The Benefits of Installing a Porch

There are many benefits to a homeowner when adding a porch to your property. Most homeowners can add a small porch to the front of their house without having to obtain planning permission. If you’ve been thinking about adding a porch to the front of your house, this article may be helpful.

Benefits of Adding a Porch to Your Home

Extra Space

Porches give you extra space in which to store things such as muddy boots, shoes and coats.

Extra Security

A UPVC or composite front door with a multi-point lock should deter burglars from attempting to get into your property, but by adding a porch you effectively adding an extra layer of defence. To break through two doors would take too much time and create noise.

Extra Energy Efficiency

A porch prevents heat loss. A properly designed porch allows visitors to close the porch door behind them prior to opening the front door, keeping the heat inside the house.

Extra Value to Your Home

Done well and in keeping with your property a porch can be a real asset. A porch will add to the kerb appeal and value of your home.

Keep out the British Weather!

The porch is both a design feature and a practical solution to keep out mud, drafts, wind, rain and all the other elements of British weather from our living spaces.

The images that accompany this article are from a recent installation for Mr Brotheridge of Norton nr Evesham Worcestershire. His existing canopy was changed into a porch with UPVC windows and door with multi-point locking system.

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