Porch Extensions Dorchester

Dorchester Porch and Canopy Construction

Dorchester Porch Extensions (DT1): If you're interested in a way to enhance your house in Dorchester without breaking the bank, you might think about building a porch extension. Among the simplest and most economical of all the home extensions, building a porch can also be one of the most effective. A beautiful porch gives a good first impression to anyone visiting your property, will add some value, and should save a fair amount of heat loss.

Quotations for Porch Extensions in Dorchester Dorset

A specialist builder in Dorchester is the person you need to help you with the design and planning procedure. You can also get a wealth of information and imaginative ideas for porches on the internet.

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Before any building work starts on your porch you have to consider your preferred materials for the ceiling, the roof, the walls, the door, the floor and the windows.

At this point you might also think about electrics, internal design, decoration, storage and furnishings.

Do I Need Planning Permission to Build a Porch? You probably won't need planning permission to build a porch on the front entrance to your house in Dorchester if: no element of the porch is within two metres from the property boundary on which it is being built or within 2m of any highway, no part of the porch is more than 3m above ground level, your dwelling is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, the porch doesn't exceed a ground area of three square metres.

You can always head down to your your local planning office for a chat if you're unclear whether you need planning permission or not. The estimate from your preferred Dorchester porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office. Always check and double check where planning permission is involved.

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Building Regulations Relating to Porches: You should remember that building regulations and planning permission are 2 different things. You shouldn't need building regulations approval if the following are true: the porch area is under 30m2 and is at ground level, all current disabled access is preserved and the exterior door is not removed. You'll need to get approval for electrical installations and certain windows in porches.

What are the Benefits? You may be wondering just what benefits can be gained by putting in a porch extension, these include: more security, increasing the overall value of your property, additional storage space, offering somewhere to leave a bike, enhancing the appeal of the property to potential buyers when you need to sell it, giving character to a previously plain doorway, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy boots and stand wet brollys and minimizing heat loss through your front door.

Porch extensions can be undertaken in Dorchester and also in: Portesham, Charminster, Crossways, Broadmayne, Fordington, Frampton, Puddletown, Piddlehinton, Chickerell, Grimstone, West Knighton, Poundbury, Preston, Maiden Newton, Martinstown, Weymouth, and in these postcodes DT1 1PG, DT1 1NQ, DT1 1RL, DT1 1NT, DT1 1AE, DT1 1JJ, DT1 1QH, DT1 1QF, DT1 1DJ, DT1 1AA. Locally based Dorchester porch installers will likely have the postcode DT1 and the dialling code 01305.

To view the current porch regulations visit this webpage: Porches.

Overdoor/Porch Canopies Dorchester

If you want to cover the main doorway to your home in Dorchester, but don't wish to install a completely enclosed porch, an overdoor or porch canopy would likely be the solution. By putting up an overdoor porch canopy you will be able to both shelter your front door from the worst that the Dorchester weather can throw at it and at the same time put in place an elegant entrance that will enhance the look of your property. Porch canopies are offered in a wide variety of styles, shapes and materials to suit the main design features of pretty much any home in Dorchester. The overdoor canopy patterns that are most commonly available are the mono-pitch canopy, the flat roof canopy, the A-frame porch canopy and the hipped canopy. (Tags: Overdoor Canopy Dorchester, Porch Canopies Dorchester, Porch Canopy Dorchester, Front Door Canopy Dorchester).

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Near Dorchester

Also find: Portesham porch extensions, Puddletown porch extensions, Weymouth porch extensions, Frampton porch extensions, Chickerell porch extensions, Crossways porch extensions, Poundbury porch extensions, Broadmayne porch extensions, Preston porch extensions, Charminster porch extensions, Martinstown porch extensions, West Knighton porch extensions, Fordington porch extensions, Piddlehinton porch extensions, Grimstone porch extensions, Maiden Newton porch builders and more.

If you can get a building contractor who is associated with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), that would be a great advantage.

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Around Dorchester

This year, property owners in these Dorchester places have requested quotations for porch extensions: The Gardens, Chaseborough Square, The Courtyard, Chapel View, Angel Close, Clay Lane, Damers Road, Duke Close, Bull Lane, Bowling Alley Walk, Dagmar Road, Barley Close, Thornicks, Druids Walk, Burraton Square, Barton Farm, St Martins Close, Chester Close, Copyhold Lane, South Walks, The Folly, Broadmead, Alington Place, Beech Road, Bridport Road, The Paddock, Abbots Walk, Came View Close, Church Acre, and also in these postcodes DT1 1PG, DT1 1NQ, DT1 1RL, DT1 1NT, DT1 1AE, DT1 1JJ, DT1 1QH, DT1 1QF, DT1 1DJ, DT1 1AA.

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