Structural obstacles in loft conversions

Apart from roof pitch and head height, is there anything else structural that can make a loft conversion difficult?

Asked by Luke on 14th Sep 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"For specialists nothing is difficult 🙏
Difficult is the height because many lofts doesn’t have the normal height"
Answered on 12th Oct 2022 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"Existing joist and truss size and type of roof can also cause issues or create additional costs"
Answered on 20th Sep 2022 - Member since Sep 2022 - report
"Hi there, with regards to a loft conversion you don’t need planning permission, also need steel beams"
Answered on 14th Sep 2022 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
"support rafters; they may need reinforcing. existing rafters oft times are not designed to carry loads that will be reqiured for a loft conversion"
Answered on 24th Sep 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
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