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10 reasons WHY to buy a DIY Conservatory

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

10 reasons WHY to buy a DIY Conservatory

(Contrary to the opinion of some national companies salesmen)

Their incorrect comments

1.Its too cheap, they will go out of business

2. Its not top quality profile

3.They dont supply top quality glass roofs

4. You dont know what you will be getting when you buy on the internet

5. Their glass ratings are inferior to our

Aplus or A++.

6.If they go out of business your warrantees will be ineffective

7. You will lose your money if you pay prior to delivery and it isnt delivered

8. After delivery they leave you to deal with any problems

9. Their conservatory frames are made from reground materials

10. The roof and frames come from different suppliers

Our Response

1. We have had legal and financial checks

carried out to ensure the companys stability. Only businesss with satisfactory ratings are accepted

2. Ours is a multichanbered chambered sculptured system. Many national companies are running with old outdated

Profile systems. We choose K2 as its bbA regulated.

2. Our glass is from Pilkington or K2 Celsius, as well as other suppliers, unlike many national companies who are restricted as to which suppliers they can use. We can offer more competitive prices as a result

4. We only sell trusted and established K2 systems which come with a 10 year guarantee. This system is BBA approved, ask for you local companies BBA

Conservatory for Bungalows

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Conservatory for Bungalows specialise in conservatories for bungalows. When thinking about fitting a conservatory to your bungalow or single storey extension most companies will offer you a lean to design. This is because it’s the first that comes to mind and the easiest. If however you do not have sufficient room under the soffit and over the back door or kitchen window what options do you have.


Nick Clegg proposes new conservatory sizes

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Nick Clegg proposes new temporary planning rules for conservatory sizes in a bid to get the construction industry moving.

Today on the bbc Mr Clegg will said the relaxed rules will make it easier for homeowners to put in a new conservatory, loft extension or garage conversion. They are looking at increasing the current 3mtr to 4mtr with out the need for planning permission. The government

Self build conservatory base prices

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

At we can offer on line conservatory base prices. These bases are unique to us and go up in under a day. If you are a trader or a keen diy’er our base system is quick and easy to assemble. With a self build conservatory base uneven ground is a thing of the past as our system allows you to jack up or down adjustable legs. If you have a steep incline or you garden falls away or you run off a patio our system allows you to effectively build you conservatory on legs to maintain an even base. In addition to its robust build quality the base system lends itself to a quick installation and with hollow sections threading pipework or electrical cables through is a simple operation. If you would like more details on our base system just go to

10 tips for a great Conservatory Design

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

1. Work out the size of your conservatory foot print. Although obvious the size of your conservatory will affect the style you pick. E.g. if you are limited on space stay away from the designs with angled corners like the Victorian conservatory or you won’t get your conservatory furniture inside
2. Survey the proposed site. Look around for manhole covers for drains etc. But also stand in the garden and look back at the house and see if there are any toilet over flows or drain pipes that you need to tell the conservatory designer about.
3. Decide on your budget. As with every purchase getting the most for you money if paramount. But don’t be fooled by cheap conservatory prices always check the conservatory specification against the price.
4. Select you conservatory Style. These can vary and don’t be afraid to ask for something special if that’s what you want. At diy conservatory quote we can draw and design and advise you on all aspects of the conservatory design process.
5. Conservatory Colour. Generally the rule of thumb is match the conservatory to your house or bungalows window colour. We offer white, rosewood, light oak or rosewood on white. We stay away from coloured conservatories as getting the ancillaries to colour match is difficult despite what the companies selling them say.
6. Conservatory door position One of the most important considerations when designing a conservatory. The natural temptation is to put the doors, when looking back at the house, middle and centre. Now if you stop and think about this it immediately drives a walkway corridor straight through the middle of the conservatory. The best place is usually on one of the sides.
7. Conservatory Roof Type. Generally there are two roof types of conservatory roof. Glass or polycarbonate. If you are new to all this here is a quick and easy guide to roofs. Polycarbonate roofs are cheaper than glass roof. If you are going for a polycarbonate roof make sure you get as thick as you can. Certain high street diy stores are selling 16mm roofs our standard is 25mm but you can upgrade to 32mm. If you decide on a glass roof you instantly are opting for the quieter option if it rains but make sure you don’t lose all your heat from the building. Select a high performance glass and you won’t be disappointed.

8. Conservatory Glass type. This is all about heat loss and what you are using your conservatory for. If you want to use your conservatory all year round you need to select a low emission heat saving glass like Pilkington k glass. This glass reflects heat back into the room whilst allowing the suns warming rays to pass through and heat the conservatory as well.

9. Conservatory Ventilation. Make sure that you have enough opening windows to get a cooling breeze passing through the building even with the doors shut. We see a lot of customers asking for all top opening windows as they are totally unaware that with a dwarf wall you can have large mid-opening vents.

10. Preglazed Window Frames The latest thing on the market. If you have never glazed a window or toe and heeled a door then you could be in trouble. Knowing how the pack the frames correctly to give adequate drainage is a must. Also who is picking up the bill for any broken or smashed glass whilst glazing ? You !