Porch Building Yate

Yate Porch Builders: Adding a porch extension to your house in Yate is one smart way of improving the look of it without emptying your wallet. Building a porch is one of the simplest and most affordable extension projects that you can do. Apart from saving some heat loss and smartening up the doorway to your property, a porch will also give a good first impression to buyers when you come to sell.

If you need some help with the design and planning of your proposed porch, an established builder in Yate ought to be able to help. Although you should also search online, where you will find a wealth of creative and inspirational ideas for porches.

Porches, of course, come in all shapes and sizes, so one of your initial decisions will be what materials to use for the door, the roof, the floor, the walls, the ceiling and the windows.

At this stage you might also think about storage options, decoration, furnishings, internal design and power sockets.

Is Planning Permission Needed for a Porch? At the time of writing this posting, you should not need to apply for planning permission for a porch in Yate if no part of the porch is over 3m above ground level, no element of the construction is within 2 metres of any road or 2m from the property boundary on which it is being built, your residence is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other type of building, the construction doesn't exceed a ground area of three square metres.

However, you should always double check your local planning office before proceeding. The estimate from your preferred Yate porch builder will most likely include this liason with the planning office. If in doubt, check!

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Building: You should not confuse building regulations with planning permission, since the two are entirely separate. Building regulations approval shouldn't be needed if any current disabled access is retained, the present exterior door stays in place and the porch area is less than 30m2 and is at ground level. All electrical installations and certain types of window will need approval.

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What are the Benefits of a Porch? You may be wondering what benefits can be gained by adding a porch extension, these include: giving more character to a previously plain entrance, offering somewhere to leave a bicycle, providing somewhere to stand wet umbrellas, leave muddy shoes and hang coats, enhancing the property's appeal to prospective buyers if you ever need to sell it, reducing heat loss through your front door, boosting the value of the house, additional storage space and making your access more secure.

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

Yate porch building specialists can usually help you with verandas and porches, porch columns, porch conversions, blockwork porches, porch damp proofing, inexpensive porches, porch canopy building, UPVC porches, front porch ideas and designs, porch tiling, glass porches, electrics, porch planning permission assistance, storm porches, porch windows and doors, insurance quotes and other porch related services in Yate, Gloucestershire.

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