Porch Builders Dorchester

Dorchester Porch Installation (DT1): In relation to this post, a porch is a one-storey, covered feature which protrudes from a home or building in Dorchester, which can be enclosed or open to the elements. It is a smart way to cheaply extend a domestic property to prevent draughts, create a bit of extra space and add a touch of individuality to an otherwise plain wall. The front entrance to a house is where you'll usually find a porch.

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When such a feature in the British Isles is open to the weather, it may be called a canopy. In a nut-shell, porches come in all sizes and styles, and around the world you'll find lanais, screened porches, porticos, verandas, rain porches, loggias, sleeping porches and sun porches.

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If you reside in Dorchester and you are thinking about have a brand new porch built on your property, the first step will be to bring in an experienced local building firm to take a look at the job and give you a quote. A general builder would likely be the optimal choice seeing as there are numerous trades required for the installation of a door canopy or porch no matter what kinds of materials you use.

Before starting you will need to look into the materials for and construction of the walls, the roof, the windows, the door and the floor you'll also need to give consideration to decorating, electrics, furnishings and also other factors dependant upon the design and size of the porch.

Whilst your chosen general builder in Dorchester will help you with the final planning and design of your porch, you can search for some imaginative and inspirational ideas with the help of the web.

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Does a Porch Need Planning Permission? The majority of porches (on outside doors) do not require any kind of planning permission providing particular procedures are respected: 1. The external ground floor area of the porch is not more than 3 square metres. 2. No part of the porch is within 2 metres of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property. 3. No section of the porch is more than 3 metres above ground level. 4. Your property is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other type of building. Though your Dorchester builder can advise you about planning permission, it is still advisable to speak to your local council planning office before you move forward with any building work.

Porches and the Building Regulations: You may also not need building regulations approval providing that any current disabled access is retained, the porch is less than 30 square metres and on ground level and the present exterior door remains in place. Glazing and electrical regulations will however still need to be complied with without exception. Yet again, for all guidance concerning building regulations, speak to your builder or to the local planning department.

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Dorchester porch building specialists will likely help you with porches and verandas, porch roofing, porch kits, quotes for porch installation, porch entrances, lighting for porches, waterproofing for porches, porch awnings, UPVC porches, porch installation, porch canopies, remodelling of porches in Dorchester, porch tiling, glass porches, porch flooring, porch extensions, porch supplies and materials, porch doors and windows, storm porches, porch columns, PVC porches, heating for porches, insurance quotations, building regulations advice for porches in Dorchester, porch electrics, planning permission guidance for porches in Dorchester and other porch related services in Dorchester, Dorset. If you happen to live outside of Dorchester you will also be able to find porch construction services in Weymouth, Grimstone, Chickerell, Poundbury, Broadmayne, West Knighton, Martinstown, Portesham, Preston, Crossways, Piddlehinton, Charminster, Maiden Newton, Fordington, Puddletown, Frampton and many other Dorset places.

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A handy list of general builders and porch builders in the Dorchester area: Higgy's Electrical, Plastering Division, Dorchester Carpentry & Property Maintenance, Craftsman Building & Carpentry Ltd, DW Builders & Property, Now Building Services, LD Builders, H&H Building Services, NOW Building Services, Geere Construction Ltd, Saint Custom Creative Building, Dorchester Bricklaying & Fabrications, Wessex Carpentry & Builders Ltd, Acheson, Shapcott & Sons Ltd, Grosvenor Builders, The Benchmark Building Co, S&T Builders, Premier Build, Hanger Carpentry & Build, SJG Builders.

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