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Billericay Porch Builders: Adding a porch extension to your house in Billericay is one superb way of improving the look of it that doesn't break the bank. Of all the possible extension projects, building a porch is one of the simplest and most cost-effective. A porch will smarten up the doorway to your home, prevent some heat loss and give a good first impression to visitors.

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Any professional builder in Billericay, should be capable of helping you with ideas, plans and designs for a porch. More inspiration and innovative ideas can be found by looking online, where the possibilities are endless.

What materials you are planning to use for the walls, the door, the ceiling, the roof, the floor and the windows, will be the first details to consider if you decide to proceed with putting in a porch.

It would also be a good idea to think about storage options, internal design, decoration, furniture and electrical sockets at this stage.

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Do Porches Require Planning Permission? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your home in Billericay, you should not need planning permission if: no part of the porch is more than 3m above ground level, the exterior floor area of the construction is not more than 3m2, no element of the porch is within 2m of any road or two metres from the boundary of the property, your property is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other type of building.

Head down to your local planning office if you are unclear about any of this. Your chosen Billericay porch builder will be happy to help you with this procedure. To be on the safe side, you should always check.

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Building: You must not confuse planning permission with building regulations approval, because the two are completely separate. You won't need building regulations approval if the porch construction is under 30m2 and is at ground level, any disability access is retained and the existing external door stays 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 Extension? Adding a porch extension to your property in Billericay may have certain benefits, these would be: raising the value of the house, an extra deterrent to burglars, providing somewhere to stand wet brollys, hang coats and leave muddy boots, enhancing the appeal of the property to buyers if you ever need to sell, giving character to a previously plain doorway, offering a place to park bicycles, decreasing heat loss through your front door and give you a bit of additional storage space.

To check up on the latest porch building regulations visit this official webpage: Porches.

Billericay porch building specialists can usually help with oak porches, porch flooring, timber porches, brickwork porches in Billericay, porch design and planning, cheap porch installation, storm porches, porch guttering, porch canopy building, porch lights in Billericay, porch entrances, porch windows and doors, UPVC porches in Billericay, porch planning advice, porch heating in Billericay, blockwork porches, porch roofing, glass porches, door canopies in Billericay, porches and verandas, lean-to porches, porch repairs, porch doors in Billericay, house porches in Billericay, inexpensive porches, aluminium porches in Billericay, porch extensions in Billericay, porch conversions, porch planning permission assistance in Billericay and other porch related services in Billericay, Essex.

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Always give preference to building contractors who are affiliated with the FMB (Federation of Master Builders).

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