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Reading Porch Builders: One terrific way to enhance the appearance of your house in Reading without emptying your wallet is to add a porch extension. Building a porch can have an amazing effect on the look of your home, while being one of the most cost-effective and simplest projects you can undertake. A porch can save you a fair bit of heat loss through your front door as well as give a good first impression to visitors by sprucing up your front entrance.

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For the design and planning of a porch it is best to talk to a competent builder in Reading. There is also so much information online that it would be a mistake not to go there for some inspiration and imaginative ideas.

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

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

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Do Porches Need Planning Permission? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your house in Reading, you should not need planning permission if: your property is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building, no portion of the construction is within 2 metres of any highway or 2m from the boundary of the property, the exterior ground floor area isn't over 3m2, no component of the porch construction is over 3m above ground level.

However, you should always double check your local planning office before proceeding. Your chosen Reading porch builder will be glad to help you with this process. Be sure, and check!

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Building Regulations: You should bear in mind that planning permission and building regulations are 2 different things. Where porches are involved you WILL need to get building regulations approval unless the existing external door is not removed, the porch area is below 30m2 and on ground level and all current disabled access is preserved. You will have to get approval for electrical installations and certain kinds of window in porches.

The Benefits of a Porch: Adding a porch extension to your home in Reading can have certain benefits, these would be: offering a place to leave a bike, decreasing heat loss through your front door, providing somewhere to leave muddy boots, hang coats and stand wet brollys, extra storage space, raising the value of the house, giving extra character to a previously plain doorstep, enhancing the property's appeal to prospective buyers if you ever need to sell it and more security.

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