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Dumfries Porch Builders: If you don't want to spend a fortune but are still keen to enhance the look of your house in Dumfries, one great way is to add a porch extension. Building a porch is one of the most economical and easiest home extensions that you can do. A porch can save you quite a bit of heat loss through your front door as well as give a good first impression to visitors by smartening up your front entrance.

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Any professional builder in Dumfries, should be capable of helping you with ideas, plans and designs for porches. You will also get lots of inspirational and creative ideas for porches on the internet.

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

Additionally you should be thinking about electrical sockets, decoration, internal design, furnishings and storage.

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Do Porches Require Planning Permission? You may not need planning permission to build a porch on your house in Dumfries if the following conditions are adhered to: your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building, no component of the porch is within 2 metres from the boundary of the property or within two metres of any road, the exterior ground floor area of the construction is not over 3m2, no portion of the porch construction is over three metres above ground level.

Before proceeding with your porch construction, it is generally advisable to pop along to your local planning office. See if your preferred Dumfries porch builder will come along with you. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

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Building Regulations: Whether or not planning permission is required, you may still need building regulations approval. You won't need building regulations approval if the porch area is less than 30 square metres and at ground level, any current disability access is retained and the exterior door stays in place. Building regulations approval will definitely be needed for electrical installations in porches and certain types of window.

What are the Benefits of a Porch Extension? There are certain benefits to be gained by putting in a porch extension, including: extra storage space, enhancing the property's appeal to potential buyers if you need to sell it, giving more character to a currently plain entrance, raising the overall value of your house, lessening heat loss through your front door, offering a place to leave bicycles, providing somewhere to hang coats, stand wet umbrellas and leave muddy shoes and making your entrance more secure.

For all the latest regulations with regard to porch construction look here: Porches.

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