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Maldon Porch Builders: Adding a porch extension to your home in Maldon is one superb way of improving it without clearing out your bank account. Building a porch is one of the easiest and most cost-effective home extensions that you can do. Apart from beautifying the main doorway to your home, a porch has the added benefit of preventing heat loss.

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It would be a wise idea to consult with a professional builder in Maldon regarding the planning and design of your proposed porch. For yet more inspirational and innovative ideas you should do a search for porches on the internet.

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

You should also think about decoration, furniture, storage possibilities, electrical sockets and internal design.

Planning Permission - Is it Needed for a Porch? You probably won't need planning permission to build a porch on the front entrance to your property in Maldon if: no element of the porch construction is within two metres from the boundary of the property or within two metres of any road, no element of the porch construction is over 3m above ground level, the external ground floor area of the construction isn't more than 3 square metres, your dwelling is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building.

It is generally advisable to pop along to your local planning office before pressing ahead with your porch. Your preferred Maldon porch builder should be glad to liase with the planning office. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

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Building Regulations: The layman may not realise that building regulations approval is completely different to planning permission. You shouldn't need building regulations approval if the following are true: any current disabled access is preserved, the present external door is not taken out and the porch construction is lower than 30m2 and on ground level. Electrical installations and certain types of window will need approval.

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Porches - The Benefits: You may be curious to learn some of the benefits of a porch extension, these are: boosting the value of the property, reducing heat loss through your front door, an extra deterrent to burglars, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy boots and stand umbrellas, enhancing the appeal of the property to potential buyers when you need to put it on the market, additional storage space, giving extra character to a previously plain doorway and offering a place to park bicycles.

For the current regulations on the construction of porches take a look here: Porches.

Maldon porch building specialists can normally help with porch windows and doors, house porches, wood porches, porch extensions, porch flooring, storm porches, porch entrances, lean-to porches, conservatories and porches, door canopies, porch planning permission assistance, porch heating, porch awnings, porch columns, insurance quotes, low-cost porches and other porch related services in Maldon, Essex.

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