Porch Builders Colchester

Colchester Porch Installation: If you are thinking about getting a new porch built on the front of your home in Colchester, or perhaps even updating that scruffy old porch which has been annoying you for ages, then you will most likely need to seek out the guidance and help of a quality Colchester local builder. A general builder would likely be the best choice because there are a number of trades required for the building of a door canopy or porch irrespective of what materials you're using.

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Prior to starting you need to look into the construction of and materials for the walls, the floor, the windows, the door and the roof you'll also have to give some thought to furniture, decorating, electrics and numerous other things depending on the design and size of your porch.

Porch Builders Colchester

A competent porch builder in Colchester will be happy to help you with the design and planning of your project although you might want to check the world wide web for a few innovative designs and ideas to provide you with inspiration for your porch project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In general you should not need planning permission for building a porch (on an external door in your home) assuming that several conditions are met: 1. Your residence is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building. 2. The external ground floor area isn't over 3m2. 3. No element of the porch is within 2 metres of any road or 2m from the boundary of the property. 4. No element of the porch is more than 3m above ground level. Before pushing ahead with any porch you need to get in touch with you local council offices to ensure that everything is okay, your selected Colchester porch builder should be able to help you with this.

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Building Regulations: You could also not need building regulations approval provided that the exterior door stays in place, the porch area is under 30m2 and at ground level, any current disability access is maintained. You will however have to adhere to regulations relating to electrical work and windows (glazing). Again you should ask your building contractor or local Colchester council offices for guidance regarding this.

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Colchester porch building specialists can normally help you with porch conversions, blockwork porches, porches and verandas, repairs to porches, porch plastering, porch canopy construction, porch guttering, porch supplies and materials, storm porches, insurance quotations, open porches, aluminium porches, porch entrances, porch door installation and other porch related services in Colchester, Essex.

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