Loft conversion & house extension guide: your questions answered
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FAQs

Straight forward answers to straight questions

Q. Are Regal Builders experienced in loft conversions and extensions?

A. Absolutely, we have been carrying out loft conversions and extensions since the late 80’s.

Q. Can you guarantee the quality of your work?

A. Yes, we are members of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and our workforce has been with us for many years. Click to view proof of our FMB certificate.

Q. Who supervises work?

A. The principals do site visits on a regular basis to ensure the work is being carried out promptly and professionally, and allowing for any changes that need to be made if required.

Q. Can I see a fully completed conversion and/or extension?

A. Yes, we would be delighted to show you a recent loft conversion and.or extension at the home of one of our many satisfied customers.

Q. How quickly can work commence?

A. Within one month of permissions being obtained.

Q. Will Regal Builders arrange for installation of plumbing and electrics?

A. Absolutely, this is all included in our total price.

Q. How will you ascertain the price?

A. One of our consultants will be happy to visit you with no obligation and discuss your particular requirements and provide a free estimate.

Q. What local authority permission is required?

A. This varies.Some loft conversions and extensions require planning permission, most require building regulation permission.

Q. What about mess and upheaval?

A. Most materials are brought in externally through the roof to minimise the inconvenience to your family and home.

Q. How long will a conversion take?

A. It depends primarily on the size of the loft conversion and/or extension. Building is typically completed within a six to eight week period.

Q. Will Regal Builders arrange local authority permission?

A. Yes, we do everything from preparing plans to obtaining permission and liaising with local authorities.