In the past, the attic was used in France as a housing for the poor.
But times have changed, now have an attic has become prestigious and fashionable.
The attic can be converted into a loft of an ordinary house, and then it will be directly from the room window to admire the stars.
Thus, we turn the attic the attic. To start pick up in the attic of the timber frame 50CH150 mm for the future of the attic. It should consist of vertical supports for the walls and rafters of thick horizontal bars - to the ceiling. If you are going to share a loft on several premises, collect and partitions frame with the door frame. Floored that you prefer - the board, laminate, etc.
Then take care of your good insulationattic. After all, it can go through the warmth of the whole house. First you need to put under the future walls, ceiling and floor of the attic vapor barrier layer material, then - warmer (previously used mineral wool, there is now a more modern material - Teplofon), and on top - waterproofing. All materials are attached between the rafters and beams. Do not forget about the warming of the gable.
Now we have to install windows in the attic. If you already have a special rectangular nesting boxes for the windows, you can do simple glazed, but it is better to take special skylights. They are more economical in terms of the conservation of heat, they are easy to mount. Inclined windows provide 40% more light than the same size direct window. Installation instructions are included with the kit windows. But just to be sure you can use the services of specialized organizations that install in the attic windows.
When the installation of windows is finished, you can startfinish. To start obsheyte rafters sheets of plasterboard, fiberboard or particleboard, wood. Then paste over the primary finish wallpaper, paint, decorative plaster zashtukaturte, will be coated with clapboard. When using wallpaper must be very careful to combine drawing: in fact slanted walls make it difficult to combine the pattern. All triangular and chamfered portions okleivayut last.