Today many people go for house extensions to expand their living area and add more value to their home. One of the common house extensions now a days is loft conversion. For the people who are sharing the party wall with their neighbors often face issues in these conversions. When you are going for the loft conversion with party wall, you will have to prepare the official agreement papers regarding this. London party wall surveyors offer excellent services regarding preparation of this agreement to make sure that your neighbors are having no issues with the loft conversion or chimney breast removal party wall in London.
Some ways by which party wall is affected in the loft conversion are:
Increasing height – there are times when the height of your loft is not enough to give you proper living space. In this case, you have to increase the roof height as well as the wall’s surroundings. Thus, extending the height of the party wall is only the solution for loft conversion. The agreement prepared makes sure that increasing the height of the party wall does not bother them. Increase in height can add extra space to your loft and make it more productive. You can store your cupboards and book shelves easily in your loft.
Flooring – good flooring is necessary in the living area. In loft conversion, the installation of flooring includes cutting the party wall partially and then installing the floor to make it durable. After the installation is done the party wall is fixed and made as it was before. Going for the wall cutting needs the approval of your neighbors who are sharing the wall with you.