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  • Commercial Building Services. From a complete office block or factory to a simple office refurbishment, we can help!
  • Domestic (Home) building services. From a complete build of a new home to a loft extension or replacement garden wall.
  • Loft conversions. Our speciality and a great way to use space you already own to create a new bedroom, bathroom or home office.
  • General building work. We can manage building projects, replace or refurbish bathrooms and kitchens, build garages, walls and more.
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Bricklaying Bishopgate Green

Our bricklayers are, in our opinion, among the best brickies in the Bishopgate Green area.

Domestic Builders

From the smallest to the largest job, we can help. Guaranteed building services in the Bishopgate Green area.

Cost Effective Builders

We are never going to be the cheapest or the most expensive builders in Bishopgate Green. We charge reasonable prices for excellent building work

commercial Builders

Commercial building services in the Bishopgate Green area.

Choosing a builder to build an extension to your home or business premises is a decision that should not be taken lightly. We have all heard tales regarding builders who have no idea what they are doing and leave you with a huge problem to deal with after they have left.

We are very different – having constructed almost every conceivable type of extension to commercial premises or homes, we know each and every pitfall and make certain that the work we perform is carried out expertly, safely and leaves you with an extension that you can be proud of. Have a glance at the photos of the work that we have carried out in the Bishopgate Green and local area on this website and see for yourself. We are certain that you’ll be impressed.

Your loft or attic is hardly ever used to its full potential. Lost space near the roof can be a very useful extra bedroom if you have an unexpected addition to the family, need to create a work space or indeed want a new room for whatever reason that you like.

 

Changing a loft may not need official permission but it is always a smart idea to check with your local authority in the Bishopgate Green area to make 100% sure and keep on the right side of the planning regulations.

The nearest planning department to Bishopgate Green  is located within the Council offices at Coventry City Council and can be accessed on their website: https://www.coventry.gov.uk/planningapplications

There are some considerations that need to be thought about when changing your loft or attic into another room.

The existing ceiling that you have in the building may now become the floor of the new room and it is vital that the structure is strong enough to hold all the extra weight that will be present above it as well as the footfall that will use the room. There are many innovative ways to do this and we can advise on the very best solution for you and minimise the disturbance to the area underneath.

Insulation is another major area that so many people ignore. The roof itself is only centimetres away from the room inside so it is vital that proper insulation is placed between the roof itself and the room below.

Building codes of course are a help here and there are so many products now available that have amazing insulating properties as well as exceeding building specifications for sound and fire as well as heat insulation.

The very best thing to do is to solicit advice from someone in the very first instance so you are clear about the choices that are available to you.

We will be available to call over and discuss anything you are thinking of doing, have access to all the resources that you may need including architects, planning services as of course we work hand in hand with the building inspectors in the Bishopgate Green area to be 100% certain that the work we carry out exceeds all relevant legal and statutory legislation and standards.

Converting your Loft Area – Planning permission and other issues

According to current Government guidelines, Planning permission is not normally needed. However, authority is necessary where you extend or alter the roof space and it exceeds specific limits and conditions.

Our brick laying specialists are, in our opinion, among the most reliable brickies in the Bishopgate Green area.

Bricklaying is not a simple process and choosing your brick layer makes a massive impact into the look and feel of the finish involved with any piece of construction work.

How many times have you seen those terrible white stains all over the sides of buildings when poor quality tradesmen or indeed materials have been utilised, leaving the home owner with an eyesore for many years to come.

Brick laying is one area where cost cutting can be catastrophic. The very best bricklayers are in strong demand and for sure they will not work for nothing. If you are working to a tight monetary position, there are usually ways that cost savings can be delivered; but be wary of building contractors charging too cheaply for brick or block work as this is a bad economy. 

Our Bricklayers in Bishopgate Green

Most of our staff live in the Bishopgate Green area and are proud of the work that they have carried out previously.
 
They are living and working in the Bishopgate Green area and want to be able to show friends the quality of the bricklaying work that they have done as they pass their work many times when working in the Bishopgate Green area and certainly do not want a bad reputation. Each of our tradespeople are time served, have multiple examples of work that we can show you on their behalf and work with many different types of bricks, blocks, and other materials. Why not give us a call or inspect some of the work that we have done for happy customers in the past- we’ll be delighted to talk through any aspect of our bricklaying work at any time with you.

Brickwork is masonry produced by a bricklayer, using bricks and mortar. Typically, rows of bricks called courses are laid on top of one another to make a project such as a brick wall.

The construction industry often uses of brick as a building medium, and examples of brick work are found right back through history as far as the Bronze Age. The fired-brick faces of the ziggurat of ancient Dur-Kurigalzu in Iraq date from around 1400 BC, and the brick buildings of ancient Mohenjo-daro in Pakistan were built around 2600 BC. Older examples of brickwork constructed from dried (but not fired) bricks may be found in such aancient places as Jericho in the West Bank, Çatal Hüyük in Anatolia, and Mehrgarh in Pakistan. These structures have stayed standing from the Stone Age to the present day.

Changing your car garage into valuable living space can be a very cost effective way of freeing-up extra space in your home in Bishopgate Green.

Perhaps a new games room for the kids or maybe even a home prayer room is the solution that you are looking for.It really is not as simple as putting up some plasterboard and carpeting the room though.

If you are considering using a garage area as a living room then it must comply to all buildingregulations associated with an interior

The truth is that you won’t get much enjoyment if you ended up living (or having the children play) in a draughty room that got cold in winter and uncomfortably hot in the summer.

Building requirements are there to help us and to get the most we possibly can from the buildings we inhabit all year round.

Do I Need Planning and Building Permission for a Garage Conversion?

In some instances, the answer will be that you shouldn’t need planning permission to change your garage to a living room.
 
There might well be instances where planning permission is needed, for example, if you own a listed building or if a window that is put into the property will overlook neighbours’ properties.
 

In most cases, a call or a visit to the local planning department at the council will let you know everything you need to know about the process. The building inspectors and the planning departments are there to help you and we certainly encourage you to talk to them.

Planning your garage conversion

 

Depending on the circumstances and the situation of the garage conversion project, drawing up a full structural plan may or may not be needed.

We can help by recommending good architects that we deal with every day if the situation demands it. In some cases, detailed structural plans are not needed; however we all need to comprehend and determinethe scope of the work that will be quoted for so you can make a sensible comparison and make a good decision. The best way forward is to give us a call or drop us an email through the contact form and we will come over and discuss things in person and give you a free, no-obligation quote for the work that you are considering having done.

Garage Conversion from Living Room Back to Garage

 

Of course, it is equally possible to convert a previously converted living room back into a garage. Perhaps you actually want a garage for a workshop or a place to keep your car safe overnight. We have converted garages into living rooms and vice-versa. The key with converting back into a garage is to make sure that as much of the original living room specification is included as there may be a time when it needs to be converted back again, perhaps when it comes to selling the house for example. Please give us a call and we’ll be pleased to discuss all possible options with you and come up with a cost-effective solution.

In-fill garage door

As part of the garage conversion, it is likely that the original garage door will be infilled with a new wall and possibly a window or door. As the foundation to the existing garage is not likely to be traditional (it’s probably a shallow slab), a new foundation may be needed for the new wall. The existing foundation may be checked by digging alongside it until it’s bottom is reached.

Foundations are required to transmit the load of the building safely to the ground. Therefore, all buildings should have adequate foundations (normally concrete), which will vary from one project to another depending on the circumstances of each case.

These foundations can be cast as deep-fill (filling most of the trench) or shallow-fill (where the minimum thickness to transfer the load to the soil is provided).

There are other types of foundations that may be used if the ground conditions do not make trench fill practicable. It is advisable to contact a structural engineer or speak to building control for further advice.

Factors to be taken into account of when designing a foundation:

Type of soil

The type of soil that the foundation will sit on is important for two reasons:

It should be able to bear the weight (load) of the foundation and the extension – different soils have different load bearing capabilities.

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