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Durham Porch Installation: For those who are wondering about getting a new porch fitted on the front of your property in Durham, or maybe even replacing that scruffy old porch that's been annoying you for years, then its best to obtain the help and advice of a decent Durham builder. A general builder would probably be the optimal choice as there are quite a few trade skills involved in the building of a porch or door canopy irrespective of what sorts of materials you're using.

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Before beginning you must consider the construction of and materials for the walls, the windows, the roof, the door and the floor you'll also have to consider furniture, decorating, electrics along with other issues depending on the design and size of the porch.

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A professional builder in Durham will be happy to assist you with the planning and design of your porch though you may wish to search the web for some inventive designs and ideas to give you inspiration for your porch project.

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? Generally speaking you should not need planning permission for building a porch (on any external door in your property) as long as specific conditions are met: 1. Your dwelling is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other form of building. 2. The exterior ground floor area of the construction is not over 3 square metres. 3. No part of the porch construction is within 2m of any highway or 2m from the boundary of the property. 4. No part of the porch is more than 3 metres above ground level. Before commencing any porch it is advisable to speak to you local council offices to make sure that everything is good to go, your Durham porch builder will be able to advise you about this.

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Building Regulations: You could also not need building regulations approval as long as the present exterior door stays in place, the porch area is less than 30 square metres and at ground level, any disability access is maintained. You will however have to conform to rules and regulations relating to glazing and electrical installations. Again you should ask your building contractor or local Durham council planning office for guidance about building regulations.

Durham porch building specialists can usually help you with porch canopy construction, porch extensions, porches and verandas, porch door hanging, storm porches, porch columns, PVC porches, porch conversions, porch doors, brickwork porches, blockwork porches, electrical installations, porches and conservatories, porch doors and windows and other porch related services in Durham, County Durham.

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