Porch Builders Watford

Watford Porch Installation: If you're considering having a brand new porch fitted on the front of your property in Watford, or possibly just upgrading that shabby old porch that's been troubling you for some time, then you'll most likely need to acquire the guidance and help of a reliable Watford building firm. A general builder would probably be the better choice because there are various different trades involved in the building of a porch or door canopy irrespective of what types of materials you're using.

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Prior to starting you must look into the materials for and construction of the roof, the windows, the door, the floor and the walls you'll also have to think about electrics, decorating, furniture and other issues depending on the design and size of your porch.

Porch Builders Watford

A knowledgeable general builder in Watford should be able to help you with the planning and design of your porch although you may like to scour the web for some inspiring ideas and designs to give you inspiration for your porch project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? In most cases you should not require planning permission for constructing a porch (on an external door in your property) providing several conditions are met: 1. Your residence is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other form of building. 2. The external ground floor area of the porch is not more than 3m2. 3. No section of the construction is within 2m of any road or 2 metres from the boundary of the property. 4. No section of the porch is more than 3 metres above ground level. Before starting any porch project it is advisable to communicate with you local council to ensure that everything is good to go, your Watford porch builder will be able to advise you on this.

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Building Regulations: You might also not require building regulations approval provided that the existing external door is not removed, the porch is lower than 30m2 and on ground level, any disability access is maintained. You will however need to abide by rules and regulations pertaining to glazing and electrical installations. Again you can talk to your building contractor or local Watford council offices for guidance about this.

View the latest government guidelines about porches here: Porches.

Watford porch building specialists can usually help with storm porches, porch guttering, sockets, aluminium porches, porch extensions, open porches, porch kits, building regulations guidance for porches in Watford, porch awnings, porch supplies and materials, oak porches, glass porches, porch conversions, house porches and other porch related services in Watford, Hertfordshire.

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