Porch Extensions Hockley

Hockley Porch and Canopy Construction

Hockley Porch Extensions (SS5): One easy way to enhance the look of your house in Hockley without emptying your wallet is to build a porch extension. As home extensions go, building a porch can be one of the most effective, whilst at the same time being among the cheapest and least disruptive. They say first impressions are important and a porch will certainly help to give visitors to your house a good first impression.

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For the planning and design of porches it is best to consult with an expert builder in Hockley. You will also get plenty of inspirational and creative ideas for porches on the internet.

Hockley Porch Extensions

One of the first things that you'll need to consider if you decide to take the plunge and build a porch is what materials you would prefer to use for the walls, the ceiling, the roof, the door, the windows and the floor.

Other factors to think about are decoration, internal design, electrical sockets, furnishings and storage.

Do Porches Require Planning Permission? Generally, planning permission is not needed for a porch in Hockley so long as: no portion of the porch construction is within 2m from the boundary of the property or within two metres of any road, your property is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, no part of the porch is over 3m above ground level, the external floor area isn't more than 3 square metres.

It's probably best to have a chat with your local planning office before proceeding with your porch. The quote from your preferred Hockley porch builder will probably include this liason with the planning office. Be sure, and check!

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Building Regulations: You should keep in mind that building regulations and planning permission are 2 different things altogether. You won't need building regulations approval if the present exterior door is not taken out, any disabled access is retained and the porch construction is under 30 square metres and is at ground level. You will need to get building regulations approval for all electrical installations and certain kinds of window in porches.

The Benefits: Adding a porch extension to your home in Hockley may have certain benefits, these would be: giving extra character to an otherwise plain doorway, providing somewhere to leave muddy boots, hang coats and stand brollys, enhancing the property's appeal to prospective buyers in the event you need to sell it, additional storage space, more security, offering somewhere to park bicycles, lowering heat loss through your front door and boosting the value of the property.

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Porch extensions can be carried out in Hockley and also in: Rawreth, Hadleigh, Southend, North Fambridge, Rayleigh, Stambridge, Eastwood, Rochford, Hullbridge, North Benfleet, South Woodham Ferrers, Hawkwell, Wickford, Battlesbridge, Ashingdon, Leigh-on-Sea, and in these postcodes SS5 4NB, SS5 4ER, SS5 4UH, SS5 4HB, SS5 4UZ, SS5 4QB, SS5 4SW, SS5 4FJ, SS5 4EY, SS5 4BT. Local Hockley porch installers will most likely have the postcode SS5 and the phone code 01702.

Lean-To Porches Hockley

A much favoured option for Hockley homes, a lean-to porch has a forward sloping roof which can be made to match the roof of your house, or blend in with an existing canopy or awning. Offering an efficient, yet relatively economical way to improve the facade of your home, lean-to porches have a number of benefits. A fully enclosed lean-to porch will add a further level of security, save on energy bills by providing heat insulation to your front entryway, provide shade from the sun and create a useful extra space for storing coats, shoes and brollys.

One of the simplest ways to extend your home in Hockley, lean-to porches can be used on either the front, side or back of a building. Depending on your specific requirements, a lean-to porch can be fully enclosed, partially enclosed or open to the elements. In fact they can be as basic as an inclined roof held up by four (or possibly even two) wooden posts. You can now even purchase lean-to porch kits, if you fancy testing your DIY capabilities. Although, employing a local Hockley porch builder might be a better idea.

If you'd like to add that extra touch of curb appeal to your house in Hockley, and really have it stand out from the rest, you could think about a lean-to porch. (Tags: Lean-To Porch Kits Hockley, Lean-To Porches Hockley, Lean-To Porch Construction Hockley, Lean-To Porch Hockley).

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Also find: Ashingdon porches, North Fambridge porches, Southend porches, Stambridge porches, Hadleigh porches, North Benfleet porches, Rochford porches, Leigh-on-Sea porches, Rayleigh porches, Hawkwell porches, Battlesbridge porches, Hullbridge porches, Rawreth porches, Eastwood porches, South Woodham Ferrers porches, Wickford porch builders and more.

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You should stick with building contractors who are signed up member of the Federation of Master Builders.

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Porch Extension Around Hockley

People in the following Hockley streets recently needed a porch installer: Lambeth Mews, Gatscombe Close, High Road, Bull Lane, Walnut Court, Bullwood Hall Lane, Lower Road, Leamington Road, St James's Walk, Caernarvon Close, Wood End, Peach Avenue, Willow Close, Brackendale Close, Meadow Way, Wadham Park Avenue, Sandringham Avenue, Broadlands Road, Plumberow Avenue, Barnwell Drive, Folly Chase, Hawthorne Gardens, Manor Road, The Mews, and also in these nearby postcodes SS5 4NB, SS5 4ER, SS5 4UH, SS5 4HB, SS5 4UZ, SS5 4QB, SS5 4SW, SS5 4FJ, SS5 4EY, SS5 4BT.

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More Hockley Tradespeople: Needless to say, when you happen to be doing home repairs and improvements in Hockley, Essex, you'll likely need all kinds of different tradesmen and apart from a porch builder in Hockley, Essex, you may also need an electrician in Hockley, a tiler in Hockley, metalworkers in Hockley, a bricklayer in Hockley, waste removal in Hockley, a carpenter in Hockley, a window fitter in Hockley, SKIP HIRE in Hockley, a handyman in Hockley, a plumber in Hockley, a building contractor in Hockley, a plasterer in Hockley, and other different Hockley tradesmen.

Porch specialists in SS5 area, phone code 01702.

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