Porch Building Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme Porch Builders: Adding a porch extension to your house in Newcastle-under-Lyme is one superb way of improving it without emptying your wallet. One of the cheapest and least disruptive home improvement projects that you can do, building a porch can be very effective. A porch can be both functional and attractive in that it improves the overall look of your property, saves heat and provides added storage.

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You'll need a qualified builder in Newcastle-under-Lyme to assist you with the design and planning or your porch. Although you should also check on the internet, where you'll find an abundance of inspirational and imaginative ideas for porches.

If you decide to go with a porch, one of the first things you will want to consider is what materials you're going to be using for the ceiling, the door, the floor, the roof, the walls and the windows.

In addition, you should be thinking about furnishings, electrical sockets, decoration, storage options and internal design.

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Do Porches Need Planning Permission? By and large, planning permission isn't necessary for a porch in Newcastle-under-Lyme so long as: the exterior floor area is not over 3m2, no part of the porch construction is within two metres from the property boundary on which it is being built or within 2m of any highway, your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building, no part of the porch construction is more than 3 metres above ground level.

You can always head down to your your local planning office for a chat if you are unclear whether you need planning permission or not. The quotation from your chosen Newcastle-under-Lyme porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office. If in doubt, check!

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Building Regulations: Most homeowners may not appreciate that building regulations approval is very different to planning permission. Building regulations approval should not be needed if the exterior door remains in place, the porch area is lower than 30m2 and on ground level and all current disability access is preserved. Building regulations approval is invariably required for electrical installations and certain windows.

What are the Benefits of a Porch? Having a porch extension on the main access to your home in Newcastle-under-Lyme can have numerous benefits, including: providing somewhere to stand wet brollys, hang coats and leave muddy boots, offering a place to park bicycles, boosting the value of your property, making your entrance more secure, enhancing the appeal of the property to potential buyers in the event you need to sell it, reducing heat loss through your front door, extra storage space and giving character to an otherwise plain doorway.

The present porch building regulations are available to view here: Porches.

Newcastle-under-Lyme porch building specialists will likely help with porch repairs in Newcastle-under-Lyme, porch building regulations advice, front porch ideas and designs, UPVC porches, front porches in Newcastle-under-Lyme, lean-to porches in Newcastle-under-Lyme, porch lighting and appliances in Newcastle-under-Lyme, porch heating in Newcastle-under-Lyme, porch columns, conservatories and porches, verandas and porches, porch windows and doors, sockets, porch roofing, glass porches, porch damp proofing, porch planning assistance, porch renovating, blockwork porches in Newcastle-under-Lyme, porch guttering, porch door hanging, insurance quotes in Newcastle-under-Lyme, porch building quotations in Newcastle-under-Lyme, porch entrances, porch flooring, porch conversions, porch awnings, porch planning permission advice in Newcastle-under-Lyme, porch extensions in Newcastle-under-Lyme and other porch related services in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.

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