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Exmouth Porch Builders: One good way to enhance the look of your home in Exmouth without emptying your bank account is to put up a porch extension. One of the most cost-effective and least disruptive home improvement projects that you can do, building a porch can be very effective. Apart from smartening up the entrance to your home, a porch has the added benefit of saving you some heat loss.

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To help you with the planning and design of your porch, you will need to talk to an established builder in Exmouth. You'll also get plenty of inspirational and imaginative ideas for porches online.

The materials to be used for the windows, the roof, the floor, the ceiling, the walls and the door should be considered before going ahead with your porch.

You should also be thinking about storage possibilities, electrics, decoration, internal design and furniture at this point.

Do Porches Require Planning Permission? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your house in Exmouth, you should not need planning permission if: the external floor area of the construction isn't over 3m2, no component of the construction is within 2 metres of any road or two metres from the property boundary on which it is being built, your residence is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building, no element 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. Ask your preferred Exmouth porch builder to help you out with this process. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

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Building Regulations: Building regulations approval is of course different to planning permission. You won't need building regulations approval if the porch construction is below 30 square metres and is at ground level, the external door remains in place and any disabled access is retained. Certain types of window and all electrical installations in porches will require building regulations approval.

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Benefits: You may be interested to know some of the benefits of a porch extension, these are: extra storage space, making your doorway more secure, giving character to a previously plain doorstep, increasing the overall value of the house, offering somewhere to leave a bicycle, enhancing the property's appeal to prospective buyers if you ever need to put it on the market, providing somewhere to stand wet umbrellas, leave muddy boots and hang coats and lessening heat loss through your front door.

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