When you’re contracted to carry out work in a loft area it’s important to know whether or not your project will be controllable under the Building Regulations and therefore require inspection from building control. You must be aware that there are lots of Building Regulations that apply to loft conversions, particularly to do with fire safety and thermal insulation. Failure to get approval for loft works can lead to enforcement against the builder or owner, and can leave the owner uninsured and unable to sell their home. Read more ›
Well known for Liverpool loft conversions Fiveways Contractors were called to the Monaghan household in L15 and asked if we could convert a disused loft space into a functional bedroom/living area for their daughter when she returned home from University in Newcastle. The Monaghans’ ideas for the conversion didn’t lend themselves to the space but with guidance, help and advice from Fiveways Contractors we were able to modify their plans to devise a refined brief, methodical course of action and systematic project scope. Read more ›
This garage conversion in Liverpool was needed by Mr. Jennings of Childwall to provide suitable accommodation for his elderly mum who required 24 hour care. Deciding to utilise his ‘dead space’ he contacted Fiveways to assess whether the project was viable. We advised that garage conversions are a quick, cost-effective and simple way of maximising space in a home.
After our initial consultation we provided a full report for the project highlighting costs, timescales, accurate staged payments and a detailed list of the work we would do. Read more ›
If you need a reliable Liverpool builder for kitchen extensions then Fiveways Contractors has to be your first port of call. If you’ve already contacted other builders in Liverpool and have reservations we’re confident that you may even be your last port of call! Such was the case with a Garston family, the O’Neills. They had contacted a few contractors in Liverpool to build a kitchen extension but remained unconvinced by all those who came to visit. Having a very limited and tight budget with little room for manoeuvre so they needed to be 100% sure that they chose the right builder to undertake the work.
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With a growing family Mrs. Roxburgh of Woolton, Liverpool was in need of a two-story side extension to try and create room for everyone in the house. She’d decided that extending her home was preferable to moving in the middle of a recession so she contacted Fiveways Contractors for help and advice. Fiveways guided her through the whole process of planning and clearly laid out the procedure for realising her ideas. She was presented with a full itemised breakdown of costs and timescale and working closely with the architects and council planning department Fiveways extended her kitchen into the side passage so everyone in the family could be together at the same time and built two extra bedroom upstairs separated by a Jack and Jill bathroom.
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Extending your home is becoming an increasingly popular choice with homeowners who are looking for more space, experiencing a change of circumstance or even just wanting to ‘spruce up’ a tired property. Read more ›