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Porches

Available in a range of styles and shapes, a porch can be tailored to your exact specifications. A porch not only helps create a perfect first impression for your guests it is also a great way to add extra space for coats, shoes and umbrellas. With such as wide variety of options to choose from, you can decide whether you want to create something bold, or simply extend the elegant beauty of your home.

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Roof Options

There are various different roof styles available to suit each individual property types. These include:

Pitched

This style is perfect for properties that very little space under the eaves such as bungalows. The elevated roof is perfect if you are looking for something simple with understated lines. 

Gable

Perfect for traditional properties, this style of porch features a triangular shaped roof with a long ridge down the centre of the enclosure.  

Double Hipped

This Elizabethan design helps create a grand entrance to your property. A double hipped roof is shaped similar to a pyramid and provide a solid, compact appearance that is perfect for home with more space at the front. 

Flat

The simple yet elegant design of a flat porch roof makes it suitable for almost any type of home. The flat roof design also makes this a perfect solution if you have a deep window located about the front door. 

Planning Permission

Adding a porch to your property is simple as it is considered to be a permitted development. This means that they are exempt from planning permission providing: 

  • The ground floor does not exceed three square meters

  • No part of the porch measures three meters above ground level

  • No part of the porch is within two meters of any highway or dwelling

Building Regulations

Building a porch at ground level is usually exempt from building regulations if the floor area measures less that 30 square meters. Also in order for a porch to be exempt from building regulations approval, the door between the existing house and new porch must remain in place.

Benefits of Using a DGCOS Installer

  • Our members have gone through a rigorous vetting procedure before becoming a DGCOS accredited installer

  • Every consumer will receive Free Deposit Protection, Free Stage Payment Protection and a Free Insurance Backed Guarantee

  • Every consumer will have access to Free Mediation to help fully resolve any disputes and Free Independent Inspections to assist with installation or product malfunctions (at DGCOS discretion)

  • Every consumer will have Free access to the Ombudsman in order to conclude disputes without incurring legal fee or costs and a Compensation Fund to ensure you’re never left disadvantaged

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