Porch Builders Torquay

Torquay Porch Installation: When you are contemplating getting a new porch or canopy built on the front of your house in Torquay, or perhaps even updating that shabby old porch that's been troubling you for some time, then you'll most likely need to seek the help and guidance of a reliable Torquay builder. A general builder would likely be the first choice seeing as there are quite a few trades involved in the installation of a porch or door canopy no matter what kinds of materials you use.

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Prior to beginning you have to look into the materials for and construction of the walls, the roof, the door, the floor and the windows you will also have to give some thought to electrics, decorating, furniture and other points depending on the size and design of the porch.

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A proficient builder in Torquay will be happy to help you with the design and planning of your porch though you might want to search the web for some imaginative ideas and designs to provide inspiration for your porch project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In many cases you should not require planning permission for putting up a porch (on any external door in your house) so long as certain conditions are met: 1. Your dwelling is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other type of building. 2. The exterior ground floor area isn't more than 3m2. 3. No component of the construction is within 2m of any highway or 2 metres from the property boundary on which it is being built. 4. No component of the porch construction is more than 3 metres above ground level. Before going ahead with any porch you need to communicate with you local council to make sure that everything is ok, your chosen Torquay porch builder should be able to advise you about this.

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Building Regulations: You may also not need building regulations approval as long as the existing exterior door is not taken out, the porch is under 30 square metres and is at ground level, any current disabled access is retained. You will however have to comply with regulations and rules regarding windows and electrical installations. Again you could talk to your building contractor or local Torquay council offices for advice about building regulations.

View the present government regulations in regard to porches here: Porches.

Torquay porch building specialists can usually help you with building regulations advice for porches in Torquay, porch flooring, porch entrances, porch canopies, porch kits, porch installation, porch conversions, porch door fitting, porch plastering, lighting and appliances for porches, open porches, house porches, quotations for porch installation, glass porches and other porch related services in Torquay, Devon.

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You may also need to contact carpenters in Torquay, painters in Torquay, builders in Torquay, scaffolders in Torquay, electricians in Torquay, bricklayers in Torquay.

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