Porch Extensions Thetford

Thetford Porch and Canopy Construction

Thetford Porch Extensions (IP24): There are various ways to enhance the look of your home in Thetford, adding a porch extension is just one splendid way to do this without emptying your wallet. Among the simplest and most cost-effective of all the extension projects, building a porch can also be one of the most beneficial. Apart from sprucing up the doorway to your property, a porch has the added benefit of helping you save some heat loss.

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To help you with the planning and design of your porch, you'll need to talk to a general builder in Thetford. You can also get a wealth of information and inspiration for porches online.

Porch Extensions Thetford

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

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

Do Porches Require Planning Permission? Generally speaking, planning permission is not required for a porch in Thetford so long as: your property is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other type of building, the porch does not exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no part of the porch is within 2m of any highway or 2m from the boundary of the property, no component of the porch construction is over 3m above ground level.

Before you proceed with your porch construction, it is always better to pop along to your local planning office. Your chosen Thetford porch builder should be willing to liase with the planning office. It is always best to check.

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Building Regulations Relating to Porch Building: You should keep in mind that planning permission and building regulations are 2 different things. You shouldn't need building regulations approval if the following is true: all disabled access is retained, the existing exterior door is not removed and the porch area is under 30 square metres and at ground level. You will have to get approval for all electrical installations and certain types of window in porches.

What are the Benefits of a Porch? The key benefits of a porch extension are: cutting down heat loss through your front door, enhancing the appeal of the property to prospective buyers if you need to put it on the market, additional storage space, an extra deterrent to burglars, offering somewhere to leave a bike, providing somewhere to leave muddy shoes, stand wet umbrellas and hang coats, giving extra character to a currently plain entrance and boosting the value of the property.

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Porch extensions can be carried out in Thetford and also in nearby places like: Kilverstone, East Harling, Croxton, Brandon, Mundford, Hepworth, Feltwell, Mildenhall, Hockwold cum Wilton, Weeting, Snarehill, Barningham, Barnham, Eriswell, Lakenheath, Hopton, and in these postcodes IP24 1LF, IP24 1BP, IP24 1JU, IP24 1AZ, IP24 1LB, IP24 1HZ, IP24 1UZ, IP24 1WG, IP24 2AP, IP24 1ER. Locally based Thetford porch installers will likely have the telephone dialling code 01842 and the postcode IP24.

Porch/Overdoor Canopies Thetford

A porch or overdoor canopy would likely be the answer for you if you wish to cover the front doorway to your house in Thetford, but would prefer not to install a completely enclosed porch. By putting up an overdoor porch canopy you will be able to protect your doorway from the worst of the Thetford weather and at the same time provide a smart looking entrance which will improve the look of your dwelling. To suit the design features of virtually any home in Thetford, porch canopies are obtainable in a whole host of shapes and styles. In general, the A-frame porch canopy, the hipped porch canopy, the mono-pitch canopy and the flat roof door canopy, are the most frequently seen types of porch canopy.

Lean-To Porches Thetford

Featuring a sloping roof that can be designed to complement the roof of your home in Thetford, or tie in with a previously installed awning or canopy, a lean-to porch is a much favoured choice. Lean-to porches are an efficacious, yet comparatively economical way to accentuate the front of your house. A completely enclosed lean-to porch can provide shade from direct sunlight, save energy by providing heat insulation to your front door, create a handy extra room for keeping brollys, shoes and coats and add a further layer of security.

One of the easiest ways to extend your home in Thetford, lean-to porches are just as effective on either the front, side or back of a structure. Lean-to porches in Thetford can be either open to the elements, partly enclosed or fully enclosed. A lean-to porch can actually be as basic as a sloping roof held up by timber posts (2 or 4). For do-it-yourself addicts there are even lean-to porch kits available to buy, although you might prefer to hire a local porch specialist for your lean-to porch installation.

If you'd like to add that extra touch of curb appeal to your home in Thetford, and make it really stand out from the crowd, you might want to consider a lean-to porch. (Tags: Lean-To Porches Thetford, Lean-To Porch Thetford, Lean-To Porch Kits Thetford, Lean-To Porch Ideas Thetford).

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When possible see if you can use a building contractor who is a signed up member of the FMB (Federation of Master Builders).

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Porch Extension Around Thetford

Porch extension specialists were just recently working in the following Thetford areas: Bridgate Court, Church Close, Chaston Walk, Clover Way, Crabbe's Close, Thompson Road, St Margarets Crescent, Sandringham Court, Crown Crescent, Anna Gurney Close, Carbrooke Lane, Cherry Tree Close, Collingwood Walk, Thornham Road, Crown Road, St Audreys, Amys Close, Admirals Way, Biggin Hill Way, Campion Road, Santon Close, Carbrooke Road, Tedder Close, St Martins Meadow, Stokes Avenue, Burrell Way, Blacksmith Lane, Dane Close, Chase Court, Scott Close, and in homes and businesses having these postcodes: IP24 1LF, IP24 1BP, IP24 1JU, IP24 1AZ, IP24 1LB, IP24 1HZ, IP24 1UZ, IP24 1WG, IP24 2AP, IP24 1ER.

Thetford Norfolk: Positioned in the county of Norfolk in East Anglia and situated on the A11 connecting London and Norwich the civil parish and market town of Thetford is home to a population of approximately 24,000. Thetford is within the Breckland district of the county and has the dialling code 01842 and the postcode IP24. Places near to Thetford include the likes of Barnham, Kilverstone, Feltwell, Hepworth, Snarehill, Weeting, Barningham and Eriswell. Thetford is about 87 miles from London and 31 miles from Norwich. Interesting Facts: Lots of the exterior scenes of the popular "Dad's Army" TV series were shot in and around the town of Thetford. To find out local Thetford information check here. (Tags: Thetford East Anglia, Thetford England, Thetford Norfolk, Thetford UK)

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