Porch Building Bury

Bury Porch Builders: One good way to improve the appearance of your home in Bury without emptying your wallet is to build a porch extension. As home extensions go, building a porch can certainly be one of the most beneficial, whilst at the same time being among the cheapest and easiest. A porch can save you a considerable amount of heat loss through your existing front door as well as give a good first impression to visitors by sprucing up your front entrance.

For the planning and design of a porch it is best to chat with an experienced builder in Bury. Although you should also search online, where you'll find a wealth of inspirational and creative ideas for porches.

One of the first details that you will need to consider if you decide to start the ball rolling and build a porch is what materials you would prefer to use for the walls, the door, the roof, the floor, the windows and the ceiling.

In addition, you should be thinking about furniture, decoration, the provision of electricity, storage options and internal design.

Is Planning Permission Necessary for a Porch? You may not need planning permission to build a porch on your property in Bury if the following conditions are adhered to: the exterior floor area of the porch is not more than 3m2, no part of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level, your dwelling is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building, no section of the porch construction is within 2 metres from the property boundary on which it is being built or within 2m of any highway.

If you are uncertain about whether you need planning permission, pop down to your local planning office. Your chosen Bury porch builder will possibly even do this for you. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Construction: Planning permission and building regulations are separate and one may be needed where the other isn't. You shouldn't need building regulations approval if the following is true: any current disabled access is maintained, the existing exterior door stays in place and the porch construction is lower than 30 square metres and on ground level. You will have to get building regulations approval for electrical installations and certain kinds of window in porches.

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The Benefits of a Porch Extension: There are a number of benefits that having a porch brings, including: give you a bit of additional storage space, providing somewhere to leave muddy boots, stand wet umbrellas and hang coats, offering somewhere to park bicycles, increasing the overall value of your property, minimizing heat loss through your front door, enhancing the property's appeal to potential buyers in the event you need to sell, making your front door more secure and giving extra character to a currently plain doorstep.

The most current porch regulations are available to view here: Porches.

Bury porch building specialists can normally help you with porch flooring, cheap porch building, front porch ideas and designs, porch columns, porch guttering, porch roofing, porch damp proofing, porch tiling, porches and conservatories, porch door fitting, porch canopy construction, UPVC porches, porch repairs, storm porches, porch doors and windows, porch building quotes and other porch related services in Bury, Greater Manchester.

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