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How Much Does a Porch Cost?

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This question might seem simple enough to answer, but at The Porch Specialist, we know that there is actually a wide range of factors at work when calculating the cost of a home improvement feature such as a porch. That’s why we have made this guide for our customers, detailing every part that you can expect to contribute to the cost of any new porch you plan to build for your property.  We’ve also added in some information about how our service can help, if you’ve been searching for a reliable, experienced team to put…

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Small Porch Ideas to Utilise and Decorate Your New Space

At The Porch Specialist, we pride ourselves on the stunning variety of small oak and timber frame porches we can offer to our UK customers as kits for DIY projects. Our expertise over the years we’ve worked in this industry has seen us masterfully craft a range of ready-made and bespoke porches, so we know what to do to provide you with the perfect porch for your home. We’ll even be happy to suggest a few small porch ideas if you’re stuck for choice with designs or styles, or even ways to decorate your new…

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An Expert Guide to Our Oak and Timber Porch Designs

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Finding the porch design that you love and that suits your property best is often a challenge. That is why we at The Porch Specialist have put together this expert guide to our own designs and the process each one goes through to become a kit that could soon be installed over the front or back door of your home.  Read on to find out more about the oak and timber porch designs that we will create as kits, ready for you to build at your own pace once the work is signed off and…

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Building a Porch

Questions to Ask and Factors to Consider When Building a Porch Here at The Porch Specialist, we want all of our customers to have the porch that they’ve always wanted to add to their property. However, there are a number of elements that we believe should be taken into consideration before building a porch onto any home. This is why we have put together an expert guide, setting out the most important questions to ask and factors to consider before you start work on any porch project. If you have already thought over each question…

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Covid 19 Update

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6th April 2020 Our office staff are continuing to work remotely and are fully operational. Our phone lines and email service therefore remain open as usual and our Sales, Technical and Drawing teams are available to discuss your project with you. To ensure the health and safety of our employees and the wider community, we took the decision on 23rd March to close our manufacturing facility. We are delighted to confirm there have been no cases of corona virus amongst our colleagues during the isolation period, and therefore our factory has reopened. We have implemented…

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Do You Need Planning Permission for a Porch?

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More and more people these days are turning to home improvement, either as a pastime, a way of improving the aesthetic appeal of their property, or even to add value to their property before they sell it. One of the easiest methods of doing this is to build a new porch. However, before any work begins on installing your new product, it is important to find out if you need planning permission for your porch. Here at The Porch Specialist, we are delighted to be able to build and supply a wide variety of traditionally…

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Porch Ideas: Thinking About a Spring Renovation?

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Porch Ideas to Help Inspire You With spring now upon us, you may want to consider enhancing your home’s entrance way and front door. TPS have over 30 years’ experience designing bespoke porches for customers around the UK and all timber we use is sustainably sourced and visually graded to ensure high quality standards are met. Why Buy an Oak Porch? There are a number of reasons why you may be considering an oak porch. Maybe you’re looking to enhance the appearance of your property’s entryway? Maybe your old porch has seen better days and…

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How to Add Value to Your Home With a Porch Kit

If you’re looking to start adding value to your property, you need to consider building a porch. Front porches are one of the first design features buyers will see when approaching your house. First impressions play a huge role in a buyer’s final decision, so it’s important to ensure your home’s aesthetics are in order, and an oak framed porch is a great place to start. Why Buy an Oak Framed Porch Kit? There are several benefits of buying an oak framed porch kit: They are easy to assemble – the biggest advantage of oak…

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