Choosing the perfect conservatory to extend your home can be a hard task; we’re here to guide you through the process to ensure that you end up with the best result. Our choice of traditional and contemporary designs and our range of colours, niches and styles is simply second to none. if you need advice, just ask.
Things to consider...
1. Usage What do you want to use your conservatory for?
2. Budget it’s important that you have an idea of budget so that we can design your conservatory to give you best value for money. our pricing is fair and honest, so if your budget allows we can design you something really special.
3. Size don’t skimp on size, that extra few meters doesn’t cost much more and will give you a more usable space.
4. Positioning the orientation of your conservatory will determine the most appropriate roof material and ventilation. our advisors will be happy to give you advice on this.
5. Style By visiting your home we can make an assessment of site limitations, provide solutions and help you through the process of choosing the most suitable style for you and your home.
6. Materials it’s vital that you choose the right roof materials and the right side frame glass to give you maximum enjoyment throughout the year.
7. Planning permission Planning laws have recently been relaxed, which means that in most cases you have more freedom to choose what you want. Make sure you make us aware of local planning restrictions and any local knowledge you have on ground conditions etc. if in doubt it’s better to be safe than sorry and seek advice.
8. Cavity trays adding a conservatory effectively makes your outside wall an internal one. opt for a cavity tray to prevent damp from above seeping through brickwork or render and entering the conservatory.
This style features a flat Gable frame to the front elevation, which gives you the opportunity to make a real statement with an attractive bespoke design. This design is perfect if you opt for blinds as all of the roof glass units are rectangular in shape; fitting blinds to edwardian and victorian Conservatories can be complicated and expensive.
This is by far the most popular style, the square shape will give you maximum internal space and versatility when positioning doors etc. The vaulted roof gives you a real sense of space. A popular option is to build the walls higher on one side, with a row of windows on top to provide wall space to hang a tv and to give privacy from neighbours.
The Lean to is still incredibly popular, it’s simplicity makes this the lowest cost option. This style is available with a 2.5 degree pitch which makes it ideal if you have height restrictions. It is also widely used where there are adjoining walls.
The above styles can be combined to form P shaped conservatories, this is especially popular with larger designs. Hips, valleys and box gutters can be used to design your perfect solution. The Gable, victorian and edwardian styles can also be hipped at the back should you need to reduce the height to avoid windows, low guttering, plumbing etc.
The above styles can be combined to form T shaped conservatories, this is especially popular with larger designs. Hips, valleys and box gutters can be used to design your perfect solution. The Gable, victorian and edwardian styles can also be hipped at the back should you need to reduce the height to avoid windows, low guttering, plumbing etc.
Victorian conservatories offer a traditional look; they tend to have three or five facets to the front elevation, and ornate detailing along the ridge of the apex roof. Be careful though the shaped front will limit your usable space compared to a squarer style.