Porch Building Worthing

Worthing Porch Builders: If you don't want to break the bank but are still keen to improve the appearance of your home in Worthing, one superb way is to put up a porch extension. In fact building a porch is among the most affordable and easiest home improvement projects you can do. Everyone says that first impressions are important and a porch can certainly help to give visitors to your home a good first impression.

The best person to speak with about the design and planning or a porch is a competent builder in Worthing. You will also get plenty of inspirational and imaginative ideas for porches on the internet.

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

You should also be thinking about electrical sockets, decoration, furnishings, internal design and storage possibilities at this stage.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In general, planning permission is not needed for a porch in Worthing so long as: no portion of the porch is within two metres of any highway or two metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built, your residence is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, no section of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level, the exterior ground floor area of the construction is not more than three square metres.

It is generally advisable to pop along to your local planning office before proceeding with your porch. Your chosen Worthing porch builder should be happy to liase with the planning office. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations: Whether or not planning permission is required, you may still need building regulations approval. You won't need building regulations approval if the porch is under 30 square metres and is at ground level, any disabled access is maintained and the existing external door remains in place. All electrical installations and certain types of windows in porches will be needing building regulations approval.

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The Benefits of a Porch: The chief benefits of a porch extension are: reducing heat loss through your front door, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers should you need to sell it, providing somewhere to leave muddy shoes, hang coats and stand damp brollys, giving more character to an otherwise plain entrance, extra storage space, boosting the overall value of your property, offering a place to leave bicycles and more security.

Worthing porch building specialists can usually help you with porch canopy installation, storm porches, low-priced porches, porch conversions, sockets, blockwork porches, front porch designs and ideas, porch windows and doors, porches and verandas, insurance quotes, lean-to porches, porch heating, porch door installation, porch entrances, porch awnings, oak porches and other porch related services in Worthing, West Sussex.

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