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Ferndown Porch Builders: If you'd like to enhance the look of your property in Ferndown, but don't have a lot of cash to spend on the project, a porch extension might be the ideal option. Among the easiest and most economical of all the extension projects, building a porch can also be one of the most effective. Apart from beautifying the entrance to your property, a porch has the added benefit of saving you some heat loss.

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It would be a wise idea to talk to a qualified builder in Ferndown regarding the design and planning of your proposed porch. There is also such a lot of useful information online that it would be an error not to go there for some innovative ideas and inspiration.

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

At this point you might also think about internal design, storage options, furnishings, decoration and electrical sockets.

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Do Porches Need Planning Permission? As the law stands at the time of writing you do not need planning permission to build a porch in Ferndown if no part of the porch construction is over three metres above ground level, no element of the construction is within 2m from the property boundary on which it is being built or within two metres of any highway, your property is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building, the exterior ground floor area of the construction isn't more than three square metres.

It is generally advisable to have a chat with your local planning office before proceeding with your porch. Your chosen Ferndown porch builder will possibly even do this for you. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

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Building Regulations: Don't forget that planning permission is different to building regulations. You won't need building regulations approval if the existing exterior door stays in place, all disability access is maintained and the porch construction is below 30m2 and at ground level. Building regulations approval will definitely be required for electrical installations in porches and certain types of window.

The Benefits: There are certain benefits to be gained by adding a porch, including: additional storage space, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers if you ever need to put it on the market, offering somewhere to leave bicycles, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy boots and stand umbrellas, more security, preventing heat loss through your front door, boosting the overall value of your house and giving character to an otherwise plain entrance.

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

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