Porch Building Hereford

Hereford Porch Builders: If you are looking for a way to improve the look of your house in Hereford that doesn't break the bank, you might consider putting up a porch extension. Of all the possible home extensions, building a porch is one of the most cost-effective and simplest. Apart from smartening up the main entrance to your house, a porch has the added benefit of saving you heat loss.

You will need a specialist builder in Hereford to help you with the planning and design or your porch. If you need more inspiration and imaginative ideas, try looking on the internet.

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

Additionally you should be thinking about furnishings, storage options, internal design, electrics and decoration.

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Do Porches Need Planning Permission? You most likely won't need planning permission to build a porch on the front entrance to your property in Hereford if: the external floor area isn't over 3m2, no section of the porch is over 3 metres above ground level, no part of the porch is within 2m of any road or two metres from the boundary of the property, your dwelling is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building.

You can always pop along to your your local planning office for a chat if you are unclear whether you need planning permission or not. Your preferred Hereford porch builder will probably include this liason with the planning office in his quote. Always check and double check where planning permission is involved.

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Building Regulations: Building regulations approval is of course an altogether different thing to planning permission. You should not need building regulations approval if the following is true: any current disabled access is maintained, the present external door stays in place and the porch is lower than 30m2 and is at ground level. Building regulations approval is invariably needed for electrical installations and certain windows.

Porches - The Benefits: There are certain benefits to be gained by adding a porch, including: offering somewhere to leave bicycles, providing somewhere to hang coats, stand damp umbrellas and leave muddy shoes, raising the value of the property, making your doorway more secure, give you a bit of extra storage space, giving character to a currently plain doorstep, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers if you ever need to sell and preventing heat loss through your front door.

To view the newest porch regulations visit this official webpage: Porches.

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