Welcome to the Conservatories page, this is our guide to buying a conservatory online including the DIY conservatories which you build yourself and the conservatories that are built for you in styles such as Victorian, Dwarf and Edwardian and materials such as uPVC, aluminium and hardwood.
A conservatory is a great addition to any home, they offer great views into the garden and also offer shelter. Conservatories are a very relaxing place to be as they usually offer views in three directions, they are also a peaceful place away from the rest of the house. Most people who have a conservatory furnish it with simple furniture as it is a place to relax, cane furniture is very popular with sofas and tables being the most popular type of conservatory furniture, conservatory blinds are also very popular. There are also many types of conservatory with hardwood, aluminium and uPVC being popular, there are also many styles including Dwarf, Victorian and Edwardian.
- White Upvc conservatory
- Lean-to 32mm opal polycarbonate roof
- To suit 600mm dawrf wall (not included)
- 28mm clear glass in windows, toughened where required
- 4.5m x 3m x 2.5m (width x projection x height)
- High impact, crystalline, acrylic panels are naturally immune from harmful UV rays
- Rust resistant, powder coated aluminum frame
- Adjustable height between 260 and 305 cm (102.4 in. - 120 in.)
- The Feria Sidewall can be installed on either or both sides
- Compatible with all sizes of Palram's Feria 3 patio covers
- Wooden Doll House Conservatory
- Size: Size: H26cm x W35cm x D22cm
- Double French Doors
- PVC glazing Kit Included
- Robust galvanized steel frame for long life
- Double sliding doors for easy access
- Sliding vent window to control temperature
- Easy install to the side of your house
- Free delivery
- Merged glazing system: TwinWall, virtually unbreakable 4 mm polycarbonate roof panels
- Thick Extruded Resin frame improves insulation and durability
- Glazing panels and Resin Frame 100% UV protected
- Includes hinged side door, roof vent for air circulation
- Clear as glass 3 mm translucent acrylic side panels
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There are two main ways of buying a conservatory, you can buy a DIY conservatory that you build yourself or you can order a conservatory from a company that builds the conservatory for you. There are then several different types of conservatory, the main materials used are uPVC, hardwood and aluminium. The style that you choose depends on the kind of home that you have, uPVC and aluminium conservatories generally look better on the more modern homes where as the hardwood conservatories generally suit the more traditional homes. There are also many different designs for conservatories, they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes with lots of options for windows and doors.
One important thing to remember when buying a conservatory is that you will need a base, when you order from a company that will build the conservatory for you then this is normally included but always check, if you are building a DIY conservatory then this not normally included and will have to be taken into consideration. The base also usually includes any brick work that needs to be in place to match your house, once the base is in place you can then build a DIY conservatory as they always include detailed instructions.
DIY conservatories are very popular as they are cheap when compared to the conservatories that you built for you, they are also quite easy to build as long as you have the proper base in place. Also make sure you have measured the area correctly so you know the DIY conservatory will fit into that area, obstructions such as drains also need to be taken into account. Once you have your base installed there is allot of choice as you can get DIY conservatories in hardwood, uPVC or aluminium, you can also get lots of styles such as Edwardian, Dwarf and Victorian.
There are a few things to look out for when buying a conservatory online, the main feature apart from design issues is the quality of the glass, double glazing is usually standard but toughened safety glass is also available. The double glazing is important as it helps keep the heat inside of the conservatory in the colder months, double glazing is also harder to break so is more secure. The doors are also important and should have good locking systems, the doors should also be double glazed if the windows are. It is important that the conservatory is secure as even though there is usually a separate door which leads into the house which will be secure people often leave valuables in the conservatory, these can include furniture, furnishings and electronics so making sure that the conservatory is secure is very important.
So when buying a conservatory the main decision is whether to get a DIY conservatory and build it yourself once you have a base or whether to have a company build the whole conservatory for you, getting a DIY conservatory is cheaper but it is easier to have the whole thing built for you. Then there are the styles, you can get lots of styles such as Dwarf, Edwardian and Victorian and there are also lots of materials such as hardwood, uPVC and aluminium. If you want a cheap conservatory then it is best to go with the DIY version but you can get some good cheap deals on the conservatories that are built for you, it’s best to just have a good shop around when looking for these cheap deals.