Insulating your loft is incredibly important. Insulation keeps your loft cool in the summer and warm in the winter, and above all it can save you a fortune on your heating bills. Without insulation, as much as 50% of your heating could disappear right from above you...
The new storey / loft conversion should be separated from the rest of the house with a fire resisting construction. To maintain this separation measures should be taken to prevent fire and smoke in the stairway from entering the new storey - an integral part of loft conversion fire safety.
You might be thinking about a loft conversion, but you're not sure if you've got enough headspace for it. To help you, we've come up with a handy guide for you to get more understanding of the requirements of a loft conversion in your home.