Porch Building Corby

Corby Porch Builders: If you're interested in a way to improve the look of your home in Corby without emptying your wallet, you might think about putting up a porch extension. Among the most affordable and least disruptive of all the home extension projects, building a porch can also be one of the most beneficial. A porch can be both attractive and functional in that it improves the overall look of your property, saves heat and provides additional storage.

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The best person to consult with about the planning and design or a porch is a qualified builder in Corby. You could also get some inspiration and creative ideas for your porch online, where there's a wealth of information.

What materials you're going to use for the floor, the windows, the walls, the ceiling, the door and the roof, will be the first things to consider if you decide to go with building a porch.

It would also be a good idea to think about furnishings, electric sockets, decoration, storage options and internal design at this stage.

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Do I Require Planning Permission to Build a Porch? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your property in Corby, you shouldn't need planning permission if: no portion of the construction is within 2m of any highway or 2m from the boundary of the property, your residence is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building, the exterior ground floor area of the construction is not over 3 square metres, no portion of the porch is over three metres above ground level.

Head down to your local planning office if you're uncertain about any of this. Your chosen Corby porch builder will no doubt help with this procedure. If in doubt, check!

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Building Regulations Relating to Porches: Most people might not appreciate that building regulations approval is totally different to planning permission. When the porch is under 30 square metres and at ground level, any disability access is preserved and the present external door is not taken out, building regulations approval will not be needed. Building regulations approval is always required for electrical installations and certain windows.

The Benefits: Adding a porch to your property in Corby may have certain benefits, these would be: preventing heat loss through your front door, raising the overall value of your property, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers in the event you need to sell, giving extra character to a previously plain doorstep, providing somewhere to stand wet umbrellas, hang coats and leave muddy shoes, an extra deterrent to burglars, give you a bit more storage space and offering somewhere to leave bicycles.

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