Porch Builders Gravesend

Gravesend Porch Installation: If you're thinking about getting a new porch or canopy built on the front of your property in Gravesend, or maybe just restoring that ramshackle old porch that's been troubling you for many years, then you will most likely need to seek the help and advice of a reliable Gravesend local builder. A general builder would most likely be the better choice seeing as there are various different trades involved in the building of a door canopy or porch irrespective of what types of materials you use.

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Prior to commencing you have to think about the materials for and construction of the walls, the roof, the floor, the door and the windows you'll also have to give some thought to decorating, furniture, electrics and other things dependant upon the design and size of the porch.

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A knowledgeable porch builder in Gravesend will be happy to assist you with the planning and design of your porch though you may choose to search the net for some inspiring designs and ideas to provide inspiration for your porch project.

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? In general you should not need to get planning permission for constructing a porch (on any external door in your home) so long as specified conditions are met: 1. Your residence is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other type of building. 2. The external ground floor area of the porch isn't more than 3m2. 3. No element of the porch construction is within 2 metres of any highway or 2 metres from the boundary of the property. 4. No portion of the porch construction is more than 3 metres above ground level. Before going ahead with any porch project you should get in touch with you local council planning office to check that everything is alright, your Gravesend builder will be able to advise you on this.

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Building Regulations: You might also not require building regulations approval as long as the external door stays in place, the porch is under 30m2 and on ground level, any current disability access is preserved. You will however need to abide by regulations pertaining to windows (glazing) and electrical work. Once again you should ask your building contractor or local Gravesend council for guidance regarding this.

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Gravesend porch building specialists will likely help with front porch ideas, heating for porches, UPVC porches, porch plastering, repairs to porches, porch doors, cheap porch construction, porch guttering, porch entrances, porch kits, lights for porches, wooden porches, porch tiling, glass porches and other porch related services in Gravesend, Kent.

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