Porch Building Margate

Margate Porch Builders: Adding a porch extension to your house in Margate is one good way of improving the look of it without spending a fortune. In fact building a porch is among the cheapest and least disruptive home improvement projects you can do. An eye-catching porch will make the main doorway to your house more appealing to buyers, will reduce heat loss through your front door, and give you a place to store those muddy shoes and wet brollys.

If you need some help with the planning and design of your proposed porch, a specialist builder in Margate ought to be able to help. You should also get some inspiration and imaginative ideas for your porch online, where there's a wealth of information.

The materials to be used for the roof, the ceiling, the windows, the door, the floor and the walls should be considered before pressing ahead with your porch construction.

More factors to think about include: electrics, internal design, decoration, furnishings and storage possibilities.

Is Planning Permission Required for a Porch? As the law stands at the time of writing you don't need planning permission to build a porch in Margate if your residence is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other type of building, no part of the porch is within two metres of any highway or 2m from the boundary of the property, no section of the porch is over 3 metres above ground level, the porch construction doesn't exceed a ground area of 3m2.

If you're unsure about whether you need planning permission, pop down to your local planning office. Your chosen Margate porch builder will most likely include this liason with the planning office in his quotation. To be on the safe side, you should always check.

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Building Regulations: You should bear in mind that planning permission and building regulations approval are 2 different things altogether. You won't need building regulations approval if the present exterior door is not removed, any current disability access is retained and the porch construction is under 30 square metres and is at ground level. All electrical installations and certain types of window will need approval.

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The Benefits: There are a number of benefits that having a porch brings, including: providing somewhere to stand wet umbrellas, hang coats and leave muddy boots, additional storage space, reducing heat loss through your front door, giving character to a currently plain doorway, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers in the event you need to put it on the market, offering somewhere to leave bicycles, increasing the overall value of the house and an extra deterrent to burglars.

Margate porch building specialists will likely help with blockwork porches, porch columns, porch planning assistance, porch canopy construction, brick porches, porch doors and windows, porch materials and supplies, porch flooring, porch planning permission assistance, porch awnings, cheap porch building, porch canopies, porch entrances, porch door fitting, front porch ideas and designs, porch building quotes and other porch related services in Margate, Kent.

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