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Reigate Porch Builders: When you are looking at ways to enhance the appearance of your house in Reigate, but don't want to break the bank, a porch extension is an option you may want to consider. In fact building a porch is among the simplest and cheapest home improvement projects you can carry out. It is said that first impressions are important and a porch will help to give visitors to your house a good first impression.

To help you with the planning and design of your porch, you will need to consult with a competent builder in Reigate. You could also get some innovative ideas and inspiration for your porch online, where there's a wealth of information.

Before any building work begins on your porch you have to consider your preferred materials for the ceiling, the windows, the floor, the roof, the door and the walls.

Other elements to think about are internal design, storage, furniture, power sockets and decoration.

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Planning Permission - Is it Needed for Building a Porch? Generally, planning permission is not necessary for a porch in Reigate provided that: your property is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building, no part of the porch is over 3m above ground level, the construction doesn't exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no element of the porch construction is within two metres of any road or 2m from the property boundary on which it is being built.

If you're uncertain about whether or not you need planning permission, head down to your local planning office. See if your preferred Reigate porch builder will come along with you. Be sure, and check!

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Building Regulations: Planning permission and building regulations are separate entities and one could be needed where the other is not. You won't need building regulations approval if the porch area is lower than 30m2 and on ground level, all disabled access is maintained and the present exterior door is not taken out. Building regulations approval will definitely be needed for electrical installations in porches and certain kinds of window.

The Benefits of a Porch Extension: Putting in a porch extension can have certain benefits, including: reducing heat loss through your front door, raising the overall value of the property, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy boots and stand wet brollys, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers in the event you need to sell, offering a place to leave bicycles, give you a bit more storage space, making your front door more secure and giving character to a currently plain doorstep.

For the current regulations on porches look here: Porches.

Reigate porch building specialists can generally help with porch guttering, porch planning advice, blockwork porches in Reigate, porch canopy construction in Reigate, insurance quotations, porch entrances, porch doors, UPVC porches, porch roofing, porch heating, porch doors and windows, brickwork porches, porch lighting in Reigate, porch columns, porch conversions, porch planning and design, front porch designs and ideas, wood porches in Reigate, economical porches, cheap porch installation, porch building quotes in Reigate, porch planning permission guidance in Reigate, porch extensions, porch repairs, porch building regulations advice, porch canopies in Reigate, porch awnings in Reigate, storm porches in Reigate, house porches in Reigate and other porch related services in Reigate, Surrey.

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