Porch Building Basingstoke

Basingstoke Porch Builders: If you don't want to spend a fortune but are still eager to improve the appearance of your house in Basingstoke, one great way is to build a porch extension. Building a porch can have a startling effect on the appearance of your home, while being one of the most affordable and least disruptive projects you can carry out. A porch will beautify the entrance to your property, prevent some heat loss and give a good first impression to guests.

To help you with the design and planning of your porch, you'll need to speak with a qualified builder in Basingstoke. You can also get a wealth of information and imaginative ideas for porches online.

If you decide to bite the bullet and build a porch, you will need to first consider your preferred materials for the walls, the roof, the floor, the windows, the ceiling and the door.

You should also be thinking about internal design, furnishings, electrics, storage options and decoration at this point.

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Do I Require Planning Permission to Build a Porch? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your house in Basingstoke, you should not need planning permission if: the porch construction does not exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no portion of the porch construction is within two metres from the boundary of the property or within two metres of any road, your dwelling is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other form of building, no component of the porch construction is over 3 metres above ground level.

However, you should certainly double check your local planning office before proceeding. Your chosen Basingstoke porch builder will possibly even do this for you. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations: You should take note that planning permission is completely different to building regulations approval. Where porches are concerned you WILL need to get building regulations approval unless the porch is lower than 30m2 and is at ground level, all current disabled access is maintained and the exterior door is not taken out. You'll need to get building regulations approval for all electrical installations and certain kinds of window in porches.

What are the Benefits of a Porch? There are several benefits to be gained by putting in a porch, including: enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers should you need to sell it, giving extra character to a previously plain doorway, offering somewhere to leave a bicycle, give you a bit more storage space, lessening heat loss through your front door, raising the value of your house, providing somewhere to hang coats, stand damp brollys and leave muddy boots and making your doorway more secure.

The present porch regulations are available to see here: Porches.

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If it is possible to get a builder who is a member of the FMB (Federation of Master Builders), then that would be a significant benefit.

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