Porch Building Amersham

Amersham Porch Builders: If you're searching for a way to enhance the look of your home in Amersham without emptying your wallet, you might consider adding a porch extension. Among the easiest and cheapest of all the home extensions, building a porch can also be one of the most effective. A porch can be both practical and attractive in that it improves the overall look of your property, saves heat and provides extra storage.

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A qualified builder in Amersham is the person you need to help you with the design and planning procedure. If you need more imaginative ideas and inspiration, try looking online.

Porches, of course, come in all shapes and sizes, so one of your earliest decisions will be what materials to use for the windows, the door, the walls, the roof, the ceiling and the floor.

You should also be thinking about storage, decoration, internal design, furniture and electrical sockets at this stage.

Do Porches Need Planning Permission? You most likely won't need planning permission to build a porch on the front entrance to your home in Amersham if: your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other type of building, no element of the porch construction is over 3m above ground level, no section of the porch construction is within 2 metres of any highway or two metres from the property boundary on which it is being built, the porch construction does not exceed a ground area of 3 square metres.

However, you should certainly double check your local planning office before proceeding. Your preferred Amersham porch builder should be glad to liase with the planning office. If in doubt, check!

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Building Regulations: You shouldn't confuse building regulations with planning permission, as the 2 are entirely separate. If your project means that the present exterior door is not removed, any disability access is preserved and the porch is lower than 30 square metres and on ground level, you will not need building regulations approval. Approval is invariably required for certain windows and all electrical installations.

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What are the Benefits of a Porch? Adding a porch extension to your home in Amersham can have certain benefits, these would be: boosting the overall value of your house, more security, providing somewhere to stand brollys, leave muddy boots and hang coats, enhancing the property's appeal to prospective buyers if you ever need to put it on the market, extra storage space, offering a place to park a bicycle, cutting down heat loss through your front door and giving more character to an otherwise plain doorway.

For the current building regulations on porches look here: Porches.

Amersham porch building specialists will likely help you with brick porches, lean-to porches, cost-effective porches, porch canopy construction, porch heating, verandas and porches, glass porches, porch guttering, porch damp proofing, electrics, insurance estimates, porch building quotations, blockwork porches, oak porches, porch windows and doors, door canopies and other porch related services in Amersham, Buckinghamshire.

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