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Gateshead Porch Builders: If you are searching for a way to enhance the look of your property in Gateshead without emptying your bank account, you could think about putting up a porch extension. Among the easiest and cheapest of all the home extension projects, building a porch can also be one of the most effective. An attractive porch can give a good first impression to anybody visiting your house, will add some value, and should save a considerable amount of heat loss.

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If you need some help with the design and planning of your proposed porch, a general builder in Gateshead ought to be able to help. You could also get some imaginative ideas and inspiration for your porch online, where there's a wealth of information.

Porches, of course, come in all shapes and styles, so one of your initial decisions will be what materials to use for the walls, the windows, the floor, the door, the roof and the ceiling.

You should also think about power sockets, furnishings, internal design, storage possibilities and decoration.

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Planning Permission - Is it Required for Building a Porch? At the time of writing this guide, you should not need to apply for planning permission for a porch in Gateshead if no element of the construction is within 2 metres of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property, your property is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building, the external floor area is not more than 3 square metres, no part of the porch is more than 3m above ground level.

Head down to your local planning office if you're uncertain about any of this. Your preferred Gateshead porch builder should be glad to liase with the planning office. Always check and double check where planning permission is involved.

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Building Regulations: Building regulations approval is of course a different thing to planning permission. Where porches are involved you WILL need to get building regulations approval unless the porch area is below 30 square metres and at ground level, any current disability access is retained and the existing external door stays in place. Building regulations approval is invariably required for certain windows and all electrical installations.

The Benefits: Having a porch on the front entrance to your home in Gateshead can have several benefits, including: extra storage space, giving character to an otherwise plain doorstep, an extra deterrent to burglars, reducing heat loss through your front door, increasing the overall value of your house, offering somewhere to leave a bicycle, enhancing the property's appeal to potential buyers should you need to put it on the market and providing somewhere to stand damp umbrellas, leave muddy boots and hang coats.

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If you're able to get a contractor who is a member of the FMB (Federation of Master Builders), then that is going to be a big advantage.

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