2016 Conservatory Trends

September 15th, 2016

From the orangeries for the Victorian era through to the trendy all-glass enclosures of modern times, conservatories have been highly popular as an inexpensive way to improve our homes for many years. They offer additional space that (when correctly heated and shaded) can be used all year round. They are also easy to build, less… Read more »

5 things to consider before buying a conservatory

January 26th, 2016

The UK has been experiencing yet another surge in house prices which, for many people, makes it much harder to upgrade for more space. However one very good answer to the space dilemma is to add on a conservatory – a lower cost alternative to an extension, but one which can offer year round additional… Read more »

Conservatories: All The Advice You Need in 2015

June 4th, 2015

Conservatories are every middle class suburban homeowner’s dream. But it’s not the kind of extension you purchase lightly. While it’ll allow you to lounge in the sunlight like a sizzling lizard in the Amazon rainforest, building a conservatory will cause a month or so of disruption to your home life. Moreover, such an extension requires… Read more »

What Value Does A Conservatory Add To Your House?

March 10th, 2014

The prospect of getting a conservatory added to your home has many benefits for the homeowner. Not the least of which is the additional space it provides, effectively giving you an extra room at a fraction of the cost of a house extension and without the attendant hassle of getting planning permission. But there are… Read more »

Can You Add A Conservatory To A Listed Building?

February 28th, 2014

Any property that is either Grade I or Grade II listed is considered to be of architectural significance or merit. The likelihood is that the building is also at least a hundred years old, which means that as the present owner, you are considered to be its custodian – with a responsibility to look after… Read more »

Conservatories under £5,000

February 10th, 2014

A new conservatory is undoubtedly one of the most cost effective ways of adding living space to your home, and even of increasing your property’s value. Cheaper than a house extension, and much less hassle than getting a loft or garage conversion, conservatories are seen by many as the fastest and cheapest way of doing… Read more »

Dwarf Wall Conservatories

November 18th, 2013

If you’re thinking of having a conservatory added to your home, you’ve probably got a thousand and one questions mulling over in your head. Which style should you get? How big could it be? How much will it cost? Aside from all these questions you may have read up about the topic and come across… Read more »