Porch Extensions Hitchin

Hitchin Porch and Canopy Construction

Hitchin Porch Extensions (SG4): Adding a porch extension to your house in Hitchin is one terrific way of improving it without clearing out your bank account. Building a porch is one of the cheapest and simplest home extension projects that you can do. Everyone says that first impressions are important and a porch will certainly help to give visitors to your home a good first impression.

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Any professional builder in Hitchin, should be able to help you with ideas, designs and plans for porches. You could also get some inspiration and innovative ideas for your porch online, where there is a wealth of information.

Porch Extensions Hitchin

If you decide to go ahead with building a porch, one of the first things you will want to consider is what materials you are going to use for the floor, the windows, the roof, the walls, the ceiling and the door.

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

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your property in Hitchin, you should not need planning permission if: no component of the porch construction is within 2 metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built or within two metres of any highway, your residence is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other type of building, no element of the porch is more than 3m above ground level, the construction does not exceed a ground area of 3 square metres.

If you're unsure about whether or not you need planning permission, head down to your local planning office. Your chosen Hitchin porch builder will perhaps even do this for you. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations: Most people may not realise that building regulations approval is completely different to planning permission. Building regulations approval shouldn't be needed if the present exterior door is not taken out, any disabled access is maintained and the porch area is under 30 square metres and on ground level. Building regulations approval is always needed for electrical installations and certain windows.

Porches - The Benefits: You may be interested to learn a few of the benefits of a porch, these are: raising the overall value of the house, providing somewhere to stand wet brollys, leave muddy shoes and hang coats, an extra deterrent to burglars, giving extra character to an otherwise plain entrance, offering somewhere to leave a bike, reducing heat loss through your front door, give you a bit of extra storage space and enhancing the property's appeal to potential buyers should you need to sell.

Porch extensions can be carried out in Hitchin and also in: Kings Walden, Offley, Little Wymondley, Lower Stondon, Ashbrook, Letchworth Garden City, Pirton, Weston, Holwell, Walsworth, Preston, Gosmore, St Ippolyts, Lilley, Ickleford, Pegsdon, and in these postcodes SG4 0JU, SG4 0HX, SG4 0RD, SG4 0JA, SG4 0JH, SG4 0ZH, SG4 0FR, SG4 0DH, SG4 0QD, SG4. Local Hitchin porch installers will most likely have the postcode SG4 and the dialling code 01462.

For all the latest building regulations with regards to porch building look here: Porches.

Porch/Overdoor Canopies Hitchin

If you don't want to install a completely enclosed porch, but would still like to cover the main doorway to your property in Hitchin, the most effective solution will likely be a porch or overdoor canopy. You'll be able to both protect your doorway from the worst of the Hitchin weather, and put in place an attractive entrance that will improve the look of your home, by installing a lightweight overdoor porch canopy. Porch canopies are available in a range of different shapes and styles to suit the design features of virtually any house in Hitchin. In general, the A-frame porch canopy, the single-pitch canopy, the hipped canopy and the flat roof canopy, are the most commonplace styles of door canopy you will see.

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Also find: Ickleford porch extensions, Preston porch extensions, St Ippolyts porch extensions, Offley porch extensions, Ashbrook porch extensions, Weston porch extensions, Pirton porch extensions, Gosmore porch extensions, Holwell porch extensions, Little Wymondley porch extensions, Walsworth porch extensions, Letchworth Garden City porch extensions, Lilley porch extensions, Lower Stondon porch extensions, Pegsdon porch extensions, Kings Walden porch builders and more.

Hitchin porch building specialists will likely help you with porch supplies and materials, porch heating in Hitchin, porch extensions, aluminium porches, porch canopy installation in Hitchin, glass porches, porch flooring, porch awnings, front porches in Hitchin, porch columns in Hitchin, porch repairs in Hitchin, porch lighting, blockwork porches, timber porches, porch building regulations assistance in Hitchin, porch waterproofing in Hitchin, UPVC porches, porch doors in Hitchin, porch building quotes in Hitchin, porch guttering, porch reconstruction in Hitchin, sockets and other porch related services in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

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Porch extension specialists were recently doing work the following Hitchin streets: St Johns Road, Chiltern Road, Bearton Green, Brook View, Spencer House, St Marys Avenue, Three Houses Lane, Bullocks Hill, The Orchard, The Gardens, Clarion Close, Salusbury Lane, Bucklersbury, Bell Close, The Coppens, Cadwell Lane, Church Street, Claggy Road, Stirling Close, Ashwell Common, Three Closes, Shelley Close, Sandover Close, Turf Lane, Tudor Court, Collison Close, Blackhorse Lane, and in homes and businesses with these postcodes: SG4 0JU, SG4 0HX, SG4 0RD, SG4 0JA, SG4 0JH, SG4 0ZH, SG4 0FR, SG4 0DH, SG4 0QD, SG4.

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(This porch extensions Hitchin page was edited and updated on 28-03-2023)