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Congleton Porch Installation: If you're considering having a new porch fitted on the front of your home in Congleton, or maybe even upgrading that scruffy old porch that has been irritating you for ages, then its sensible to seek the guidance and help of a reliable Congleton local builder. A general builder would likely be the ideal choice since there are various trade skills required for the installation of a porch or door canopy no matter what materials you are using.

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Prior to commencing you'll want to look into the construction of and materials for the floor, the windows, the roof, the door and the walls you will also need to think about electrics, furniture, decorating and other factors depending on the size and design of the porch.

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A knowledgeable builder in Congleton ought to be able to help you with the planning and design of your porch though you might want to trawl the net for a few innovative ideas and designs to give you inspiration for your project.

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? In many instances you shouldn't need to have planning permission for putting up a porch (on any external door in your home) so long as specific conditions are met: 1. Your residence is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other kind of building. 2. The exterior ground floor area of the construction isn't over 3 square metres. 3. No part of the porch construction is within 2 metres of any highway or 2 metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built. 4. No element of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level. Before pushing ahead with any porch you should contact you local council to make sure that everything is okay, your chosen Congleton builder should be able to advise you about this.

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Building Regulations: You may even not require building regulations approval as long as the existing external door is not removed, the porch is less than 30m2 and is at ground level, any current disability access is maintained. Even so you will have to adhere to guidelines concerning electrical work and windows (glazing). Again you can talk to your builder or local Congleton council planning office for guidance regarding this.

Check out the current regulations relating to porch construction here: Porches.

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