Porch Building Birkenhead

Birkenhead Porch Builders: One splendid way to enhance the look of your property in Birkenhead without emptying your bank account is to build a porch extension. In fact building a porch is among the easiest and economical home improvement projects you can do. A gorgeous porch gives a good first impression to anyone visiting your house, will add some value, and will save a substantial amount of heat loss.

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You'll need a qualified builder in Birkenhead to assist you with the planning and design or your porch. There's also such a lot of information on the internet that it would be an error not to go there for some creative ideas and inspiration.

What materials you're planning to use for the floor, the windows, the walls, the roof, the ceiling and the door, will be the first details to consider if you decide to go with a porch.

It would also be a good idea to think about internal design, furniture, the provision of electricity, decoration and storage options at this stage.

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Is Planning Permission Needed for a Porch? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your property in Birkenhead, you should not need planning permission if: your property is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, no part of the porch is more than 3m above ground level, the porch construction doesn't exceed a ground area of 3m2, no part of the porch construction is within two metres from the boundary of the property or within 2 metres of any road.

It is always better to shoot down to your local planning office before pressing ahead with your porch. Your chosen Birkenhead porch builder will be glad to help you with this process. To be safe rather than sorry, check!

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Building Regulations: Whether planning permission is required or not, you might still need building regulations approval. Where porches are concerned you WILL need to get building regulations approval unless all current disability access is maintained, the present external door remains in place and the porch construction is lower than 30m2 and at ground level. All electrical installations and certain windows will need approval.

Porches - The Benefits: There are certain benefits to be gained by adding a porch extension, including: enhancing the appeal of the property to potential buyers if you need to put it on the market, giving more character to a previously plain entrance, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy shoes and stand damp umbrellas, offering a place to leave bicycles, lessening heat loss through your front door, extra storage space, increasing the overall value of your property and making your entrance more secure.

To view the most recent porch building regulations visit this official webpage: Porches.

Birkenhead porch building specialists will likely help with porch damp proofing, porch doors, timber porches, porch windows and doors, porch tiling, UPVC porches, porch extensions in Birkenhead, porch roofing, lean-to porches, porch entrances in Birkenhead, porch building quotes, insurance quotes, brick porches, porch flooring, economical porches, storm porches, porches and verandas, blockwork porches in Birkenhead, porch building regulations guidance, porch awnings, aluminium porches, porch planning assistance, porch heating in Birkenhead, porch sockets in Birkenhead, porch guttering, porch lighting, porch design and planning, porch conversions in Birkenhead, porch repairs in Birkenhead and other porch related services in Birkenhead, Merseyside.

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If you can get a building contractor who is affiliated with the FMB (Federation of Master Builders), then that is going to be a huge benefit.

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