Porch Building Ferndown

Ferndown Porch Builders: If you would like to enhance the appearance of your house in Ferndown, but don't have a huge budget to spend on the project, a porch extension might be an ideal option. Among the simplest and most economical of all the extension projects, building a porch can also be one of the most beneficial. A porch can be both attractive and practical in that it improves the overall look of your home, saves heat and provides additional storage.

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An expert builder in Ferndown is the person you need to help you with the planning and design procedure. More inspiration and imaginative ideas can be found by looking on the internet, where the possibilities are endless.

What materials you are planning to use for the door, the ceiling, the floor, the windows, the walls and the roof, will be the first things to consider if you decide to go with building a porch.

It would also be a good idea to think about decoration, furniture, storage, electric sockets and internal design at this point.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? As the law stands at the time of writing you shouldn't need to get planning permission to build a porch in Ferndown if no component of the porch construction is over three metres above ground level, your property is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, the external floor area is not more than 3 square metres, no portion of the construction is within 2 metres from the property boundary on which it is being built or within 2 metres of any road.

Shoot down to your local planning office if you're unsure about any of this. Your chosen Ferndown porch builder will be happy to help you with this process. To be safe rather than sorry, check!

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Building Regulations Relating to Porches: Building regulations approval is of course an altogether different thing to planning permission. When the porch is under 30 square metres and at ground level, all disability access is maintained and the exterior door stays in place, building regulations approval shouldn't be required. Approval is invariably required for electrical installations and certain windows.

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Benefits: There are a surprising number of benefits that having a porch brings, including: boosting the overall value of your property, offering somewhere to park a bike, an extra deterrent to burglars, enhancing the appeal of the property to potential buyers if you need to put it on the market, cutting down heat loss through your front door, giving more character to an otherwise plain doorstep, give you a little bit of extra storage space and providing somewhere to leave muddy boots, stand damp umbrellas and hang coats.

Ferndown porch building specialists will likely help with porch doors and windows, front porches, porch lights, porch guttering, porch door installation, porch electrics, aluminium porches, porch heating, front porch ideas and designs, blockwork porches, oak porches, porch building quotations, porch awnings, porch entrances, timber porches, UPVC porches and other porch related services in Ferndown, Dorset.

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