I am a competent diyer and even managed to do a real loft conversion alone (building reg inspected and passed) so no doing a porch put fron of house so looking for a bit of advice.
I do not need planning due to the size of the porch I am doing so ok there.
I have checked out a couple of porches in my close and they all appear to be single skin, is this the norm. Maybe it would be better double skin?
I am looking to have a door with side panels either side so also want to know what to put above the doors and side windows.
Do I bridge the gap ontop of the supporting walls with a wooden wall plate to fix the doors to and support roof or do I use a lintel of some type?
Not seen much info on web for porches :D
Thanks for reply.
As it is only to shelter main door and put shoes in, I will go for single skin which is easier and will not go so close to neighbours fence and I will go for a 4" x 2" double up wall plate and just put a small roof on top.
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