Porch Builders Cambridge

Cambridge Porch Installation: When you are thinking about getting a new porch or canopy fitted on the front of your house in Cambridge, or perhaps even altering that ramshackle old porch that's been irritating you for many years, then its sensible to acquire the advice and help of a professional Cambridge building firm. A general builder would probably be the first choice because there are numerous trade skills involved in the installation of a porch or door canopy no matter what materials you're using.

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Before commencing you should look at the materials for and construction of the roof, the walls, the floor, the door and the windows you'll also need to give some thought to decorating, electrics, furniture and other issues depending on the design and size of the porch.

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A skilled porch builder in Cambridge will be able to help you with the design and planning of your porch however, you may choose to trawl the net for a few imaginative designs and ideas to provide inspiration for your porch project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In many instances you shouldn't need to get planning permission for constructing a porch (on an external door in your house) providing certain conditions are met: 1. Your residence is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other type of building. 2. The external ground floor area isn't over 3m2. 3. No component of the porch is within 2 metres of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property. 4. No component of the porch construction is more than 3 metres above ground level. Before starting construction of any porch it is wise to get in touch with you local council offices to make sure that everything is acceptable, the Cambridge porch builder will be able to advise you about this.

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Building Regulations: You might also not need building regulations approval as long as the existing exterior door stays in place, the porch is below 30m2 and on ground level, any current disability access is retained. You will however have to comply with regulations and rules regarding electrical installations and windows (glazing). Once again you could talk to your building contractor or local Cambridge council for advice regarding this.

View the present regulations concerning porches here: Porches.

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