Wooden Conservatories

Wooden conservatories offer a great frame for your conservatory dreams. It is possible to either construct these yourself using woodworking skills and DIY experience, or to have a conservatory building company to do the job for you. They will advise on all aspects of the design from beginning to end, from site management to installation, everything should be taken care of at the outset to ensure there are no problems later. They can also paint your conservatory to any colour of your choosing, so it blends in perfectly with your house and gives you that luxurious look.


Conservatories also offer an extra space to use as a dining room wooden conservatories. There are different styles and sizes to suit this need. Small to extend into a kitchen, large enough to be a comfortable dining room, or a combination of both. Whatever suits your needs and tastes. And with modern glass roof designs, your conservatory can also be a fashionable sitting room.


With modern designs of wooden conservatories you will find they come with bespoke glazing, doors, shutters and skylights with double glazed doors, which are extremely energy efficient, offering maximum insulation and noise reduction. These are the latest in modern design and also give you the choice of single and double glazed doors, or none at all. All these options give you comfort and extra space but also added features such as timber windows, tinted windows or even conservatory sliding doors to give you extra security.


Timber framed conservatories give you the traditional wooden doors, skylights and shutters, but in addition, have the additional benefit of weather resistance and insect-proofing. For those wanting an old-fashioned country look, there are many styles of timber conservatory with cedar, pine, oak or teak fittings. For those wanting to install their conservatory themselves, there are ready-to-assemble conservatory packages available. There is a variety of styles and finishes to choose from and of course, depending on your individual taste, you can create your own wooden conservatory doors. For those who would prefer the traditional look of a wooden conservatory without all the bells and whistles, there are also some excellent bespoke conservatories with all the options and functionality of a fully built conservatory, such as the B&Q Private Collection.


The most popular style of timber conservatories is modern in design with glass and aluminium frames. This style is most often seen on flat roofed constructions offering a simple yet attractive option to a more traditionally styled conservatory. These types of conservatories use timber for the floor joists and the roof trusses but also use glass panels for the skylights and shutters. As this type of conservatory is opened to the outside environment, you won’t be able to get as much natural light entering your property. You will still be able to have natural sunlight though as the skylight is operable and you can even install a bay windows to let in more light.


As with any building project, it’s always best to check if you require planning permission before going ahead and installing a wooden conservatory. Check the council’s website to ensure that your proposed design meets all the criteria for planning permission. However, if you are not planning on using your conservatory for an extended period of time, you may not need to apply for planning permission. It’s always best to speak to a conservatory contractor before you begin any new project so that you’re fully aware of all the options available.

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