Porch Building Cheltenham

Cheltenham Porch Builders: There are many ways to improve the appearance of your house in Cheltenham, adding a porch extension is just one good way to do this without breaking the bank. Building a porch can have a stunning effect on the appearance of your home, while being one of the most affordable and least disruptive projects you can carry out. An eye-catching porch will make the entrance to your house more appealing to buyers, will save you some heat loss through your front door, and give you a place to store those muddy shoes and wet brollys.

Any professional builder in Cheltenham, should be capable of helping you with plans and designs for porches. There's also so much useful information online that it would be a mistake not to go there for some inspiration and creative ideas.

One of the first things that you will need to consider if you decide to get things moving and build a porch is what materials you'd prefer to use for the roof, the walls, the windows, the floor, the door and the ceiling.

You should also be thinking about furniture, internal design, decoration, electrics and storage options at this stage.

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Is Planning Permission Necessary for a Porch? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your house in Cheltenham, you shouldn't need planning permission if: no section of the porch construction is over 3 metres above ground level, the porch does not exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no portion of the construction is within 2 metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built or within 2 metres of any road, your residence is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building.

If you're uncertain about whether or not you need planning permission, pop down to your local planning office. Your chosen Cheltenham porch builder will most likely include this liason with the planning office in his estimate. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Building: Most people may not appreciate that building regulations approval is totally different to planning permission. When the present exterior door is not removed, the porch construction is under 30 square metres and is at ground level and any disabled access is maintained, building regulations approval will not be needed. Certain types of window and all electrical installations in porches will be needing building regulations approval.

What are the Benefits? There are a number of benefits that having a porch brings, including: giving character to an otherwise plain entrance, providing somewhere to stand brollys, leave muddy boots and hang coats, enhancing the property's appeal to potential buyers should you need to sell, offering somewhere to park a bike, increasing the overall value of the property, additional storage space, lessening heat loss through your front door and more security.

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If it is possible to get a building contractor who is affiliated with the Federation of Master Builders, that would be a big advantage.

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