Boarshurst Loft Conversions

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Trussed Roof Loft Conversion Manchester

Trussed Roof Loft Conversion

Creating an attractive, spacious loft bedroom with en-suite in a modern detached family home in Manchester.

Dormer Loft Bedroom in Chorlton, South-West Manchester

Dormer Loft Chorlton

Roof dormer extension for double bedroom in semi-detached house. Chorlton-cum-Hardy, South Manchester.

Luxury Loft Conversion in Ripponden, West Yorkshire

Luxury Loft Ripponden, West Yorkshire

Luxury en suite bedroom in Ripponden, West Yorkshire. Sunken bath, bank of roof windows, space saving staircase.

Twin Dormer Roof Extension, Manchester

Twin Dormer Conversion, Manchester.

Loft and building extension to house in Whitefields, Manchester.

Barn Conversion - Oldham

Barn Conversion - Oldham

Loft bedroom and sitting room within a contemporary four bedroom barn conversion.

Luxury Attic Conversion Saddleworth

Attic Conversion Saddleworth

Luxury en suite attic conversion in Saddleworth, Oldham. Part of major refurbishment

Bungalow with Roof Dormer Extension

Dormer Bungalow - Manchester

Bungalow dormer for luxury double bedroom, dressingroom and en-suite wetroom.

For a competitive, Free and no obligation quote, contact Boarshurst on 0800 505 3414 to discuss your loft conversion requirements.

If your loft is part of a larger building project, don't worry, Boarshurst has 25 years experience with conversions, renovations, extensions and new build.

Straight flight of Loft Stairs in Warrington, Cheshire.

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Staircase is sealed and boardedStaircase
Staircase is sealed and boardedStaircase

Loft Satirs from belowBelow View

Straight Flight Loft Staircase

This is a partial example, from a staircase installation in Warrington, Cheshire. The pictures show the basic skills and technique used when creating a straight flight of stairs for an existing loft/attic room.

Loft stairs only

The example shown was completed to a high standard - plastered and finished, however the pictures demonstrate only the key stages in building a loft staircase.

Procedure (How to..)

  1. The ceiling aperture is created by removal of boarding and floor joists - the existing joists are reinforced to prevent any ceiling sag and to take the weight of the stairs.
  2. Installation of the stair strings - these are the key supports to the steps. Accurate planning and measuring is essential because building regulations cover stairs, and if the strings are not aligned exactly the same then the steps will appear and feel unbalanced and awkward (a trip hazard)
  3. The position of all the treads (horizontal) and risers (vertical) are marked out
  4. The stair frame is installed to distribute and support the weight on the stairs
  5. The treads and risers are installed
  6. The stairs are enclosed and boarded, corner beading attached and given a plaster skim

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