Replacement porch roof from plastic to tiles built by Jackson Lofts Brighton

Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

From leaking old plastic roof to dry, warm and light from a Velux

Lots of small extensions, conservatories and porches have plastic roofs and this was the cheapest solution for the short term. But once they become old and leaky it’s time to replace them with tiles to match your existing roof and it will last much longer.

It will look smart, keep you dry and will be insulated against the cold. Add a Veluxe or skylight for extra light and ventilation. Also insulating the internal walls will help with any condensation.

For a FREE estimate and advice please email Richard through this contact form to organise a suitable time to pop round.

For Velux inspiration go to www.velux.co.uk

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Loft Conversion reviews for Richard Jackson, Brighton Carpenter

“…Richard was very responsive in terms of communications, was very professional in his approach, and the standard of his work was excellent throughout. We would have no hesitation in recommending him!” Says: Peter Coyne, Brighton, 2018

Rich and his team worked hard to do an excellent job on our two bedroom loft conversion, in time and in budget. In addition Rich is a lovely guy which really makes a difference on a long and involved project.” Says: Reuben & Claire, Brighton Loft Conversion, 2006

“We found Richard to be efficient, hard working, polite, professional and reliable. We are very happy with our lovely new living space. We also found Richard to be very helpful in answering our questions and queries along the way.” Says: Ralph and Pauline, Brighton Loft Conversion, 2010

Ground floor ceilings are lowered to make room for a full height loft conversion in Brighton

Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Before and after lowered ceilings.
Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Before and after photo of new ceilings built by Richard Jackson

Not all houses have the height for a useable loft conversion. A way around this is to lower the ceilings on the ground floor. This is project is best suited to houses where the owners can move out or empty houses. There is a lot of dirt and dust hidden in those ceilings.

For a FREE estimate and advice please email Richard through this contact form to organise a suitable time to pop round.

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Hip to gable loft conversion built by Jackson Loft Conversion in Brighton

Builts by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Builts by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Large ridge steel installed onto a Brighton house by Richard

Richard is a fully qualified loft conversion carpenter and has been building loft conversions since 2001. Living in Brighton and working within a rough 20 miles radius, it is his small gesture for the environment.

For a FREE estimate and advice please email Richard through this contact form to organise a suitable time to pop round.

Jackson Loft Conversion reviews, Brighton & Hove

Rich converted the loft at our 1930’s semi, and created two fantastic bedrooms and a bathroom. The thing that amazed me most was how little disruption there was to the rest of the house..”
Says: M & J Long, Brighton Loft Conversion, 2011

“Richard Jackson’s immediate positive response to our initial enquiry about roof lights was a refreshing change from the apathy and off-putting attitudes so commonly encountered from “builders?…” Says: Sally Henry BA (Hons) MA MCSD, Brighton Velux replacement, 2016

“Richard is a trustworthy human being, he is professional and thorough in his work. He plans well, explains and offers good advise on what actually needs to be done, as well as keeping us informed throughout the stage’s of development…” Says: Nicola, Brighton Loft Conversion, 2019

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Open up your Brighton views with a new loft conversion built by Richard Jackson

Builts by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Builts by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Check Richard’s trade with all his amazing reviews on his references page

Richard loft conversion clients are also very happy to show off their new views of Brighton & Hove. Add more space, a large new master suite to your home with a loft conversion built by Richard.

For a FREE estimate and advice please email Richard through this contact form to organise a suitable time to pop round.

Richard also upgrades and replaces old roof windows

Richard is very happy to visit your old roof window or skylight for a free estimate and advise on repairs, replacements or upgrades. Velux windows are a standard size, Richard can also estimate for upgrading to a bigger size. Please see the Velux website for sizes and prices.

For Velux inspiration go to www.velux.co.uk

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How to build a Loft Conversion in Brighton and Hove

Jackson Loft Conversion in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Jackson Loft Conversion in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

A very brief description a loft conversion build:

1. Scaffolding goes up and materials arrive.

2. Install steels and new floor structure.

3. Build new roof structure.

4. Install windows

5. 1st fix of electrics and plumbing.

6. Insulation.

7. Plaster boarding.

8. Fit staircase.

9. Plastering.

10. 2nd fix of electrics, plumbing and wood work.

For a FREE estimate and advice please email Richard through this contact form to organise a suitable time to pop round.

5 star review for Richard Jackson, Jackson Loft Conversion, Brighton
5 star reviews for Jackson Lofts Conversion, Brighton

Richard is very proud of his reviews

“…He kept everything tidy and cleared up which is also a really good quality in my book. He has great contractors who do their jobs well and efficiently…
Nicola, Brighton Loft Conversion, 2019

“… I can’t recommend him highly enough. He gave us an honest price which he stuck too and fitted the job in as requested…”
Troy Rafferty, Loft Conversion, 2016

“Richard converted our loft into an en-suite master bedroom, his price was competitive and he kept to the timelines and amount quoted….”
Jon Callard, Hove Loft Conversion, 2015

Rich worked quickly and efficiently to complete our loft in time..”
Jane Cox, Hove Loft Conversion, 2012

How long will it take to build a loft conversion in Brighton?

Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

A loft conversion takes 8 weeks with Jackson Lofts Brighton

A standard loft conversion can take 8 weeks to build. During the first 6 weeks Richard and his team will access the loft via the scaffolding and keep disruption to your home to a minimum.

A Velux or eves loft conversion in an average 3 bedroom terraced house with a master bedroom and an en-suite bathroom would take between 5 to 6 weeks.

When changes are made to the initial design or specialist windows with a longer order time this can add to this build time.

For a FREE estimate and advice please email Richard through this contact form to organise a suitable time to pop round.

How to get a loft conversion estimate…

  1. Contact Richard through his contact form below.
  2. Richard will visit you to look at your property and loft space, to discuss loft conversion requirements. A ‘ballpark’ estimate and availability will be given.
  3. Richard will then organise draft drawings from his Architect.
  4. When a design is agreed and a final estimate will be produced.

Contact Richard by email here

Loft Conversion reviews for Richard Jackson, Brighton Carpenter

“…Richard was very responsive in terms of communications, was very professional in his approach, and the standard of his work was excellent throughout. We would have no hesitation in recommending him!” Says: Peter Coyne, Brighton, 2018

Rich and his team worked hard to do an excellent job on our two bedroom loft conversion, in time and in budget. In addition Rich is a lovely guy which really makes a difference on a long and involved project.” Says: Reuben & Claire, Brighton Loft Conversion, 2006

“We found Richard to be efficient, hard working, polite, professional and reliable. We are very happy with our lovely new living space. We also found Richard to be very helpful in answering our questions and queries along the way.” Says: Ralph and Pauline, Brighton Loft Conversion, 2010

Juliet balcony doors on Brighton loft conversion installed by Richard Jackson

Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

French patio doors with a wonderful view of the garden

Inward opening PVC patio doors create a large Juliet balcony on this newly built loft conversion. Its up to you on your choice of railings, glass or guard rail.

For a FREE estimate and advice please email Richard through this contact form to organise a suitable time to pop round.

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