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Basildon Porch Builders: If you don't want to invest a fortune but are still eager to improve the look of your home in Basildon, one great way is to build a porch extension. Of all the possible extension projects, building a porch is one of the most cost-effective and least disruptive. A porch can save you a fair bit of heat loss through your existing front door as well as give a good first impression to visitors by smartening up your main entrance.

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For the planning and design of a porch it is best to speak with a competent builder in Basildon. You'll also get lots of inspirational and innovative ideas for porches on the internet.

The materials to be used for the roof, the floor, the door, the ceiling, the walls and the windows should be considered before going ahead with your porch.

At this point you might also think about internal design, furnishings, decoration, storage options and the provision of electricity.

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Do I Need Planning Permission to Build a Porch? At the time of writing this guide, you shouldn't need to apply for planning permission for a porch in Basildon if your property is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building, no element of the porch is within 2 metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built or within two metres of any highway, the porch construction doesn't exceed a ground area of 3m2, no portion of the porch is over three metres above ground level.

However, you should certainly speak to your local planning office before proceeding. Your preferred Basildon porch builder should be glad to liase with the planning office. To be certain, always check!

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Building Regulations: Building regulations approval is of course a different thing to planning permission. Building regulations approval should not be needed if the porch area is below 30 square metres and on ground level, all current disabled access is retained and the external door remains in place. Building regulations approval will definitely be needed for electrical installations in porches and certain types of window.

What are the Benefits of a Porch? You might be wondering exactly what benefits can be gained by putting in a porch extension, these include: raising the value of your property, giving more character to a currently plain doorway, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy boots and stand umbrellas, minimizing heat loss through your front door, enhancing the property's appeal to potential buyers if you ever need to put it on the market, offering somewhere to park bicycles, additional storage space and more security.

The latest porch building regulations are available to view here: Porches.

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You should give preference to builders who are registered members of the FMB (Federation of Master Builders).

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