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Leatherhead Porch Installation: For those who are contemplating getting a brand new porch fitted on the front of your house in Leatherhead, or perhaps just altering that ramshackle old porch that has been irritating you for some time, then its sensible to obtain the assistance and advice of a professional Leatherhead building firm. A general builder would definitely be the optimal choice because there are a number of trades involved in the installation of a door canopy or porch irrespective of what sorts of materials you are using.

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Before commencing you should look at the construction of and materials for the door, the walls, the floor, the windows and the roof you'll also need to consider furniture, electrics, decorating along with other points dependant upon the design and size of the porch.

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A professional builder in Leatherhead should be able to help you with the planning and design of your project although you might want to search the world wide web for some creative designs and ideas to provide inspiration for your project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In many instances you shouldn't need planning permission for constructing a porch (on an external door in your home) as long as certain conditions are met: 1. Your property is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building. 2. The exterior ground floor area of the construction isn't more than 3m2. 3. No section of the construction is within 2m of any highway or 2m from the boundary of the property. 4. No element of the porch is more than 3 metres above ground level. Before starting any porch project it's always best to speak to you local council to ensure that everything is acceptable, your Leatherhead porch builder will be happy to advise you on this.

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Building Regulations: You might also not require building regulations approval provided that the external door is not taken out, the porch is lower than 30m2 and on ground level, any disability access is maintained. Although you will have to abide by regulations and rules relating to electrical work and windows (glazing). Once again you will need to talk to your builder or local Leatherhead council planning office for information regarding this.

Look at the current guidelines about porches here: Porches.

You could also need to contact scaffolders in Leatherhead, electricians in Leatherhead, carpenters in Leatherhead, bricklayers in Leatherhead, painters and decorators in Leatherhead, builders in Leatherhead.

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