Conservatory is a cost effective
home improvement: A conservatory is probably
one of the most dramatic and cost effective improvements
you can make to your home. Not only adding flexible
living space but, if well planned and executed, will
increase the value of your property. The modern day
conservatory provides the ideal place to work, play,
dine or simply relax and entertain and will instantly
become an indispensable part of your home.
Conservatory living is light and flexible:
A conservatory is all about space, light and flexible
living. Everyone uses their conservatory is slightly
different. Make sure you consider all the available
style, size, type and glazing options. These rooms are
not just about roofs, frames and glass; you have to
make sure the building is being constructed correctly.
Footings need to be excavated deeply enough and good
strip foundations need to be poured. Vegetation soil
should always remove from the base area, good scalping
hardcore must be laid and compressed with a wacker plate
so that when the insulated concrete floor is laid it
does not subside. Dwarf walls must be tied into the
house and the correct damp proof course must be placed
in the right place.
English conservatory: An English
conservatory should be more than just an extra summer
room they are light airy extensions to our homes that,
when designed well can be used all year. Vogue Conservatories
would like to build a very special room for you and
your family. Our designers will be happy to assist you
with a great extension to your home.
Conservatory living: Homeowners
find after installing a conservatory that they want
to use it all the time. Breakfast in your conservatory
is a nice way to start the day reading the newspaper.
Looking out across the garden with that afternoon cup
of tea. Evenings with candles lit enjoying the evening
with friends and a drink having fun. Your conservatory
will become a place you enjoy every day.
Is your conservatory going to be
the right size: First thing to remember is all
conservatory companies talk and measure the size of
the conservatory as the outside brickwork size. If you
are having a dwarf wall on both sides of your conservatory
the floor area will be reduced by as much as five hundred
and fifty millimetres (eighteen inches). The best way
to see if the proposed conservatory is going to be big
enough get your designer to show you how big the floor
space will be in relation to one of your rooms in your
house. Remember to tell him or her that it must be the
actual floor space not the outside size.
Conservatory prized home improvements:
It’s no surprise that a conservatory is
now one of the most prized home improvements. It can
transform the way you use your home, providing versatile
Conservatory heating: Under
floor heating feels great on your feet and allows the
conservatory to heat from the floor up. There are two
types of under floor heating electric or hot pipe work
extended from your central heating. Both work very well
if you opt for any radiators or under floor heating
using your existing central heating you need to have
a separate valve and thermostat. You also need to take
the correct advice regarding building regulations regarding
to heating a conservatory.
Insulate the conservatory:
To make the most of your heating in the conservatory.
Make sure the base has the correct warm floor insulation
under the concrete or timber floor. The dwarf walls
have the best insulation in the cavity and the inner
skin of block work has a good “U” value.
The walls and roof need to be installed well with the
correct sealant in all of those places the manufacturers
recommend. The glazing for the roof is the best your
can afford be that glass or polycarbonate. Make sure
you glaze the conservatory roof with the lowest “U”
value product you can obtain for your budget. For those
who are considering polycarbonate there are several
polycarbonates usually the thicker ones with low “U2
values. Glazed the conservatory walls with the best
high performance glass. Don’t just accept that
standard glass is ok ask your designer to show you with
a demonstration unit what all the glazing options are
for the conservatory roof and the walls.