Porch Builders Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock Porch Installation: For anybody who is contemplating getting a new porch or canopy constructed on the front of your house in Kilmarnock, or perhaps just updating that ramshackle old porch that has been annoying you for years, then you will most likely need to seek out the advice and assistance of a quality Kilmarnock local builder. A general builder would likely be the ideal choice with there being numerous different trades involved in the assembly of a door canopy or porch irrespective of what sorts of materials you are using.

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Prior to starting you should go through the construction of and materials for the door, the windows, the roof, the floor and the walls you will also have to give some thought to decorating, electrics, furniture as well as other issues depending on the size and design of your porch.

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An expert general builder in Kilmarnock ought to be able to assist you with the planning and design of your project however, you may choose to trawl the net for some creative designs and ideas to give you inspiration for your porch project.

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? In many cases you should not have to get planning permission for putting up a porch (on an external door in your house) providing certain conditions are met: 1. Your residence is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other type of building. 2. The external ground floor area of the construction isn't over 3 square metres. 3. No part of the construction is within 2m of any road or 2m from the boundary of the property. 4. No portion of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level. Before going ahead with any porch it is wise to communicate with you local council offices to make sure that everything is ok, your Kilmarnock builder should be able to advise you about this.

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Building Regulations: You may even not need building regulations approval providing that the existing external door is not removed, the porch area is under 30 square metres and at ground level, any disability access is preserved. Though you will have to abide by rules and regulations concerning electrical installations and windows (glazing). Once again you will need to talk to your builder or local Kilmarnock council for advice regarding this.

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