Porch Building March

March Porch Builders: If you don't want to invest a fortune but are still eager to improve the appearance of your property in March, one superb way is to add a porch extension. Building a porch can have a stunning effect on the look of your home, yet is one of the cheapest and least disruptive projects you can carry out. A porch will beautify the main entrance to your house, prevent some heat loss and give a good first impression to visitors.

You will need an established builder in March to help you with the planning and design or your porch. You can also get a wealth of information and inspiration for porches on the internet.

The first decision that you will have to make, if you opt to go with your porch is what materials to use for the windows, the roof, the walls, the door, the floor and the ceiling.

You should also think about furniture, decoration, the provision of electricity, storage possibilities and internal design.

Do I Require Planning Permission to Build a Porch? You probably won't need planning permission to build a porch on the front entrance to your home in March if: the exterior ground floor area of the porch is not over 3 square metres, no element of the porch is over 3 metres above ground level, no component of the porch is within 2m of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built, your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other type 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 March porch builder will no doubt help with this process. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations: Planning permission and building regulations are separate and one might be needed where the other is not. Building regulations approval shouldn't be needed if the porch construction is lower than 30 square metres and is at ground level, the external door remains in place and all disability access is maintained. Approval is always required for electrical installations and certain windows.

Porch Builder March

The Benefits: Adding a porch extension to your property in March could have certain benefits, these would be: enhancing the appeal of the property to buyers should you need to sell it, providing somewhere to leave muddy boots, stand umbrellas and hang coats, give you a bit more storage space, offering a place to park a bike, giving extra character to a previously plain doorway, preventing heat loss through your front door, raising the overall value of the house and more security.

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