Step by Step
This is an example of a typical hip to gable loft conversion, which
has taken place on a three bedroom semi-detached house in North West London. This conversion took 5 weeks to complete and included :
A rear dormer with 2 uPVC windows
In the First Week
The steel beams are lifted by crane and fitted in loft sitting on steel spreader
plates on the external wall and parity wall just above existing ceiling joists.
The old roof tiles & battons are stripped
The old hip roof rafters are removed
The front roof rafters are extended to the gable end The front roof is re-felted, battoned and tiled.