Porch Building Torquay

Torquay Porch Builders: If you are looking for ways to enhance the appearance of your house in Torquay, a porch extension is a easy way to do it without clearing out your bank account. Of all the possible home extension projects, building a porch is one of the simplest and most cost-effective. Apart from preventing some heat loss and smartening up the main entrance to your property, a porch will also give a good first impression to visitors.

Any professional builder in Torquay, should be able to help you with designs and plans for porches. You will also get plenty of innovative and inspirational ideas for porches on the internet.

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

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

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Planning Permission - Is it Needed for Building a Porch? Generally speaking, planning permission is not necessary for a porch in Torquay so long as: no part of the construction is within 2m from the boundary of the property or within two metres of any road, no part of the porch is more than 3m above ground level, the porch does not exceed a ground area of three square metres, your residence is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building.

You can always head down to your your local planning office for a chat if you are unclear whether you need planning permission or not. The quote from your chosen Torquay porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

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Building Regulations: Most people might not appreciate that building regulations approval is very different to planning permission. Building regulations approval should not be needed if the porch is lower than 30m2 and on ground level, the present external door remains in place and all current disability access is maintained. Building regulations approval will definitely be needed for electrical installations in porches and certain types of window.

What are the Benefits? You may be interested to know a few of the benefits of a porch extension, these are: lowering heat loss through your front door, providing somewhere to stand damp umbrellas, hang coats and leave muddy shoes, an extra deterrent to burglars, extra storage space, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers if you ever need to sell it, offering somewhere to leave a bike, giving more character to a currently plain doorway and increasing the value of the house.

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If you can get a building firm that is associated with the Federation of Master Builders, then that is going to be an enormous advantage.

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