Why A Porch Will Improve Your Home

It isn’t until you have a porch of your own that you realise just how useful it is; you will wonder how you ever went without one.

In comparison to a buying brand new conservatory or orangery, investing in a porch is less expensive, and yet in some respects, will have just as much of an impact on your house.

Here’s why you should consider making it your next home improvement choice:

Enhances your entrance

A porch design that’s in keeping with the existing styling of the house can really look the part when sympathetically integrated into your front entrance. The difference may be so substantial that it’ll almost look like a brand new house. There’s no chance of it going unnoticed, particularly amongst those who viewed your home pre-installation of the porch and even new visitors who are certain to be impressed.

A place of storage

Suffering from a lack of space indoors? Items like coats, scarves, hats and shoes taking up unnecessary room? Utilise a patio as a place for storing such pieces of clothing so that you can handily grab them on your way out of the door. It’s also useful those occasions when you’re expecting a delivery and no-one will be in the house. You can instruct the delivery firm to deposit your goods inside its confines.

Protects the house

The days of leaving your front door open to people within the local neighbourhood have unfortunately long since passed. Your house needs to be properly protected around the clock and adding a porch will aid security as it comes fitted with anti-bump/lock cylinders, a multi-point locking mechanism to make it a solid protective barrier against the outside world. The chances of anyone gaining entry via a porch are extremely slim.

See an example porch in our showroom and put it at the top of your home improvement shopping list.


We invite you to join us at our showroom in York, to browse our many products in person and speak with our team of advisors and designers about your next home improvement project.


Want to speak with an Advisor? Give us a call on 01904 690881

Our friendly team will be pleased to help with any questions you may have.

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