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Newtownards Porch Builders: If you're interested in a way to improve the look of your home in Newtownards without breaking the bank, you could think about adding a porch extension. Building a porch can have an amazing effect on the look of your home, yet is one of the simplest and most cost-effective projects you can carry out. They say first impressions are important and a porch will help to give visitors to your home a good first impression.

You'll need an experienced builder in Newtownards to assist you with the planning and design or your porch. Although you should also check online, where you will find a wealth of inspirational and creative ideas for porches.

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

It would also be a good idea to think about internal design, furnishings, decoration, electric sockets and storage at this point.

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? You most likely won't need planning permission to build a porch on the front entrance to your home in Newtownards if: your dwelling is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other form of building, the external ground floor area of the porch isn't over 3 square metres, no part of the construction is within two metres of any road or two metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built, no component of the porch construction is over 3m above ground level.

Before proceeding with your porch construction, it is always advisable to shoot down to your local planning office. Your preferred Newtownards porch builder should be happy to liase with the planning office. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

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Building Regulations: Building regulations approval is of course an altogether different thing to planning permission. When the porch area is lower than 30m2 and at ground level, the present external door remains in place and any disability access is retained, building regulations approval shouldn't be needed. All electrical installations and certain types of windows in porches will need building regulations approval.

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What are the Benefits of a Porch? You may be interested to know about some of the benefits of a porch, these are: an extra deterrent to burglars, providing somewhere to hang coats, stand wet umbrellas and leave muddy boots, lowering heat loss through your front door, giving character to a previously plain doorstep, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers when you need to sell it, raising the value of the house, offering a place to park bicycles and additional storage space.

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