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The Loft Conversion Finished Room

With a set of stairs to the DIY Loft Conversion now in all I needed was the final decorating and the Half Hour fire Door fitting.

Fitting the door was is just like a normal door but with three hinges, and I've done plenty of those in the past. The only problem was cutting a corner off to match the ceiling slope. It is a solid timber core door but the cut went through the hardwood edging. I routed out about about 15mm and set in a new piece. The brush seal that came with the frame didn't fit the slot so I had to open it out. On this door I used a real "Pergo" hidden closer, which I must say is much better quality than the other versions I've used in the rest of the house. You cant hear the chain as it pulled back into the barrel.

Some picture of the finished room a few days before Emma moved in, it's never been tidy since.






The deep window ledge allows the window to be positioned far enough down the roof to meet building regulations for the fire escape (The Loft conversions regulations have changes since). The bottom of the window opening being 1.8m from the edge of the roof.





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