Porch Builders Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent Porch Installation: For those who are wondering about having a new porch or canopy fitted on the front of your property in Stoke-on-Trent, or maybe even updating that scruffy old porch that has been annoying you for many years, then you'll most likely need to get the guidance and help of a reliable Stoke-on-Trent building firm. A general builder would most likely be the first choice seeing as there are several trade skills required for the installation of a door canopy or porch irrespective of what types of materials you use.

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Before commencing you must go through the construction of and materials for the windows, the door, the roof, the walls and the floor you will also have to give some thought to electrics, decorating, furniture and other things depending on the size and design of your porch.

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A professional general builder in Stoke-on-Trent ought to be able to help you with the design and planning of your project though you may choose to browse the net for some creative designs and ideas to provide you with inspiration for your project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In general you shouldn't need to have planning permission for putting up a porch (on any external door in your property) assuming that specific conditions are met: 1. Your property is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other kind of building. 2. The exterior ground floor area is not over 3m2. 3. No component of the porch is within 2m of any highway or 2m from the property boundary on which it is being built. 4. No part of the porch is more than 3m above ground level. Before starting construction of any porch project it is advisable to communicate with you local council offices to ensure that everything is okay, your Stoke-on-Trent porch builder should be able to advise you on this.

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Building Regulations: You might also not need building regulations approval as long as the existing exterior door is not taken out, the porch construction is lower than 30 square metres and on ground level, any disability access is maintained. Even so you will need to satisfy regulations and rules relating to windows and electrical work. Once again you should talk to your builder or local Stoke-on-Trent council offices for information regarding this.

Check out the present regulations in relation to porches here: Porches.

Stoke-on-Trent porch building specialists can generally help you with UPVC porches, porch installation, blockwork porches, porch roofing, house porches, cheap porch installation, porch supplies and materials, building regulations advice for porches in Stoke-on-Trent, lights for porches, open porches, waterproofing for porches, porch entrances, aluminium porches, front porch ideas and other porch related services in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

You may also need to contact carpenters in Stoke-on-Trent, bricklayers in Stoke-on-Trent, electricians in Stoke-on-Trent, builders in Stoke-on-Trent, painters in Stoke-on-Trent, scaffolders in Stoke-on-Trent.

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