Porch Extensions Dover

Dover Porch and Canopy Construction

Dover Porch Extensions (CT16): If you are looking for a way to improve your property in Dover without clearing out your bank account, you could think about adding a porch extension. Building a porch is one of the cheapest and easiest extension projects that you can do. A porch can prevent a considerable amount of heat loss through your existing front door as well as give a good first impression to visitors by beautifying your front entrance.

Quotations for Porch Extensions in Dover Kent

An established builder in Dover is the person you need to assist you with the design and planning procedure. More imaginative ideas and inspiration can be found by looking online, where the possibilities are endless.

Porch Extensions Dover

If you choose to bite the bullet and build a porch, you will firstly need to consider your preferred materials for the walls, the floor, the roof, the ceiling, the door and the windows.

In addition, you should be thinking about furnishings, electric sockets, storage possibilities, decoration and internal design.

Do I Require Planning Permission to Build a Porch? At the time of writing this guide, you shouldn't need to apply for planning permission for a porch in Dover if your residence is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building, no component of the porch construction is over 3m above ground level, the porch construction does not exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no element of the porch is within 2m from the boundary of the property on which it is being built or within 2 metres of any highway.

If you're unsure, your local planning office is the place to go for a chat about your porch construction. The quote from your preferred Dover porch builder will probably include this liason with the planning office. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Building: Building regulations approval is of course a different thing to planning permission. Building regulations approval shouldn't be needed if the porch is under 30m2 and on ground level, the external door is not taken out and all current disabled access is retained. Building regulations approval will be required for electrical installations in porches and certain kinds of window.

The Benefits of a Porch Extension: Adding a porch extension can have various benefits, including: offering a place to leave bicycles, cutting down heat loss through your front door, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers should you need to put it on the market, boosting the overall value of the property, extra storage space, giving character to an otherwise plain entrance, providing somewhere to stand damp brollys, leave muddy shoes and hang coats and an extra deterrent to burglars.

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Porch extensions can be carried out in Dover and also in nearby places like: Ringwould, Alkham, Tower Hamlets, St Margarets at Cliffe, Whitfield, Maxton, Church Hougham, Buckland, Farthingloe, Swingate, Temple Ewell, River, Guston, Capel le Ferne, West Hougham, Shepherdswell, and in these postcodes CT16 1QH, CT15 7AB, CT16 1EQ, CT16 1LH, CT16 1QE, CT16 1BU, CT16 1RP, CT16 1JP, CT16 1JN, CT15 7WA. Local Dover porch installers will likely have the dialling code 01304 and the postcode CT16.

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

Lean-To Porches Dover

A lean-to porch is a construction featuring a forward sloping roof that can be designed to complement the roof of your property in Dover, or blend in with an existing awning. Lean-to porches are an efficient, yet comparatively low-cost way to accentuate the front of your home. Some of the plus factors include; adding a further level of security, creating a useful extra room for storing hats, shoes and coats, providing a bit of shade from the sun and saving energy by providing insulation to your front entryway.

One of the simplest ways to extend your home in Dover, lean-to porches are just as effective on either the front, side or rear of a structure. Dependant upon your requirements, a lean-to porch can be open to the elements, fully enclosed or partially enclosed. In reality they can be as straightforward as an inclined roof supported by 4 (or possibly even 2) timber posts. For do-it-yourselfers there are also lean-to porch kits on the market, although you might prefer to call on a local porch specialist for your lean-to porch installation.

If you would like your house in Dover to really stand out from the crowd, and possess that extra smidgen of curb appeal, a nicely designed and built lean-to porch could be the perfect solution.

Overdoor/Porch Canopies Dover

If you would prefer not to build a fully enclosed porch, but still wish to cover the front entrance to your property in Dover, the optimum solution would probably be a porch or overdoor canopy. You can both protect your front door from the worst of the Dover weather, and create a smart looking entrance that will improve the appearance of your property, by fitting an overdoor porch canopy. To match the basic design features of pretty much any house in Dover, porch canopies are available in a wide array of shapes and styles. Amongst the most widespread door canopy designs are the A-frame porch canopy, the mono-pitch canopy, the hipped door canopy and the flat roof canopy. (Tags: Porch Canopies Dover, Porch Canopy Dover, Front Door Canopy Dover, Overdoor Canopies Dover).

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Also find: Buckland porches, Alkham porches, Tower Hamlets porches, Ringwould porches, River porches, Guston porches, Church Hougham porches, Farthingloe porches, Capel le Ferne porches, Whitfield porches, Maxton porches, West Hougham porches, Swingate porches, St Margarets at Cliffe porches, Shepherdswell porches, Temple Ewell porch builders and more.

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Porch Extension Around Dover

Porch extension specialists were recently doing work the following Dover locations: Crabble Avenue, Seymour Road, Saxon Street, Boston Close, Stembrook Court, Calgary Terrace, Springfield Road, St Patricks Road, Coldred Hill, Brunswick Gardens, Astor Avenue, Channel View Road, Alkham Valley Road, Athol Terrace, Crabble Lane, Chilton Avenue, Beauchamps Lane, Church Road, Chestnut Close, Chapel Lane, The Paddock, Avenue Road, Cherry Tree Avenue, Curzon Road, Stonehall Road, Crooks Court Lane, Sea View Road, Dover Road, Coxhill Crescent, and in homes and business premises having these postcodes: CT16 1QH, CT15 7AB, CT16 1EQ, CT16 1LH, CT16 1QE, CT16 1BU, CT16 1RP, CT16 1JP, CT16 1JN, CT15 7WA.

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