Porch Building Barry

Barry Porch Builders: One easy way to improve the appearance of your house in Barry without emptying your wallet is to put up a porch extension. Building a porch is one of the most cost-effective and least disruptive home extensions you can do. Apart from saving heat loss and beautifying the main doorway to your house, a porch will also give a good first impression to visitors.

A competent builder in Barry is the person you need to help you with the design and planning procedure. You can also get a wealth of information and creative ideas for porches on the internet.

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

It would be as well to also think about decoration, storage options, furnishings, power sockets and internal design.

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Do I Require Planning Permission to Build a Porch? You should not need to get planning permission for a porch in Barry as long as the following applies to your case: no element of the porch construction is over 3 metres above ground level, no section of the porch is within two metres of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built, your dwelling is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other form of building, the external ground floor area of the construction isn't over three square metres.

You can always head down to your your local planning office for a chat if you are unclear whether you need planning permission or not. Your chosen Barry porch builder will possibly even do this for you. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations: Never forget that building regulations are different from planning permission. You won't need building regulations approval if all current disability access is preserved, the present exterior door is not taken out and the porch area is less than 30m2 and at ground level. Certain types of window and all electrical installations in porches will require building regulations approval.

The Benefits of a Porch: Putting in a porch can have various benefits, including: enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers if you need to sell, extra storage space, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy boots and stand wet umbrellas, giving more character to a previously plain doorway, reducing heat loss through your front door, offering a place to leave bicycles, making your front door more secure and raising the overall value of your property.

For the present building regulations on porches take a look here: Porches.

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Always opt for building contractors who are affiliated with the FMB (Federation of Master Builders).

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