Porch Building Gatley

Gatley Porch Builders: If you don't want to spend a fortune but are still keen to improve the look of your home in Gatley, one superb way is to put up a porch extension. Building a porch can have an amazing effect on the appearance of your home, yet is one of the simplest and most cost-effective projects you can carry out. A porch will smarten up the entrance to your property, save some heat loss and give a good first impression to guests.

It would be a good idea to consult with a specialist builder in Gatley with regards to the design and planning of your proposed porch. More creative ideas and inspiration can be found by looking on the internet, where the possibilities are endless.

If you decide to get the ball rolling and build a porch, you will first need to consider your preferred materials for the ceiling, the roof, the walls, the floor, the door and the windows.

You should also be thinking about decoration, furnishings, storage possibilities, internal design and electrical sockets at this stage.

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Is Planning Permission Necessary for a Porch? At the time of writing this post, you should not need to apply for planning permission for a porch in Gatley if your dwelling is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, the porch doesn't exceed a ground area of 3m2, no element of the porch construction is within 2 metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built or within 2 metres of any highway, no section of the porch is over 3m above ground level.

You can always pop along to your your local planning office for a chat if you're unclear whether or not you need planning permission. Your preferred Gatley porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office in his quote. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Building: Most homeowners may not appreciate that building regulations approval is very different to planning permission. You won't need building regulations approval if all current disabled access is preserved, the porch construction is below 30 square metres and on ground level and the existing external door is not taken out. You will have to get approval for all electrical installations and certain windows in porches.

The Benefits: There are a number of benefits that having a porch extension brings, including: boosting the overall value of your house, more security, providing somewhere to stand brollys, leave muddy boots and hang coats, offering a place to leave a bicycle, giving character to a currently plain doorstep, minimizing heat loss through your front door, give you a bit of extra storage space and enhancing the appeal of the property to buyers when you need to sell it.

For all the latest regulations with regards to porches look here: Porches.

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