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Worksop Porch Installation: For those who are contemplating getting a new porch built on the front of your property in Worksop, or perhaps even replacing that ramshackle old porch that's been irritating you for some time, then its a good idea to seek the help and advice of a professional Worksop local builder. A general builder would definitely be the better choice with there being numerous trade skills involved in the installation of a porch or door canopy irrespective of what materials you are using.

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Before commencing you need to consider the materials for and construction of the floor, the roof, the walls, the windows and the door furthermore you will need to consider decorating, furniture, electrics as well as other factors dependant upon the size and design of your porch.

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A seasoned general builder in Worksop will be happy to help you with the planning and design of your project however, you may choose to scour the net for a few inventive designs and ideas to provide you with inspiration for your project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In most cases you shouldn't need planning permission for building a porch (on an external door in your property) so long as several 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 is not over 3m2. 3. No component of the porch is within 2 metres of any highway or 2 metres from the property boundary on which it is being built. 4. No portion of the porch is more than 3m above ground level. Before commencing any porch project it is wise to communicate with you local council planning office to make sure that everything is within regulations, your chosen Worksop builder will be able to help you with this.

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Building Regulations: You may also not need building regulations approval so long as the present exterior door is not removed, the porch area is below 30 square metres and at ground level, any disability access is maintained. Although you will have to comply with rules and regulations pertaining to electrical work and windows (glazing). Again you should ask your building contractor or local Worksop council offices for advice about building regulations.

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