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Borehamwood Porch Builders: Adding a porch extension to your home in Borehamwood is one terrific way of improving it without spending a fortune. Of all the possible extension projects, building a porch is one of the cheapest and least disruptive. Everyone says that first impressions are important and a porch can certainly help to give visitors to your home a good first impression.

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For the design and planning of a porch it is best to consult with a qualified builder in Borehamwood. There's also so much information online that it would be an oversight not to go there for some imaginative ideas and inspiration.

What materials you are going to use for the walls, the windows, the ceiling, the roof, the floor and the door, will be the first details to consider if you decide to go ahead with building a porch.

In addition, you should be thinking about storage, electrical sockets, internal design, decoration and furniture.

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Do Porches Need Planning Permission? Generally speaking, planning permission is not necessary for a porch in Borehamwood on condition that: your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building, the porch does not exceed a ground area of 3m2, no element of the porch is within two metres of any highway or two metres from the boundary of the property, no element of the porch construction is more than 3 metres above ground level.

Shoot down to your local planning office if you are uncertain about any of this. Your preferred Borehamwood porch builder will be happy to help you with this procedure. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

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Building Regulations Relating to Porches: Building regulations approval is of course a different thing to planning permission. If your project means that the present exterior door is not removed, the porch is less than 30 square metres and is at ground level and all disabled access is preserved, you should not need building regulations approval. You'll need to get building regulations approval for all electrical installations and certain kinds of window in porches.

The Benefits of a Porch Extension: Having a porch extension on the front entrance to your home in Borehamwood can have various benefits, including: extra storage space, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers if you ever need to sell, offering a place to park a bike, giving character to a currently plain entrance, an extra deterrent to burglars, providing somewhere to stand damp umbrellas, hang coats and leave muddy boots, decreasing heat loss through your front door and raising the overall value of your house.

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

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

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