Porch Extensions Reading

Reading Porch and Canopy Construction

Reading Porch Extensions (RG1): If you would like to enhance the appearance of your property in Reading, but don't have lots of money to invest in the project, a porch extension might be the ideal option. Of all the possible extension projects, building a porch is one of the most economical and easiest. A porch can be both attractive and practical in that it improves the overall look of your home, saves heat and provides additional storage.

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It would be a good idea to speak with a specialist builder in Reading with regards to the design and planning of your proposed porch. If you need more inspiration and innovative ideas, try looking online. In addition, consider engaging an experienced designer or architect to leverage their expertise and tailor the porch design to your specific preferences and needs.

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The materials to be used for the walls, the door, the windows, the ceiling, the floor and the roof need to be considered before pressing ahead with your porch construction.

At this point you might also think about electric sockets, decoration, furniture, internal design and storage possibilities.

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? As the law stands at the time of writing you do not need to get planning permission to build a porch in Reading if the exterior ground floor area of the construction is not more than 3m2, no section of the porch is within 2 metres of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property, your residence is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other type of building, no element of the porch construction is over three metres above ground level.

You can always pop along to your your local planning office for a chat if you are uncertain whether you need planning permission or not. Your preferred Reading porch builder will probably include this liason with the planning office in his estimate. Be sure, and check!

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Building Regulations: The layman might not appreciate that building regulations approval is totally different to planning permission. When the porch area is below 30m2 and on ground level, all disabled access is retained and the present external door is not taken out, building regulations approval shouldn't be required. Building regulations approval will be needed for electrical installations in porches and certain types of window.

What are the Benefits? There are certain benefits to be gained by adding a porch extension, including: enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers should you need to sell, providing somewhere to stand wet brollys, leave muddy boots and hang coats, minimizing heat loss through your front door, making your entrance more secure, boosting the value of your house, offering a place to leave bicycles, giving extra character to a previously plain entrance and additional storage space.

Porch extensions can be done in Reading and also in nearby places like: Caversham, Dunsden Green, Shinfield, Caversham Heights, Chazey Heath, Sulham, Emmer Green, Theale, Pingewood, Tidmarsh, Mapledurham, Norcot, Southcote, Whitley, Calcot, Play Hatch, Pangbourne, Sonning, West Reading, Englefield, and in these postcodes RG1 2QU, RG1 2DQ, RG1 1SN, RG1 1AX, RG1 1TG, RG1 2QG, RG1 1DA, RG1 1LX, RG1 2PS, RG1 2RE. Locally based Reading porch installers will most likely have the postcode RG1 and the dialling code 0118.

Overdoor/Porch Canopies Reading

If you don't want to build a totally enclosed porch, but still wish to cover the main entrance to your house in Reading, the best answer will probably be an overdoor or porch canopy. With the installation of a lightweight overdoor porch canopy you'll be able to both put in place an eye-catching entrance that will enhance the appearance of your home, and simultaneously shield your front door from the worst that the Reading weather can throw at it. Obtainable in a range of different styles and shapes, porch canopies can be made to coordinate with the design features of virtually any house in Reading. Generally speaking, the A-frame porch canopy, the mono-pitch canopy, the flat roof door canopy and the hipped door canopy, are the most common designs of overdoor canopy you will see.

For all the latest building regulations regarding porches look here: Porches.

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Reading porch building specialists will likely help with porch building quotes, porch conversions, conservatories and porches, porch lights, porch planning guidance, porch windows and doors, porch awnings, aluminium porches, front porches, porch restoration, porch waterproofing, porch tiling, front porch designs and ideas, house porches, insurance quotes in Reading, glass porches, oak porches, porch repairs, porch canopy construction, lean-to porches, porch guttering, porch entrances and other porch related services in Reading, Berkshire.

When possible seek to use a building contractor who is associated with the FMB (Federation of Master Builders).

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Also find: West Reading porch extensions, Binfield Heath porch extensions, Pingewood porch extensions, Calcot porch extensions, Whitley porch extensions, Play Hatch porch extensions, Southcote porch extensions, Mapledurham porch extensions, Norcot porch extensions, Tokers Green porch extensions, Sulham porch extensions, Englefield porch extensions, Caversham Heights porch extensions, Sonning porch extensions, Dunsden Green porch extensions, Pangbourne porch extensions, Tidmarsh porch extensions, Trench Green porch extensions, Shinfield porch extensions, Emmer Green porch extensions, Caversham porch extensions, Chazey Heath porch extensions, Theale porch extensions and more. Building contractors who do porch extensions can be found in pretty much all of these locations. Their dedication lies in enlarging and enhancing the living spaces of local residents through the addition of stylish and functional porches. Improved aesthetic appeal and the addition of extra space can both be accomplished with with a porch extension - an excellent solution. Local homeowners can get quotes by clicking here.

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(This porch extensions Reading content was last updated on 19-02-2024)