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Old 10-18-2015, 04:47 PM   #1
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We live in a 2 bedroom bungalow in England and it is now too small, so a loft extension was needed. I have included some photos of the build start and will add more soon. These show the removal of the downstairs cupboard and initial loft inspection and frame for staircase installed, with the staircase set in position.
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Old 10-18-2015, 06:01 PM   #2
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Should be a fun little project. Good luck with it.

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Old 10-18-2015, 09:50 PM   #3
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Looks like a good start--Keep up with more pictures.
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Old 10-18-2015, 10:05 PM   #4
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the good ole days and the adrenaline rush of tearing up the house you are living in!

looks like fun!
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Old 10-18-2015, 11:34 PM   #5
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Guess there's no codes in the UK about stairs.
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Old 10-26-2015, 04:42 AM   #6
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If there is limited access then a 2' stairway is OK, we need a wide entrance hall for wheelchair access.
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Old 10-26-2015, 05:22 AM   #7
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The floor is put down and insulating walls
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Stud frame over existing wall for insulation and sound proofing

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Stud frame fixed to roof trusses to add strength

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Fire proofing with 2 x 12mm plaster board on all frames.

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Old 10-30-2015, 07:27 AM   #8
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Problem updating photos,

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Once a half hour has gone after you post then the site does not let you edit your post. Anti-spam or some reason for that.

As far as adding pages they just add themselves as the post count goes up. After 15 posts it adds a new page. Feel free to ask if you have more problems/questions.

Interesting project. I don't imagine you have Home Depot in England but there must be something similar? Not sure when DIY/reno's became so hugely popular but they certainly are the biggest company in North America for supplies. Probably had to do with cable TV and these DIY TV shows.
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Old 10-30-2015, 12:37 PM   #10
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Steve asked in another thread quoted below.

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Once the post count goes beyond a set number a new page is created. I think the magic number is about 15.
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Old 10-30-2015, 04:04 PM   #11
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I wish I were doing something like that this weekend haha
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Come to my place and I'll make your wish come true....haa....
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Ontario? LOL
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Old 11-03-2015, 07:19 AM   #15
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All boarded and lining with plywood for storage space.

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Windows are in and roof tiles and shingles fitted

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Shower room now fitted out with wall paneling and shower suite

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