Porch Builders Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare Porch Installation: For those who are contemplating having a new porch or canopy constructed on the front of your property in Weston-super-Mare, or maybe just replacing that rickety old porch which has been annoying you for ages, then you'll most likely need to get the guidance and help of a quality Weston-super-Mare builder. A general builder would likely be the optimal choice with there being quite a few different trades required for the construction of a porch or door canopy irrespective of what sorts of materials you use.

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Before starting you'll want to think about the materials for and construction of the door, the roof, the floor, the walls and the windows furthermore you will have to think about electrics, furniture, decorating and other issues depending on the design and size of your porch.

Porch Builders Weston-super-Mare

A competent builder in Weston-super-Mare will be able to assist you with the planning and design of your porch though you may want to trawl the world wide web for a few imaginative 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 planning permission for putting up a porch (on any external door in your property) providing that specific conditions are met: 1. Your dwelling is a house, not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building. 2. The external ground floor area of the porch isn't more than 3m2. 3. No portion of the porch 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's always best to contact you local council planning office to make certain that everything is acceptable, your preferred Weston-super-Mare porch builder will be able to advise you about this.

Porch Building in Weston-super-Mare

Building Regulations: You may even not need building regulations approval provided that the existing exterior door is not taken out, the porch is lower than 30 square metres and on ground level, any current disability access is preserved. You will however need to comply with guidelines concerning electrical work and windows (glazing). Once again you should ask your building contractor or local Weston-super-Mare council for information regarding this.

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