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Truro Porch Installation (TR1): A one-storey, covered feature that protrudes from the entrance of a building or home in Truro, a porch can be open or enclosed. When it comes to creating extra space, reducing draughts and adding a touch of character to an otherwise plain entrance in a domestic building, a porch is a smart way to achieve this relatively cost effectively. More often than not porches are constructed over the main front entrance to a property.

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Sometimes in the UK an open porch is known as a canopy and a completely enclosed porch is often known as an entrance lobby. In fact, there are all different sizes and styles of porch with names like screened porches, rain porches, loggias, lanais, verandas, porticos, sleeping porches and sun porches, dependant upon which country you're in.

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If you reside in Truro and you are planning on having a new porch built on your house, the first thing to do will be to contact a decent local building contractor to take a look at the job and provide you with a quotation. A general builder would definitely be the best choice because there are numerous different trades involved in the installation of a porch or door canopy irrespective of what materials you use.

Prior to any building work actually beginning it is important to establish what materials will be needed for the floor, the door, the windows, the roof and the walls. Other factors to take into account will be the furniture, decoration and electrics.

You'll be able to search the world wide web for imaginative and inspiring porch designs which that appeal to you, and your chosen builder in Truro will be able to help you with the final planning and design of your porch.

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Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? So long as specific guidelines are complied with, planning permission is hardly ever required for the building of a porch on an external door of your home in Truro. This holds true if: 1. The exterior ground floor area of the porch is not more than 3m2. 2. Your property is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building. 3. No section of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level. 4. No component of the construction is within 2 metres of any road or 2m from the boundary of the property. Before pushing ahead with any porch it is best to get in touch with you local council offices to make sure that everything is within the guidelines, the Truro builder will be able to advise you on this.

Building Regulations Regarding Porches: You could also not need building regulations approval provided that the porch construction is below 30 square metres and at ground level, the external door remains in place and any current disability access is retained. However, glazing and electrical installations are still covered by certain safety regulations, and you must adhere to these no matter what. If you have any doubts, check with your local planning office or speak to your builder.

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Truro porch building specialists can normally help you with porch tiling, heating for porches, porch doors and windows, waterproofing for porches, front porch ideas, planning guidance for porches in Truro, porch entrances, storm porches, design and planning of porches in Truro, conservatories and porches, glass porches, porch awnings, open porches, sockets, restoration of porches in Truro, porch canopies, quotes for porch building, porch doors, porch door fitting, porch plastering, UPVC porches, house porches, aluminium porches, porch guttering, porch conversions, porches and verandas and other porch related services in Truro, Cornwall. If you live in a town or village outside of Truro you can also find porch construction services in Kenwyn Hill, Kea, Moresk, Threemilestone, Newham, St Erme, Trelander, Treliske, Calenick, Malpas, Chasewater, Ladock, Carnon Downs, Highertown, St Clement, Tregony, Kenwyn, Bodrean, Probus and other Cornwall places.

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Some local Truro builders: Truro Building Services, P Cope Construction Ltd, T & S Building Contractors Ltd, CPS Roofing & Building, South West Damp, EWCleverley, New Concept, Nick Drake Plastering, Penquite Construction, Property Maintenance Services SW Ltd, Leonard Symons Conservation Ltd, We Build Cornwall, Southwest Property Renovations Ltd, Kier, Rock Construction, Dennis Barnicoat & Son, TW Builders, J T Groundwork, Rightbuild.

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