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Burnham-on-Sea Porch Builders: One great way to improve the look of your house in Burnham-on-Sea without emptying your bank account is to add a porch extension. In fact building a porch is among the most affordable and least disruptive home improvement projects you can do. An eye-catching porch gives a good first impression to anybody visiting your home, will add value, and will save a fair amount of heat loss.

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It would be a wise idea to talk to a general builder in Burnham-on-Sea with regards to the design and planning of your proposed porch. You could also get some inspiration and creative ideas for your porch on the internet, where you will find a wealth of information.

If you decide to go with building a porch, one of the first details you will want to consider is what materials you are going to be using for the windows, the walls, the ceiling, the door, the floor and the roof.

At this point you might also think about storage, furnishings, decoration, electrics and internal design.

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Do I Require Planning Permission to Build a Porch? At the time of writing this article, you should not need to apply for planning permission for a porch in Burnham-on-Sea if the external floor area of the porch isn't over 3m2, no part of the porch construction is over three metres above ground level, no portion of the porch is within 2m of any road or 2 metres from the property boundary on which it is being built, your property is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other type of building.

If you're unsure, your local planning office is the place to go for a chat about your porch construction. Your chosen Burnham-on-Sea porch builder will possibly even do this for you. If in doubt, check!

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Building Regulations: Building regulations and planning permission are separate entities and one could be needed where the other isn't. You won't need building regulations approval if the porch construction is under 30m2 and is at ground level, any current disabled access is maintained and the present external door is not taken out. Building regulations approval will be needed for electrical installations in porches and certain types of window.

Porches - The Benefits: You might be wondering what benefits can be gained by putting in a porch, these include: an extra deterrent to burglars, extra storage space, increasing the value of your property, giving extra character to a previously plain doorstep, decreasing heat loss through your front door, enhancing the property's appeal to prospective buyers if you ever need to sell it, providing somewhere to stand umbrellas, leave muddy boots and hang coats and offering a place to park a bicycle.

For all the latest building regulations with regard to porch construction look here: Porches.

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If it is possible to get a building company that is a registered member of the Federation of Master Builders, that would be a significant advantage.

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