Porch Building Colne

Colne Porch Builders: One splendid way to improve the look of your house in Colne without emptying your wallet is to build a porch extension. One of the cheapest and simplest home improvement projects that you can do, building a porch can be very effective. A porch will beautify the entrance to your house, save some heat loss and give a good first impression to visitors.

It would be a good idea to speak with a competent builder in Colne regarding the design and planning of your proposed porch. There's also so much information online that it would be an error not to go there for some inspiration and imaginative ideas.

One of the first details that you'll need to consider if you decide to take the plunge and build a porch is what materials you'd prefer to use for the floor, the windows, the door, the walls, the roof and the ceiling.

Other factors to think about are internal design, storage options, decoration, furniture and electric sockets.

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Do Porches Need Planning Permission? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your property in Colne, you should not need planning permission if: no section of the porch is over 3 metres above ground level, the porch construction doesn't exceed a ground area of three square metres, no portion of the porch construction is within two metres from the boundary of the property or within 2 metres of any highway, your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building.

Head down to your local planning office if you're unclear about any of this. Your preferred Colne porch builder will probably include this liason with the planning office in his estimate. If in doubt, check!

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Building Regulations: You should note that planning permission is completely different to building regulations approval. Where porches are involved you WILL need to get building regulations approval unless all disabled access is maintained, the porch is under 30m2 and at ground level and the existing external door remains in place. You will have to get approval for all electrical installations and certain windows in porches.

What are the Benefits of a Porch Extension? You might be wondering just what benefits can be gained by adding a porch extension, these include: offering a place to park bicycles, giving extra character to a previously plain doorway, raising the value of the property, decreasing heat loss through your front door, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers in the event you need to put it on the market, additional storage space, more security and providing somewhere to stand wet brollys, hang coats and leave muddy shoes.

The latest porch regulations are available to view here: Porches.

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If you're able to get a building company that is a member of the Federation of Master Builders, that is going to be a significant advantage.

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