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Houghton-le-Spring Porch Installation (DH4): In relation to this short article, a porch is a one-storey, covered feature which protrudes from a structure or house in Houghton-le-Spring, that can be enclosed or partly open to the elements. In terms of creating a bit of extra space, reducing draughts and adding a tinge of individuality to an otherwise drab wall in a residential building, porches are a great way to accomplish this inexpensively. The main front entrance to a property is where you'll commonly find a porch.

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In Houghton-le-Spring or in fact anyplace else in Great Britain, when such an architectural feature is open it is sometimes called a canopy and when completely enclosed it is normally called a porch. In actual fact, there are many different shapes and styles of porch with names such as screened porches, lanais, sleeping porches, rain porches, sun porches, porticos, verandas and loggias, based upon which country you are in.

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If your home is in Houghton-le-Spring and you are thinking about have a brand new porch built on your property, you will need to contact two or three local building companies to evaluate the job and provide you with some quotations. The best choice for this type of project is going to be a general builder, since there are a few different tradespeople required for a porch installation, irrespective of what materials you are using.

Before commencing you must evaluate the construction of and materials for the roof, the floor, the door, the walls and the windows you will additionally need to give consideration to electrics, decorating, furnishings as well as other things depending on the size and design of the porch.

You will be able to search the web for inspiring and creative porch designs which that appeal to you, and your selected general builder in Houghton-le-Spring will be able to help you with the final design and planning of your porch.

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Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In general you shouldn't have to get planning permission for putting up a porch (on an external door in your property) as long as certain conditions are met: 1. The exterior ground floor area isn't over 3 square metres. 2. No element of the porch is within 2m of any road or 2m from the property boundary on which it is being built. 3. Your residence is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other type of building. 4. No part of the porch is more than 3 metres above ground level. The local council planning office will need to be contacted before you press ahead with any building work. You'll be able to get some advice and guidance about this from your Houghton-le-Spring building company.

Porches and the Building Regulations: You may even not need building regulations approval provided that the present external door is not removed, any current disability access is retained and the porch construction is lower than 30 square metres and at ground level. However, electrical and glazing installations are still covered by certain regulations, and you must observe these without exceptions. If you've got any doubts, consult your local council planning department or chat to your builder.

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Houghton-le-Spring porch building specialists can usually help you with porch canopy construction, aluminium porches, house porches, porch roofing, porch entrances, porch flooring, UPVC porches, glass porches, insurance estimates, porch doors, porch kits, building regulations assistance for porches in Houghton-le-Spring, cheap porch construction, repairs to porches, porch plastering, porches and verandas, economical porches, blockwork porches, porch columns, brick porches, reconstruction of porches in Houghton-le-Spring, wooden porches, estimates for porch installation, front porch ideas, lighting for porches, porch door hanging and other porch related services in Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear. If you live in a village or town outside of Houghton-le-Spring you'll also be able to find porch construction services in Grasswell, Colliery Row, East Rainton, Great Eppleton, Hetton-le-Hole, Philadelphia, Chilton Moor, Easington Lane, Hetton Downs, Fence Houses, Newbottle, New Town, Middle Rainton and many other areas of Tyne and Wear.

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Houghton-le-Spring builders listings: Peter Bowman Builders & Contractors, D Wilkinson Builder, Bowmer & Kirkland North East-Scotland, TEC Roofing, Rippon Construction Ltd, Homesmith, Rated Construction Ltd, R Scotter Building & Joinery, Michael Lewins Home Maintenance, Viewpoint, R&S Brickwork/Paving, Sunward Ltd, Norcroft Construction and Maintenance Ltd, Absolute Home Improvements, Simpson Developments, Build on Ltd, MSK Property Services, KPW Builders, Alf Hind & Sons.

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