General Information

Can My Loft Be Converted?

Can my loft be converted? The most important thing to understand before you even begin the steps to converting your loft, is understanding if it is suitable for a conversion. We have pulled together a few easy steps to understand if you can convert your loft and gain that extra space you require. Is my loft… Read more

SkyLofts Unwrapped With The Company Director

Stuart – SkyLofts Company Director “I’ve always had a passion for the building industry and enjoy being involved in loft conversions. So starting up my own company was inevitable and a couple of years ago I decided to create SkyLofts.  At SkyLofts we work together everyday striving for excellence. Our fantastic local customer base, are… Read more

Why its worth paying extra for a tin hat

The Importance Of A Tin Hat SkyLofts offer a tin hat service that will be able to save you time and maybe money in the long run. It is a temporary roof made of aluminium which is added to the top of the scaffolding, this is used for keeping out the elements that us Brits like to… Read more

Telebeams – The New Bespoke Floor Structure

What are TeleBeams? A tele beam is a strong, telescopic aluminium beam which provides support for the new floor load and existing roof load. How Does It Work? Where roof trusses work on a ‘Load Sharing’ system, TeleBeam extends this concept further by employing two beams to help the truss carry its existing roof load… Read more

What is a Final Snag Meeting?

Snagging takes place towards the end of your loft conversion, it is a list of imperfections and defects in the quality of the finished work such as decoration niggles. Snag meetings are held with your team leader and you at the end of your experience with SkyLofts to make sure that everything is completed to our… Read more

Your SkyLoft Conversion Check List

Here at SkyLofts we always ensure our customers have a loft conversion checklist to work with and we felt it only fair to share. Below we have listed the things you should consider when thinking of undertaking a loft conversion. Before The Loft Conversion Work Starts  Firstly you need to check to see that your… Read more

Glossary Of Loft Conversion Terms

At SkyLofts we know that there are many various terms related to loft conversions that you may not be familiar with, so we have pulled all these together in a glossary of the common terms with an easy to understand explanation that will make you feel more comfortable when speaking with your loft conversion builder. 1. Loft… Read more

Advantages To Using SkyLofts Designers

When choosing to convert your loft with us we can also help you design your loft if you have yet to appoint somebody to do so. When working with SkyLofts we have our designers on board at the very early stages of planning your loft conversion, giving them the opportunity to understand your lifestyle and… Read more

SkyLofts Explain The Building Inspector Visits

No matter what your dream loft may be, you will need to make sure that your loft plans comply with building regulations. Each and every loft conversion needs to be inspected for approval, either by local authorities Building Control, or by independent, regulated inspectors such as Quadrant AI. No matter who is charged with inspecting a… Read more

Loft Conversions and Fire Regulations – All You Need To Know

There are many aspects to consider when you are planning your loft conversion and a lot of attention should be paid to fire safety in your new conversion. Taking the time to deal carefully with this issue could mean the difference between a conversion that meets building and a conversion that simply fails to meet… Read more