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Loughton Porch Builders: If you are looking for ways to enhance the appearance of your property in Loughton, a porch extension is a splendid way to do it that doesn't break the bank. Of all the possible home extension projects, building a porch is one of the easiest and most economical. Apart from preventing some heat loss and sprucing up the doorway to your house, a porch also gives a good first impression to buyers when you come to sell.

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To help you with the planning and design of your porch, you'll need to talk to a general builder in Loughton. There is also so much information on the internet that it would be an error not to go there for some imaginative ideas and inspiration.

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

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

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Planning Permission - Is it Needed for Building a Porch? As the law stands at the time of writing you shouldn't require planning permission to build a porch in Loughton if no portion of the porch is more than 3 metres above ground level, no part of the porch is within two metres from the boundary of the property or within 2m of any road, your residence is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building, the external ground floor area of the construction isn't over three square metres.

Your local planning office is the place to head for if you are at all uncertain about the need for planning permission. The quote from your preferred Loughton porch builder will most likely include this liason with the planning office. To be on the safe side, you should always check.

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Building Regulations: Never forget that planning permission is different to building regulations. When the porch area is below 30m2 and on ground level, all current disability access is preserved and the existing external door remains in place, building regulations approval shouldn't be needed. All electrical installations and certain types of windows in porches will be needing building regulations approval.

The Benefits: There are a surprising number of benefits that having a porch brings, including: giving more character to a currently plain doorstep, an extra deterrent to burglars, extra storage space, providing somewhere to leave muddy shoes, hang coats and stand brollys, offering somewhere to leave bicycles, lessening heat loss through your front door, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers if you ever need to sell it and raising the overall value of your house.

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

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