Helpful Tips For Home Upgrades

Personal Design Choice for Conservatories and Orangeries

Personal Design Choice for Conservatories and Orangeries

Add value with Orangeries & Conservatories


bespokeTo extend the family home, increase living space, make your property more desirable and also increase the market value, surely bespoke orangeries must be a serious contender.

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The totally personalised and unique nature of every modern orangery is one of the premier features of the range. Orangeries are usually quite substantial home extensions, featuring extensive use of columns and pillars – although this is not essential. Many will have a flat roof with a glazed centre section similar to a lantern which form the inside of the room gives the conservatory the look and feel of a light & airy atrium.

Be prepared to invest some time in pre-planning because the more you sort out before construction starts, the smoother it will go – also because orangeries are medium to large in size, you may need to seek planning permission prior to commencing any work – always check with your local planning office, but there is a quick guide at the UK Planning Portal.

UPVC Conservatories Allow You to Gain Extra Living Space

Go back just a couple of years and the likelihood is that as your family grew and you started to outgrow your home you would put your house up for sale and move to a more suitable, larger home. Just a few years ago this was the norm however, due to the credit crunch and falling house prices many people are finding themselves in a situation where they cannot afford to move house. People who are finding themselves in this situation still have the problem that they are out growing their current homes and are looking for ways to extend their current property.

A popular option is to add a loft conversion to your property.

Conservatories and OrangeriesHowever, this is still an expensive option and not all lofts are suitable for converting. A more affordable option which can be added to virtually any home is a uPVC conservatory.

Conservatories had a stigma of been too cold in the winter and too hot in the summer but times have changed and technology has moved on. Modern conservatories are built using uPVC windows, doors and double glazing, making them far more energy efficient and a space which can be used 365 days a year.

There are a wide range of styles of uPVC conservatory to choose from such as Victorian conservatories and Edwardian conservatories meaning there is a style to suit virtually any home. There are even Mediterranean or lean-to uPVC conservatories which are a great option if there is a restriction on height for example with bungalows

If you do decide to have a uPVC conservatory fitted, then it is worth considering having uPVC windows and uPVC doors fitted at the same time. Most conservatory fitters will also fit uPVC windows and doors and may offer you a great deal for having them all fitted at once.

There are many benefits to having uPVC windows and uPVC doors fitted not only will they make your home more energy efficient and lower your gas and electricity bills but they will also help to make your home more desirable to potential buyers if you do decide to sell in the future.