Porches custom built to your specifications. Porch extensions are a sensible and affordable building option for home owners. With such an extensive range of designs available, we’ll be able to design the perfect porch solution for your property.
Our porches are made using the very latest building techniques which prioritise quality craftsmanship and energy efficiency.
Most Irish buildings are finished with a traditional exterior like red brick, render finishes or dashed finishes.
Our extensions match the traditional exterior of buildings, seamlessly blending the extension with the older part of the property.
We help clients find the right porch finish to blend with the unique aesthetic of their property.
For advice on the right finish on your porch extension, get in contact with A Gilligan Builders today.
Porch extensions are always a sensible and affordable way to improve your home. Security is always at the forefront of our minds. That second door will give you a comfortable space when leaving or entering your home. A porch extension will also add to the insulation value of your home and can be a very pleasing and attractive improvement, adding value to your home whilst also enhancing the overall appearance of your the building.
This Porch extension was an addition to a family home in Ballinteer Dublin 16, Existing Porch was in disrepair so we removed this structure and replaced it with an insulated timber structure with Palladio composite security door,the new porch was constructed on an insulated concrete slab,dry lined interior ,low energy lighting inside and out, Krend finish exterior.
Design to compliment this semidetached home in Dublin 14.this Porch extension under existing canopy roof structure is a very affordable solution to draught proofing your home and add that extra comfort space when leaving and entering your home also a much needed security which is sadly part of our ever changing world. White upvc window and French door systems 28mm argon gas filled safety double glazing our Granite Step solution gives this Porch Extension a little touch of class and all completed in three days.
This Glass Porch extension was constructed under an existing Canopy Roof structure, this conversion built on an insulated concrete raft foundation gave our customer 3 sq meters of floor area inside their home. We used a 2 Part Patio Sliding door coupled with 70 mm reinforced upvc windows. 28 mm Argon gas filled safety double glazed units were used in all windows and doors, creating a small sunroom experience and added security. We also replaced their inside timber door with a Palladio Security Composite Door, the conversion was completed in 4 days.This type of Porch conversion is very popular with our customers and secures your home for very reasonable investment If your home has an existing Canopy this type of conversion will bring that space inside your home and also secure your home.
This elegant Brick Porch extension is a beautiful addition to this semi detached home in Drimnagh, This couple were looking for added security and insulation to their family home and a storage area for shoes and coats on entering their home. This design choice works very well for this home or any similar property. Solid brick block cavity insulated construction with timber insulated roof structure,Guardian covering ,upvc fascias ,soffits and rainwater good, Palladio composite security door ,Dublin Design ,dry lined interior ,plaster finish,interior existing front door removed to accommodate extended hallway low energy lighting sensored outside ,this type of extension can be completed in around 9 working days and is excellent value for reasonable investment.
This elegant Porch extension at entrance of private home in Swords County Dublin is a beautiful addition to this family residence
Built on a reinforced raft foundation with steel supports 4ins cavity block structure dry lined internally with Monacuse textured render external finish to match existing .70mm white reinforced windows and door 28mm Argon gas filled a rated double glazing. Timber roof structure insulted with Guardian roof coverings, white upvc fascias soffits and rain water goods . Tiling to floor customers choice, Low energy down lights internally and externally with timer.
Completed in 10 days this seamless Porch extension will add security and insulation to this beautiful Property .Please ask to speak to the home owner.
This eloquent Porch extension s a beautiful addition to this family home in tempelogue ,this design will work for any similar home offering security and insulation whilst enhancing the overall appearance of your home
Completed in 10 days with minimal disruption, this brick Porch extension built around steel framing with white upvc windows and door ,A rated double glazing high security locking ,Guardian roof system on timber structure. Low energy down lights interior and exterior with paved granite step at entrance, Tiling to hallway interior.Brick cladding to lower level of front of home gives a natural and completed look to this fine home and Porch extension.
This Patio sliding Door and window arrangement under existing Canopy provides insulation and security to any home with similar canopy arrangement
Completed in 3 Days with minimal disruption , this porch extension is extremely good value ask to speak to people who have had this conversion completed at their home
For small investment the rewards are excellent.
This Porch conversion in Lucan is another great example of a design choice that fits with this Semi detached home this upgrade from dated aluminium Glass Porch with poor insulation and security values to a brick built porch with Palladio Composite Door internally glazed triple glazed 70mm rehau upvc windows again offering ultimate security and insulation.
We insulated the existing canopy attic space as a rule they will not have insulation as they are outside main house area at time of build again we dry lined all walls plaster finished tiled the floor with low energy down lights as is standard with all our Porch extensions and conversions again this is small investment for big savings.
Porch conversions under existing Canopies are a very sensible conversion to your home it is more beneficial to have this space inside your home if you are lucky enough to have this choice you may consider one of the conversions similar to our conversion at this family home in blanchardstown
We installed a light oak arrangement of 70mm Rehau upvc triple glazed windows and French door here, all designed around existing windows all mounted on brick cavity build to match existing brick, we replaced the interior wooden door with a Palladio T.G Door Black on white colouring tiling to floor and low energy lighting were all part of this installation. The final result is a seamless conversion offering high energy savings and complete security for small investment.
This Porch extension was constructed at a semi detached family home in Ayrfield Dublin 13. Brick and block Cavity wall build with dry lined interior fine plaster finish. Timber roof structure fully insulated with Guardian coverings.
Black upvc fascias soffits and rainwater goods with triangular frame above door and side window. The original Composite door in home was removed and repositioned in new build at customer’s request saving in build cost and reusing a quality door made perfect sense, Windows are again triple glazed in black on white 70mm rehau section internally glazed for security with choice of double or triple gazed units up to 40mm in thickness. Low energy lighting systems are installed in all our Porches by qualified registered electricians.
This elegant Porch extension in Templeogue is a fine example of a design that works very well with this type of Family home. This design choice gives a very open and spacious feel at the entrance area of your home whilst adding security and heat retention values. We constructed this porch with brick pillars around steel reinforcing framework. Timber roof structure fully insulated, with guardian roof coverings .Anthracite Grey on White upvc windows and door with angular frame above all triple glazed with argon gas filed 28mm units, the interior is dry lined and plastered finished, low energy down lights two interior and three exterior ,timber floor structure here with cement board and tiled finish .We fitted a Palladio Composite Security door internally Dublin design
The brick theme was carried across the lower front of this family home with cladding to match brick Pillars .all windows to front and rear of property were replaced Anthracite Grey on white triple glazed windows with build up to window in front room. Floors were replaced an all downstairs areas, dry lining plasterworks in hallway and front room with new ceilings hallway and front room, a complete rewire of property was also carried out by our registered electrician all works were completed on schedule and within budget.
This Porch extension is a beautiful addition to this family home in city west Dublin ,with brick structure to match existing ,Guardian roof system fully insulated and interior dry lined with additional insulation in cavity ,double glazed anthracite 70mm reinforced upvc windows and Palladio Composite security Door ( Dublin Design ) providing this family with the complete heat insulation and high end security. We also installed low energy down lights, 2 interior and 3 exterior ,floor tiled ,hardwood window boards ,and skirting’s to match existing.
Another beautiful Porch extension to a semidetached property in Dublin 15.
This couple were looking for added security and a comfort area when entering and leaving there home , We designed and built this Porch to suit their needs whilst also mindful of design and finish
Cavity insulated build ,with hipped lean to roof insulated with Guardian coverings, White upvc double glazed French doors and side window ,,we also replaced all front windows , 28 mm argon gas filled “A”rated units throughout , we installed Palladio Composite door internally adding that extra security level, we dry lined and plaster finished ready for decorating with tile of customers choice laid, low energy down lighters with silver granite step at entrance ,this extension and window replacement was completed in 10 days.
This porch in Lucan was an addition to a modern two-storey dwelling. The client wanted more storage space at the front of their property.
In conjunction with the client, we came to a decision on the right kind of finish to compliant the existing property’s aesthetic.
White uPVC Double Glazed Security Windows with a French Door arrangement was fitted.
A solid roof with a Rosemary Roof Tile finish was also installed. A Gilligan Builders also installed 2 down lighters in the ceiling. Externally we installed a double electrical socket for lawnmower and Christmas lighting.
This Porch extension was completed at a semi-detached property in Lucan Dublin. This type of conversion will be completed in 2 days. French doors with two side windows on insulated slab under existing canopy. Double glazed safety units with angled bevelled glass to roof space, Multipoint Locking Systems with anti-snap barrel. This elegant addition to any similar home will offer complete security with added insulation value.
Porch Conversions completed under existing canopies using two and there part Patio sliding door systems will be completed in two days with the minimum of disruption to your home. They will offer the homeowner complete security, reduced heat loss and are great value for small investment. Please ask to speak to our previous customers.
This house in Dunboyne had an existing canopy.
We removed part of the brick paving, formed a new floor with a damp proof membrane and installed a Three Part Patio Sliding Door System.
We added a return window with modern ventilation. The floors were tiled with a non-slip tiling solution. We also installed two down lighters.
The property owner was seeking a complete weather resistant space that could be used for storage.
The homeowner was extremely security conscious.
To ensure absolute energy efficiency we installed insulated brick with a hipped lean roof. We installed sturdy uPVC gutters, fascia and soffits.
The reinforced concrete used was painted to blend seamlessly with the existing property.
As security was a concern, we installed Rehau uPVC internally glazed security windows along with a Palladio Composite Security Door to act as the main entrance.
The interior was dry lined, with a smooth plaster finish. A storage press was created at the end for everyday items. Down lighters were installed internally and externally. Floors were tiled with a non-slip tile design chosen by the customer.
This Porch extension was an addition to a home in the suburb of Baldoyle Dublin. With its original limed wet dash finish the property just needed a small porch extension. We designed and constructed this porch to fit in with the original property. White uPVC windows and doors were supplied by Weatherglaze Designs. A solid roof structure trimmed with white uPVC, shingle sheet roof coverings all fully insulated is used externally.
Walls are of cavity construction dashed externally to match existing walls. 0ur electrician fitted down-lighters internally and externally. A gas meter at this home had to be moved to allow for New Porch construction, this build was finished in 8 days, as always, debris removed, shingle and paving replaced. The Professional Couple just had to turn the key.
This end of terrace home in Swords, Co Dublin had an existing canopy.
We provided a new reinforced base with, rising brick walls to match bricks as near as was possible.
Rosewood Double Glazed windows and French door arrangement by Weatherglaze trimmed with white uPVC fascia’s and soffit. The floor interior was tiled.
New lighting was connected to the existing supply. A neat little extension for a small investment.
Another example of a porch addition to a home in Clontarf.
The requirement was to provide security to the home. Using the existing canopy this light oak French door uPVC double glazed window arrangement works very well. The porch walls are constructed with bricks sourced from Outhaus and are almost identical to the ones used in the construction of the original house.
The foundation has been excavated to regulation depth and width and a damp-proof membrane inserted in the base and walls. The overall porch allows for easy access with an airy open feel.
The existing front door can be opened with the knowledge that you are secure and safe. This type of conversion is very affordable and can be completed in around 4 to 5 days.
This Security Porch was designed and built to compliment a modern day two-story dwelling. The main concerns for the couple living here were that it complimented their home and was secure.
This construction has a new concrete slab foundation. A-rated white uPVC windows and a Palladio Composite Door supplied by Composite Door Systems. The Guardian roof is streamlined and robust. The bricks used in the construction of this porch were sourced in Dublin and matches the existing walls of the home very well.
When sourcing bricks, it is advisable to remove an original brick from where the new porch will join the house. All the details should be written down and signed off by both parties.
All our porches are designed to accept double or triple glazed units. This design works very well and can be completed in 7 to 8 days.
This porch extension is at a private dwelling in Dunboyne. The constructed by using the existing canopy and we then raised the floor level to match the floor in the hall.
The installation of a Palladio Composite door provides excellent security. To enhance the light in the porch we installed a white uPVC double glazed window. The interior walls has been dry-lined and finished with two coats of fine plaster.
We have installed internal and external down-lighters to enhance the appearance of the porch.
This Porch was constructed in St Conleths rd in Walkinstown, We demolished an existing Aluminium Porch. This new Porch construction was completed in 10 Days, Cavity brick/block rising walls, white uPVC rehau security glazed windows,28 mm argon gas filled units. Palladio Composite Door Georgian design,Hipped Lean-to roof structure with Guardian Roof coverings all insulated, Dry Lined interior, Tiled floor non-slip, with interior and exterior low energy lighting, Steps Safety handrails and concrete area for bins and seating,
This Porch extension at St Canices Road Glasnevin Dublin offers additional space and security to this Detached property. We used a rustic old style red brick in rising cavity insulated walls, Cream uPVC double glazed windows, hipped leanto roof with Guardian roof coverings. The Porch was dry lined and plastered. We fitted a Palladio Security Composite door internally, floors were tiled with tiles of customers choice, low energy down light fitted and security light externally.
Job was completed in 10 days as previously agree with Nuala and Paddy.
This Porch extension was an attractive addition to this semi-detached home at Riverdale road Clondalkin. We used brick to match existing in our cavity wall construction, Rosewood uPVC Patio Slider and security Glazed windows with multipoint locking systems, Dry Lined and plastered internally with a Canterbury spa dash externally to match existing, floors tiled and low energy downlights. We installed a security light externally all completed in 8 days.
Porch extensions come in many different designs, fully glazed conservatory type structures, Lean-to, Hip design, bricks or blocks built Porch structures complimented with uPVC windows in a variety of sizes, colours and designs. Composite or uPVC doors, French Doors, Patio Sliding Doors, can be incorporated into any design to offer an affordable and practical solution to any design choice, with a variety of roof covering options: Glass, tile, slate or synthetics available. Rarely, if ever, do you require planning if you stay within the allowed planning guidelines. Visit the Citizens Information website for information on planning permission. There is simply always an affordable and practical design choice available for your needs and requirements.