Porch Building Walton-on-Thames

Walton-on-Thames Porch Builders: When you are thinking about ways to enhance the appearance of your home in Walton-on-Thames, 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 effective, whilst at the same time being among the easiest and most affordable. Apart from smartening up the main doorway to your home, a porch has the added benefit of helping you save heat loss.

The best person to talk to regarding the design and planning or a porch is a general builder in Walton-on-Thames. There's also such a lot of useful information online that it would be a mistake not to go there for some inspiration and innovative ideas.

If you choose to start the ball rolling and build a porch, you will first need to consider your preferred materials for the windows, the walls, the floor, the roof, the door and the ceiling.

Additionally you should be thinking about the provision of electricity, internal design, furnishings, decoration and storage possibilities.

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Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? You might not need planning permission to build a porch on your home in Walton-on-Thames if the following conditions are adhered to: no element of the construction is within 2m of any road or two metres from the boundary of the property, your dwelling is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building, the porch construction doesn't exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no element of the porch construction is more than three metres above ground level.

Your local planning office is the place to head if you are in any way unsure about the need for planning permission. See if your preferred Walton-on-Thames porch builder will come along with you. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

Porch Building Walton-on-Thames

Building Regulations: You must not confuse planning permission with building regulations approval, since the two are completely separate. You shouldn't need building regulations approval if the following is true: the present exterior door stays in place, all disability access is retained and the porch construction is below 30m2 and on ground level. Approval is always needed for certain windows and all electrical installations.

Porches - The Benefits: You might be interested to learn some of the benefits of a porch, these are: giving more character to a currently plain entrance, decreasing heat loss through your front door, an extra deterrent to burglars, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers when you need to sell, give you a little bit more storage space, offering somewhere to park a bike, providing somewhere to leave muddy shoes, stand wet brollys and hang coats and raising the overall value of the property.

To view the newest porch building regulations visit this official webpage: Porches.

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If it is possible to get a builder who is a signed up member of the FMB (Federation of Master Builders), then that is going to be a great benefit.

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