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Horley Porch Builders: Adding a porch extension to your property in Horley is one great way of improving it without emptying your bank account. In fact building a porch is among the most economical and easiest home improvement projects you can carry out. Apart from saving some heat loss and smartening up the doorway to your house, a porch will also give a good first impression to buyers when you come to sell.

The best person to talk to regarding the design and planning or a porch is an experienced builder in Horley. You should also get some inspiration and innovative ideas for your porch online, where you'll find a wealth of information.

One of the first details that you'll need to consider if you decide to bite the bullet and build a porch is what materials you'd prefer to use for the floor, the ceiling, the windows, the walls, the door and the roof.

More things to think about include: electric sockets, furniture, internal design, decoration and storage.

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Is Planning Permission Required for a Porch? You might not need planning permission to build a porch on your house in Horley if the following conditions are met: no element of the porch construction is more than 3 metres above ground level, no part of the construction is within two metres from the boundary of the property or within two metres of any highway, the exterior floor area isn't over 3 square metres, your property is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building.

Before proceeding with your porch construction, it is always better to have a chat with your local planning office. Your chosen Horley porch builder will no doubt help with this process. Be sure, and check!

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Building Regulations: Whether or not planning permission is required, you could still need building regulations approval. When the porch construction is under 30m2 and on ground level, all disabled access is maintained and the existing external door is not taken out, building regulations approval won't be needed. Building regulations approval will definitely be required for electrical installations in porches and certain types of window.

What are the Benefits? You might be curious to know about a few of the benefits of a porch, these are: more security, raising the overall value of your property, giving extra character to a previously plain doorway, additional storage space, cutting down heat loss through your front door, providing somewhere to stand brollys, leave muddy shoes and hang coats, enhancing the property's appeal to prospective buyers in the event you need to sell it and offering a place to leave a bicycle.

For all the latest building regulations regarding porches look here: Porches.

Horley porch building specialists can generally help you with UPVC porches, porch planning permission advice, front porch ideas and designs, porch waterproofing, verandas and porches, porch planning and design, porch extensions, door canopies, porch renovation, porch planning assistance in Horley, porch heating, porches and conservatories in Horley, porch roofing in Horley, porch columns in Horley, porch windows and doors, porch doors in Horley, porch building regulations advice, glass porches in Horley, porch conversions, wood porches in Horley, porch door installation, house porches, aluminium porches, porch supplies and materials, porch guttering, porch building quotations, porch awnings, porch flooring, economical porches in Horley and other porch related services in Horley, Surrey.

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You should stick with building contractors who are members of the FMB (Federation of Master Builders).

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