Porch Building Chatham

Chatham Porch Builders: If you are looking for ways to enhance the appearance of your property in Chatham, a porch extension is a superb way to do it without breaking the bank. As home extensions go, building a porch can certainly be one of the most beneficial, while at the same time being among the cheapest and least disruptive. Apart from saving heat loss and beautifying the doorway to your house, a porch also gives a good first impression to buyers when you come to sell.

You'll need an established builder in Chatham to assist you with the design and planning or your porch. You will also get lots of inspirational and creative ideas for porches online.

Before any construction begins on your porch you should consider your preferred materials for the roof, the floor, the door, the walls, the ceiling and the windows.

At this point you might also think about electrical sockets, decoration, internal design, storage and furniture.

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Do Porches Require Planning Permission? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your house in Chatham, you should not need planning permission if: no element of the porch construction is over three metres above ground level, your residence is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other form of building, no element of the porch construction is within two metres from the boundary of the property or within 2m of any highway, the external floor area of the porch is not over 3m2.

It is always a good idea to have a chat with your local planning office before pressing ahead with your porch. Your preferred Chatham porch builder will most likely include this liason with the planning office in his quotation. If in doubt, check!

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Building: Planning permission and building regulations are separate entities and one could be needed where the other is not. Building regulations approval should not be needed if any current disability access is retained, the porch is lower than 30 square metres and on ground level and the present external door is not removed. All electrical installations and certain types of windows in porches will require building regulations approval.

The Benefits of a Porch: Adding a porch extension to your home in Chatham may have certain benefits, these would be: additional storage space, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers if you ever need to sell, increasing the overall value of your house, more security, offering somewhere to park a bicycle, giving more character to a currently plain doorway, providing somewhere to stand damp umbrellas, leave muddy shoes and hang coats and lessening heat loss through your front door.

To look at the latest porch regulations visit this webpage: Porches.

Chatham porch building specialists can usually help you with porch renovation, porch columns, porch damp proofing, verandas and porches, porch building quotes, brick porches in Chatham, porch awnings, UPVC porches, porch lighting in Chatham, glass porches in Chatham, lean-to porches, porch heating in Chatham, cheap porch building, blockwork porches, porch tiling, oak porches in Chatham, porch supplies and materials, porch canopy building in Chatham, affordable porches, insurance quotes in Chatham, porch guttering, front porches, storm porches, wooden porches, porch repairs, porch planning assistance, porch extensions in Chatham, porch doors and windows in Chatham, porch door hanging and other porch related services in Chatham, Kent.

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Try to give preference to building contractors who are fully fledged members of the Federation of Master Builders.

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