Category Archives: Tips & Advice

03 May

Free Standing Buildings

FREE STANDING BUILDINGS ARE CHOSEN FOR A MULTITUDE OF REASONS:- The good news is that you are able to make all of the choices with regards to overall design, dimensions and other materials for its construction. There are of course are very economical ways to proceed and these are generally based on shed or timber

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03 May

Internal Floor Finishes

CERAMIC  .  TERRACOTTA  .  QUARRY TILES  .  KARNDEAN  .  TIMBER  .  CARPET Tongue and Grooved Flooring which can be stained or varnished to provide an attractive finish or traditional woodblock flooring. These floors must be laid by a professional trade’s person, so that full allowance for any movement is fully taken into consideration. Some 3

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03 May

Flies & Insects in your Conservatory

Unfortunately, these unwelcome guests will swarm into your conservatory as if they were auditioning for an Alfred Hitchcock film. It very much seems that many of the things we enjoy also appeal to insects and unless suitable precautions are taken, they can spoil our pleasure, as they certainly would not be first names on any

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03 May

Doors and their ‘Best’ Chosen Positions

It is most unusual that a Conservatory or Sun Room will be constructed without a door when built at ground level rather than on a balcony. The best way to decide on the most appropriate style of door and its position is to draw a plan view of your home, showing doors linking into the

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03 May

Conservatories with Tiled Roofs

By constructing a glass Sun Room with Tiled Roof or putting such a roof onto an existing glazed structure means that it becomes and Extension. Although many fully glazed Sun Rooms would have been exempt from Building Regulations, the introduction for a tiled roof at any time will bring these buildings under full Building Regulation

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03 May

Opening Windows

These can be called sashes, casements, lites or any other name that the manufacturers feel will give their product an additional flair. When planning your conservatory speak to your potential suppliers in terms of fixed glazed panels or opening windows so you can be sure they do not confuse you with their jargon. Opening windows

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03 May

Roof Vents

ARE THEY REALLY THE BEST WAY TO KEEP YOUR CONSERVATORY COOL?   Many people have roof vents fitted to a conservatory because the Salesman advises that as hot air rises the best way for it to escape would be through a “hole in the roof”.  At first glance, this would appear to be sound advice and

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