Porch Extensions Potters Bar

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Potters Bar Porch Extensions (EN6): Adding a porch extension to your property in Potters Bar is one terrific way of improving the look of it without clearing out your bank account. Building a porch is one of the most affordable and simplest home extension projects you can do. An attractive porch will make the entrance to your house more appealing to buyers, will save you some heat loss through your front door, and give you some storage for those wet shoes and umbrellas.

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It would be a good idea to talk to a competent builder in Potters Bar with regards to the design and planning of your proposed porch. You'll also get lots of innovative and inspirational ideas for porches on the internet.

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

It would be as well to also think about internal design, furnishings, electric sockets, decoration and storage possibilities.

Is Planning Permission Needed for a Porch? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your home in Potters Bar, you should not need planning permission if: the construction does not exceed a ground area of 3m2, no section of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level, no component of the construction is within 2m of any highway or 2m from the property boundary on which it is being built, your dwelling is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other type of building.

However, you should certainly check with your local planning office before proceeding. The estimate from your preferred Potters Bar porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office. To be safe rather than sorry, check!

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Construction: You must not confuse planning permission with building regulations approval, because the two are completely separate. When the porch area is under 30 square metres and is at ground level, all disabled access is retained and the existing exterior door is not taken out, building regulations approval shouldn't be required. You will have to get building regulations approval for electrical installations and certain types of window in porches.

The Benefits of a Porch: There are a surprising number of benefits that having a porch brings, including: enhancing the property's appeal to potential buyers when you need to sell, offering a place to park a bicycle, making your doorway more secure, giving extra character to a previously plain entrance, boosting the overall value of the house, reducing heat loss through your front door, providing somewhere to leave muddy boots, hang coats and stand damp brollys and give you a bit more storage space.

Porch extensions can be undertaken in Potters Bar and also in nearby places like: Cuffley, South Mimms, Gordon Hill, Northaw, Brookmans Park, Hadley Wood, Kitts End, New Barnet, Ganwick Corner, Cockfosters, Water End, Bentley Heath, High Barnet, Monken Hadley, and in these postcodes EN6 1NX, EN6 1QH, EN6 1DT, EN6 1AA, EN6 1RF, EN6 1BZ, EN5 4BF, EN6 1SG, EN6 1JE, EN6 1QA. Locally based Potters Bar porch installers will most likely have the postcode EN6 and the telephone code 01707.

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You should stick with building firms who are affiliated with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

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Just recently, householders in these Potters Bar locations have asked about porch extensions: Byng Drive, The Shrublands, Bearwood Close, Station Road, St Giles Avenue, Thaynesfield, Brookside, Burleigh Way, Bowmans Close, Theobalds Road, Brooklands Gardens, Bridgefoot Lane, Cambridge Drive, Daleside Drive, Sutherland Avenue, Swanley Crescent, Coopers Road, Ashwood Road, Dialmead, Barnet Road, Albemarle Avenue, Chauncy Avenue, Carpenter Way, The Driveway, Temple Court, and in these postcodes EN6 1NX, EN6 1QH, EN6 1DT, EN6 1AA, EN6 1RF, EN6 1BZ, EN5 4BF, EN6 1SG, EN6 1JE, EN6 1QA.

Porch specialists in EN6 area, (dialling code 01707).

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