting the loft a simple solution usually involves adding some still work to carry the new habitable floor and additional roof construction whilst at the same time supporting the existing structure the steel sizes and connections are all calculated by a structural engineer and a fabricated away from science or during the steel requires some careful measuring and setting out and a sketch needs to be made there delivered to site and usually positioned in the roof space black crime yeah the steel beams carry the new floor joists and stud word that will form the new habitable space sometimes steals a spliced to enable simple installation especially in a terraced houses so you do not have to not through into a joining lofts especially useful when a party wall agreement is in place all the steelwork should be supported on load bearing walls and placed on concrete pad stones as specified by your structural engineer some fabrication on site is often needed drilling for the final position of a support post is a typical situation once the stills are all in a level the floor joists can become fixed given a good work in area