Porch Extensions Dundee

Dundee Porch and Canopy Construction

Dundee Porch Extensions (DD1): If you would like to enhance the appearance of your house in Dundee, but don't have a lot of cash to invest in the project, a porch extension could be a good option. In fact building a porch is among the simplest and cost-effective home improvement projects you can do. An elegant porch will make the entrance to your property more appealing, will save you some heat loss through your front door, and give you a place to store those muddy shoes and wet brollys.

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The best person to consult with about the planning and design for a porch is an experienced builder in Dundee. You will also get plenty of inspirational and innovative ideas for porches on the internet.

Dundee Porch Extensions

One of the first things that you will need to consider if you choose to start the ball rolling and build a porch is what materials you'd prefer to use for the floor, the roof, the windows, the door, the ceiling and the walls.

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

Planning Permission - Is it Needed for Building a Porch? You might not need planning permission to build a porch on your home in Dundee if the following conditions are adhered to: no portion of the porch is within two metres from the boundary of the property or within 2 metres of any highway, no element of the porch is over three metres above ground level, your dwelling is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building, the exterior ground floor area of the construction is not more than 3m2.

It's always a good idea to shoot down to your local planning office before proceeding with your porch. Your preferred Dundee porch builder will probably include this liason with the planning office in his quote. Always check and double check where planning permission is involved.

Porch Building Dundee Scotland (DD1)

Building Regulations Relating to Porch Building: Whether planning permission is required or not, you could still need building regulations approval. You should not need building regulations approval if the following are true: the porch is lower than 30m2 and is at ground level, any current disabled access is maintained and the existing external door is not removed. You'll need to get building regulations approval for all electrical installations and certain kinds of window in porches.

What are the Benefits of a Porch Extension? Adding a porch extension to your property in Dundee can have certain benefits, these would be: extra storage space, reducing heat loss through your front door, giving more character to an otherwise plain doorstep, providing somewhere to stand wet umbrellas, hang coats and leave muddy shoes, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers when you need to sell it, raising the overall value of the house, an extra deterrent to burglars and offering a place to leave bicycles.

Porch extensions can be undertaken in Dundee and also in nearby places like: Monifieth, Trottick, West Ferry, Baldovan, Birkhill, Barnhill, Baldovie, Invergowrie, Craigie, Ballumbie, Bridgefoot, Longforgan, Downfield, Marketgait, Broughty Ferry, Kingoodie, and in these postcodes DD1 1RG, DD1 1JQ, DD1 1SB, DD1 2HQ, DD1 1TD, DD1 1EF, DD1 2HR, DD1 2AT, DD1 2EX, DD1 2EN. Local Dundee porch installers will probably have the postcode DD1 and the dialling code 01382.

For the latest regulations on porch building look here: Porches.

Porch/Overdoor Canopies Dundee

A porch or overdoor canopy is the best answer for you if you wish to cover the front entrance to your home in Dundee, but don't want to build a completely enclosed porch. With the installation of a lightweight overdoor porch canopy you can both put in place an elegant entrance that will improve the appearance of your house, and simultaneously protect your doorway from the worst that the Dundee weather can throw at it. Obtainable in a wide range of shapes and styles, porch canopies can be made to coordinate with the main design features of just about any home in Dundee. Generally speaking, the flat roof door canopy, the mono-pitch canopy, the hipped canopy and the A-frame canopy, are among the most commonly used styles of door canopy that you will see.

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Dundee porch building specialists can generally help you with porch planning guidance in Dundee, porch repairs, porch building regulations advice, porch remodelling, porch extensions in Dundee, porch canopy building, porch conversions, front porch ideas and designs in Dundee, porch roofing, porch waterproofing, porch flooring, porch lighting and appliances, aluminium porches in Dundee, storm porches, porches and conservatories, glass porches, front porches, timber porches in Dundee, blockwork porches, porch doors in Dundee, door canopies in Dundee, porch guttering and other porch related services in Dundee, Scotland.

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Also find: West Ferry porch extensions, Baldovie porch extensions, Ballumbie porch extensions, Craigie porch extensions, Monifieth porch extensions, Marketgait porch extensions, Barnhill porch extensions, Downfield porch extensions, Longforgan porch extensions, Broughty Ferry porch extensions, Invergowrie porch extensions, Baldovan porch extensions, Birkhill porch extensions, Bridgefoot porch extensions, Trottick porch extensions, Kingoodie porch extensions and more. Almost all of these areas are served by companies who do porch extensions. These knowledgeable professionals are dedicated to enhancing and expanding the living spaces of local residents through the addition of functional and stylish porches. Seeking to enhance your property's aesthetic appeal, or simply add extra space? A porch extension can be an excellent solution. To get quotes for porch extensions, local home and property owners can go here.

Porch Extension Services Dundee

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Porch Extension Services in Dundee Scotland (01382)
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(This porch extensions Dundee page was reviewed and updated on 19-02-2024)