Porch Builders Ashford

Ashford Porch Installation: If you're considering having a brand new porch or canopy constructed on the front of your house in Ashford, or simply just updating that shabby old porch that's been aggravating you for years, then you'll most likely need to acquire the help and guidance of a respected Ashford local builder. A general builder would most likely be the optimal choice seeing as there are a number of trade skills involved in the assembly of a porch or door canopy no matter what materials you are using.

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Before beginning you'll want to evaluate the construction of and materials for the windows, the walls, the door, the floor and the roof you'll also have to consider decorating, electrics, furniture along with other issues depending on the size and design of your porch.

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A skilled building contractor in Ashford should be able to help you with the planning and design of your project though you might want to search the world wide web for a few inspiring designs and ideas to provide inspiration for your porch project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In many cases you shouldn't need planning permission for putting up a porch (on any external door in your home) provided that certain conditions are met: 1. Your residence is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building. 2. The exterior ground floor area of the construction is not over 3m2. 3. No part of the porch is within 2 metres of any highway or 2 metres from the property boundary on which it is being built. 4. No part of the porch construction is more than 3 metres above ground level. Before starting construction of any porch project you need to contact you local council to make sure that everything is within regulations, your selected Ashford porch builder will be happy to advise you about this.

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Building Regulations: You might also not need building regulations approval so long as the external door is not taken out, the porch area is below 30m2 and at ground level, any current disability access is maintained. You will however need to abide by guidelines relating to electrical installations and windows (glazing). Again you can ask your builder or local Ashford council for information about building regulations.

Check out the current government regulations concerning porches here: Porches.

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