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Post box on the outside seems sensible, except my parking is arouind the back and I sometimes don't open the front door for months.
Posted By: djhIf you only have a back door, then perhaps the purpose of the front door is to meet fire regs.
Posted By: djhThe other thing to consider is to make sure that at least one door provides a wide access for bringing awkward furniture etc in and out.
Posted By: Ed Daviesdoor which will open on to a small hall which mostly gives access to the kitchen first.
Posted By: dimengineerI've never actually lived in a house where the "normal" entrance is through the back door (out of 4)
Posted By: Ed DaviesI'm not overly concerned whether you call it a front or back door, though; more whether building control are likely to make a fuss if there's only one.
Posted By: Ed Davies'm not overly concerned whether you call it a front or back door, though; more whether building control are likely to make a fuss if there's only one.
Posted By: Ed DaviesHaving lived in a croft house with very narrow external doors (wouldn't be legal on new build, I think) and awkward turns for the last two years I'm very aware of this.
Posted By: skyewrightSome recently built (less than 10 years) 'pseudo' croft houses just up the road also have only 1 door each.
Posted By: Cliff PopeThe more doors the merrier I say.
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