Porch Extensions Whickham

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Whickham Porch Extensions (NE16): When you are thinking about ways to improve the look of your home in Whickham, but don't want to spend a fortune, a porch extension is an option you might want to consider. Among the most cost-effective and simplest of all the extension projects, building a porch can also be one of the most beneficial. An eye-catching porch will make the entrance to your property more appealing to buyers, will minimize heat loss through your front door, and give you a place to store those shoes and brollys.

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For the planning and design of porches it is best to consult with a general builder in Whickham. More creative ideas and inspiration can be found by looking on the internet, where the possibilities are endless.

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

At this point you might also think about furniture, internal design, electrical sockets, decoration and storage.

Do I Need Planning Permission to Build a Porch? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your property in Whickham, you shouldn't need planning permission if: the exterior ground floor area is not over 3 square metres, no portion of the porch construction is more than 3 metres above ground level, no portion of the porch construction is within 2m of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property, your property is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other type of building.

It is always better to have a chat with your local planning office before pressing ahead with your porch. Your preferred Whickham porch builder will be happy to help you with this procedure. To be certain, always check!

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Building Regulations Relating to Porches: You should keep in mind that building regulations and planning permission are 2 different things. Where porches are involved you WILL need building regulations approval unless the present external door remains in place, the porch is lower than 30m2 and on ground level and any disabled access is preserved. Certain types of window and all electrical installations in porches will require building regulations approval.

What are the Benefits of a Porch Extension? There are a surprising number of benefits that having a porch brings, including: minimizing heat loss through your front door, give you a bit of extra storage space, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers if you need to put it on the market, giving character to a currently plain entrance, an extra deterrent to burglars, providing somewhere to hang coats, leave muddy boots and stand damp brollys, offering somewhere to park bicycles and boosting the overall value of your property.

Porch extensions can be undertaken in Whickham and also in nearby places like: Fenham, Swalwell, Gateshead, Dunston Hill, Team Valley, Axwell Park, Street Gate, Shalwell, Winlayton, Throckley, Bladen, Elswick, Greenside, Newcastle, Lemington, Sunniside, and in these postcodes NE16 3JR, NE16 4AH, NE16 4JB, NE16 3JU, NE16 4EU, NE16 4AZ, NE16 4QD, NE16 4QS, NE16 4RD, NE16 4RF. Locally based Whickham porch installers will most likely have the postcode NE16 and the phone code 0191.

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Whickham porch building specialists will likely help with electrical sockets in Whickham, porch damp proofing, UPVC porches, front porch designs and ideas, porch canopies in Whickham, porch planning guidance in Whickham, porch repairs, porches and conservatories, porch building quotations, porch planning permission assistance, porch door fitting, brickwork porches, porch materials and supplies, porch windows and doors in Whickham, porch columns, porch doors, porch heating in Whickham, blockwork porches, porch building regulations advice, affordable porches, porch awnings, porch conversions and other porch related services in Whickham, Tyne and Wear.

If possible aim to use a builder who is a member of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

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Around Whickham

Porch extension specialists were recently carrying out work the following Whickham areas: Thornhaugh Avenue, Hillhead Lane, Laburnum Grove, Lindale Avenue, The Cedars, Thatcher Close, Regency Drive, Gateshead Road, Sandygate Mews, Pennyfine Road, Calder Walk, Callaley Avenue, Sunniside Road, Neill Drive, Wansbeck Close, The Foxhills, Chestnut Avenue, Consett Road, Longwood Close, Fairfield Avenue, Bowes Close, Plenmeller Place, Mayfield, Windsor Close, Woodmans Way, Schoolhouse Lane, Catchside Close, Birkland Lane, Catton Grove, and in properties with these postcodes: NE16 3JR, NE16 4AH, NE16 4JB, NE16 3JU, NE16 4EU, NE16 4AZ, NE16 4QD, NE16 4QS, NE16 4RD, NE16 4RF.

Porch specialists in NE16 area, (dialling code 0191).

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