Porch Extensions Margate

Margate Porch and Canopy Construction

Margate Porch Extensions (CT9): If you would like to enhance the look of your home in Margate, but don't have a lot of money to spare for the project, a porch extension could be a great option. Of all the possible home extensions, building a porch is one of the most cost-effective and least disruptive. Apart from saving heat loss and smartening up the main doorway to your home, a porch also gives a good first impression to buyers when you come to sell.

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For the design and planning of a porch it is best to consult with an established builder in Margate. You can also get a wealth of information and imaginative ideas for porches online.

Porch Extensions Margate

One of the first things that you'll need to consider if you choose to take the plunge and build a porch is what materials you'd prefer to use for the ceiling, the roof, the walls, the door, the windows and the floor.

You should also be thinking about power sockets, furnishings, storage possibilities, internal design and decoration at this stage.

Do I Need Planning Permission to Build a Porch? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your home in Margate, you should not need planning permission if: your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other form of building, the construction does not exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no element of the construction is within two metres of any highway or 2 metres from the boundary of the property, no section of the porch is over 3 metres above ground level.

If you are uncertain, your local planning office is the place to go for a chat about your porch construction. Your preferred Margate porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office in his quote. If in doubt, check!

Margate Porch Building (CT9)

Building Regulations: You should remember that building regulations and planning permission are two different things. If your project means that any current disability access is retained, the porch area is less than 30 square metres and is at ground level and the existing exterior door is not taken out, you should not need building regulations approval. You'll need to get building regulations approval for electrical installations and certain types of window in porches.

The Benefits of a Porch Extension: The main benefits of a porch extension are: extra storage space, making your entrance more secure, offering somewhere to park bicycles, preventing heat loss through your front door, boosting the value of the property, giving character to a currently plain entrance, enhancing the property's appeal to potential buyers in the event you need to put it on the market and providing somewhere to hang coats, stand wet umbrellas and leave muddy boots.

Porch extensions can be carried out in Margate and also nearby in: Haine, Manston, Northdown, Cliftonville, Kingsgate, Birchington, St Lawrence, Garlinge, Northwood, Westgate-on-Sea, Reading Street, St Peters, Broadstairs, Woodchurch, Westwood, Monkton, and in these postcodes CT9 1LX, CT8 8DU, CT9 1AP, CT9 1EY, CT9 1DJ, CT9 1DN, CT8 8TJ, CT9 1LH, CT9 1PL, CT10 2RA. Local Margate porch installers will probably have the telephone code 01843 and the postcode CT9.

Overdoor/Porch Canopies Margate

If you do not want to install a fully enclosed porch, but would still like to cover the front entrance to your house in Margate, the solution will probably be an overdoor or porch canopy. With a lightweight overdoor porch canopy you can both create an elegant entrance that will improve the appearance of your home, and simultaneously shelter your front door from the worst of the Margate weather. Offered in a wide variety of styles, shapes and materials, porch canopies can be made to complement the design features of pretty much any home in Margate. Generally speaking, the hipped canopy, the A-frame porch canopy, the mono-pitch canopy and the flat roof canopy, are among the most commonplace types of overdoor canopy you will see.

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Near Margate

Also find: Woodchurch porch extensions, Northwood porch extensions, Kingsgate porch extensions, Northdown porch extensions, Reading Street porch extensions, Cliftonville porch extensions, Westwood porch extensions, Birchington porch extensions, Garlinge porch extensions, Monkton porch extensions, St Lawrence porch extensions, Broadstairs porch extensions, St Peters porch extensions, Haine porch extensions, Manston porch extensions, Westgate-on-Sea porch builders and more.

Always stick with building companies who are fully fledged members of the FMB (Federation of Master Builders).

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Around Margate

Recently, homeowners in these Margate streets have asked about porch extensions: Cambridge Terrace, Arnold Road, Booth Place, Sarah Gardens, The Ridgeway, Addington Road, St Francis Close, Clarendon Road, Buckingham Road, Caroline Square, Broad Street, Springfield Road, Swinford Gardens, Clifton Gardens, Addington Square, Shottendane Road, Clifton Street, Craven Close, Thanet Road, Dane Gardens, Turnden Gardens, Alfred Road, Airedale Close, Clifton Place, Drapers Close, Caxton Road, Alicia Avenue, Cranbrook Close, and in these postcodes CT9 1LX, CT8 8DU, CT9 1AP, CT9 1EY, CT9 1DJ, CT9 1DN, CT8 8TJ, CT9 1LH, CT9 1PL, CT10 2RA.

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