Most garage conversions will require some roofing work. The scale of any roofing work done on your garage conversion will depend on the type and condition of the the pre-existing roof of the garage and on the scale of your specification, for example if you are planning on converting a flat garage roof to a pitched one as part of the conversion. Conducting a survey on the pre-existing garage can help you ascertain the extent of the work that needs to be done. If the pre-existing garage roof requires repairs, think about having the entire roof redone in a new style. Pitched tile roofs will typically compliment the looks of the property, but a flat roof can be less expensive.
There are three main styles of garage roofs: pitched, flat and the less common example where the garage is already a part of a two-storey structure and has a room above it. All three varieties will need to meet building regulations as part of the garage conversion. The insulation regulation differs depending on the type of roof, but a garage conversion should meet the insulation values for a habitable room. The other important factor with garage conversions roofing is the ceiling height, which can alter as part of the conversion if the pre-existing floor must be lifted to allow for extra insulation.
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