Why Buy It Yourself trade oak buildings may just be the answer your budget wanted!

If you’re keen on adding the beauty of one of Oak Porches UK’s beautiful porches to your home, what comes next? Today we walk you through the order process- and how soon you can be enjoying the beauty of your new porch! Don’t worry- we know people don’t like to fret and worry when they’re keen to get a project rolling, so we’ve done our best to create a seamless ordering process that’s almost as enjoyable as your fantastic new frontage. 

Design phase (or the fun bit)

If you’re already thinking about ordering, you’ve probably completed this stage (or are close to it). All the same, this is the most important part of planning your new oak porch, so it pays to take your time. We offer a comprehensive look at our many sleek designs on our website, and we’re always happy to talk to you, too! If you need some advice about planning the right look for your porch and your home, we’ve covered it before in our blogs. 

While it’s tempting to go crazy, it’s best to start with a solid idea of what you can spend, and make your selection working from there. There’s many looks you can choose from, so you’re sure to find the perfect match. Considerations you should include are: Available space, the look of the existing structure, and whether you want your oak porch to be fully enclosed or not.

Send us your details

If you head over to our website, you’ll see a range of convenient ways to get in touch with us. If you’re still in the design phase, or keen to explore a bespoke oak porch idea with us, an email may be the most convenient way for you to reach us, as you will be able to detail all your plans clearly. If you’re already ready to order, however, we highly recommend you request a call back from one of our skilled team, so we can get in touch with you directly to liaise.

Confirm all the details with our team

Once you’re through to our specialist team, you’ll be able to confirm exactly what your job needs. You’re going to need to give us the exact dimensions you require for your order. Please make sure you take these very carefully, as the successful outcome of the job depends on them. As the old adage goes, be sure to measure twice! Give a little thought to aspects such as raising support poles and clearance space when you plan your size. During this call, we’ll also finalize the style you’re looking for, and get your order placed. We’ll be able to give you a rough idea of how long the creation process will take at this time, too, although we will confirm exact delivery closer to the time.

Get the ground ready

In order to get your porch erected as swiftly as possible, it’s a good idea to get the site prep out the way while your bespoke oak porch is being created at our skilled workshop. The style of oak porch you are installing will heavily influence exactly what needs to be done, so don’t be afraid to ask our team! We want you to have the best possible experience with your porch, so we’re always happy to advise on the best way to get the job done. A solid foundation, after all, ensures a great job. 

At a minimum, you should make sure there’s easy access to the site area and that the ground is packed and flattened. Footings appropriate to your porch style should be created, and if you are installing any items such as paving or low brick, this can also be squeezed in now. Don’t get caught up in decorating until the rest of the porch is up, though!

Confirm your delivery

Now everything is ready, it’s just a matter of getting your oak porch to you. We will confirm your anticipated delivery date with you to make sure there’s someone on hand to accept the oak porch kit, or to let the team get it installed if you’re taking that option. While we do our very best to ensure you receive your product in the time window exactly as we confirm, do remember that we may face unanticipated road delays. We will keep in touch with you, however!

Get her up!

There’s nothing left to do but get your porch finished! If you’re opting for a DIY oak porch kit, or having a trusted professional you know install it, our team will drop it off conveniently for you. If you’re installing the porch through our own pros, they will get to work! Once the core structure of your green oak porch is created, you can finish off with any decor or details you wanted, too.

One of the many conveniences of oak porches like ours is how swiftly a well-prepared site can go from delivery to done. There’s no simpler way to add curb appeal, value, and space to your home than improving your frontage with one of our gorgeous designs. Oak has a life and vibrancy it’s tough to beat with any other building material. It also has the toughness, moisture-resistance, and resilience that has made it the English wood of choice for millennia.

Keen to get yourself a beautiful oak porch organised? The order process couldn’t be simpler, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us today! We’ll soon have everything you need organised and on the way to you.