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Stirling Porch Builders: When you're thinking about ways to enhance the appearance of your house in Stirling, but don't want to spend a fortune, a porch extension is an option you might want to consider. As home extension projects go, building a porch can certainly be one of the most beneficial, while at the same time being among the cheapest and easiest. A porch can save you a considerable amount 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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Any professional builder in Stirling, should be able to help you with designs and plans for a porch. You can also get a wealth of information and innovative ideas for porches online.

Porches, of course, come in all shapes and styles, so one of your earliest decisions will be what materials to use for the door, the roof, the walls, the floor, the ceiling and the windows.

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

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Is Planning Permission Necessary for a Porch? You might not need planning permission to build a porch on your property in Stirling if the following conditions are met: no part of the porch is within two metres from the property boundary on which it is being built or within 2 metres of any highway, the porch construction doesn't exceed a ground area of three square metres, your dwelling is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, no element of the porch construction is over three metres above ground level.

You can always head down to your your local planning office for a chat if you're uncertain whether or not you need planning permission. Your preferred Stirling porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office in his estimate. If in doubt, check!

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Building Regulations: Building regulations approval is of course different to planning permission. If your project means that all disabled access is preserved, the porch construction is lower than 30 square metres and is at ground level and the exterior door remains in place, you will not need building regulations approval. Building regulations approval is invariably needed for electrical installations and certain windows.

The Benefits: Putting in a porch can have certain benefits, including: offering a place to leave bicycles, giving character to a currently plain doorway, boosting the value of the house, preventing heat loss through your front door, an extra deterrent to burglars, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy boots and stand damp brollys, additional storage space and enhancing the property's appeal to buyers if you ever need to sell it.

For all the latest regulations regarding porch construction look here: Porches.

Stirling porch building specialists can normally help you with front porches, porch columns in Stirling, UPVC porches in Stirling, porch waterproofing in Stirling, porch repairs, blockwork porches, aluminium porches in Stirling, porch building quotes, porch windows and doors, verandas and porches, porch heating, porch renovation in Stirling, timber porches, cheap porch building, porch door hanging, porches and conservatories, glass porches in Stirling, porch flooring, lean-to porches, porch guttering, low-cost porches in Stirling, porch planning and design, porch extensions, porch planning advice in Stirling, porch supplies and materials, insurance estimates in Stirling, porch canopies, porch building regulations assistance, porch awnings and other porch related services in Stirling, Scotland.

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