Porch Building Dunfermline

Dunfermline Porch Builders: If you're on the lookout for ways to improve the appearance of your home in Dunfermline, a porch extension is a easy way to do it without breaking the bank. One of the most economical and least disruptive home improvement projects that you can do, building a porch can be very effective. A porch can be both useful and attractive in that it improves the overall look of your home, saves heat and provides added storage.

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You'll need a specialist builder in Dunfermline to help you with the design and planning or your porch. For yet more creative and inspirational ideas you should do a search for porches online.

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

You should also be thinking about decoration, storage options, the provision of electricity, internal design and furniture at this point.

Do Porches Require Planning Permission? In general, planning permission isn't needed for a porch in Dunfermline on condition that: your property is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, the construction doesn't exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no part of the porch construction is within 2m of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property, no portion of the porch construction is over 3 metres above ground level.

However, you should certainly check with your local planning office before proceeding. Your preferred Dunfermline porch builder will be happy to help you with this process. To be certain, always check!

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Building Regulations: Most people may not appreciate that building regulations approval is very different to planning permission. When all current disability access is retained, the porch construction is below 30m2 and at ground level and the existing exterior door is not taken out, building regulations approval will not be required. Building regulations approval will definitely be required for electrical installations in porches and certain kinds of window.

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What are the Benefits? You may be interested to know about some of the benefits of a porch, these are: enhancing the appeal of the property to potential buyers should you need to sell it, giving character to an otherwise plain entrance, increasing the overall value of the property, give you a bit more storage space, more security, providing somewhere to leave muddy boots, stand damp umbrellas and hang coats, offering somewhere to leave bicycles and preventing heat loss through your front door.

For the latest building regulations on porch construction look here: Porches.

Dunfermline porch building specialists can normally help you with porch lighting and appliances, porch windows and doors, lean-to porches, porch roofing, porch design and installation, porch heating, house porches, porch flooring, front porch designs and ideas, porch repairs, storm porches, porch planning permission advice, porch building quotes, glass porches, porch entrances, affordable porches and other porch related services in Dunfermline, Scotland.

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