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Covid 19 Update


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?

Floor and Wall Mounted Porch in Sun

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?

High Brick Plinth Porch Oak Truss

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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Add Instant Kerb Appeal to Your Property

Darren Hook, Managing Director of The Porch Specialist, discusses how porches can instantly boost your home’s kerb appeal. As winter approaches, porches fast become a doorstep must-have for homeowners prone to either fumbling for house keys at the bottom of their bag or juggling with the shopping after a weekly trip to the supermarket. Porches can be a real benefit at this time of year, but they can also prove to be a great asset for a home’s overall aesthetic. Generally speaking, you won’t require planning permission if your porch falls within a certain criteria….

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