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Tilehurst Porch Builders: When you're looking at ways to enhance the look of your property in Tilehurst, but don't want to spend a fortune, a porch extension is something you may want to consider. Among the most affordable and easiest of all the extension projects, building a porch can also be one of the most effective. A porch can prevent quite a bit of heat loss through your existing front door as well as give a good first impression to visitors by sprucing up your main entrance.

Any professional builder in Tilehurst, should be able to help you with ideas, designs and plans for a porch. You should also get some creative ideas and inspiration for your porch online, where you will find a wealth of information.

If you decide to proceed 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 ceiling, the floor, the windows, the roof, the walls and the door.

It would also be a good idea to think about decoration, furnishings, internal design, storage and the provision of electricity at this point.

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Do Porches Need Planning Permission? You may not need planning permission to build a porch on your property in Tilehurst if the following conditions are met: no element of the construction is within 2 metres of any highway or 2m from the boundary of the property on which it is being built, your residence is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, no section of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level, the porch construction doesn't exceed a ground area of three square metres.

However, you should certainly double check your local planning office before proceeding. The quotation from your chosen Tilehurst porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office. Always check and double check where planning permission is involved.

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Building Regulations: Planning permission and building regulations are separate entities and one may be needed where the other is not. If your project means that any current disability access is maintained, the porch construction is lower than 30m2 and at ground level and the existing exterior door stays in place, you should not need building regulations approval. Building regulations approval will be needed for electrical installations in porches and certain types of window.

What are the Benefits? Adding a porch can have various benefits, including: extra storage space, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers if you need to put it on the market, giving character to an otherwise plain entrance, more security, boosting the value of the house, providing somewhere to stand wet brollys, hang coats and leave muddy shoes, lowering heat loss through your front door and offering a place to park a bicycle.

The latest porch building regulations are available to view here: Porches.

Tilehurst porch building specialists can normally help you with porch building estimates, porch awnings in Tilehurst, porch entrances in Tilehurst, front porches in Tilehurst, porch heating in Tilehurst, porch tiling, lean-to porches, aluminium porches, porch planning permission assistance, front porch ideas and designs, cheap porch building, oak porches, porches and verandas in Tilehurst, porch door fitting, porch flooring, porch planning guidance, porch lighting and appliances, glass porches in Tilehurst, inexpensive porches in Tilehurst, brick porches, porch damp proofing, porch doors in Tilehurst, blockwork porches, porch windows and doors, house porches in Tilehurst, porches and conservatories, porch renovations, porch design and planning in Tilehurst, porch canopies and other porch related services in Tilehurst, Berkshire.

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If you're able to get a building company that is affiliated with the FMB (Federation of Master Builders), that would be a big advantage.

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