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What exactly is a sunroom?

A sunroom is often considered as a conservatory with a solid tile or slate roof and ceiling.  It is an extension with lots of windows that allows you to enjoy the sight of outdoors. A sunroom can be an attached or integrated extension. This makes a good option for those who need an extension to their home to create more space. It can be used at any time of the year comfortably.

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Detail Inside An Orangery / Garden Room Extension - Part 1

Once designed and built the interior of your orangery / garden room extension deserves a good deal of thought and consideration
Here is a review of some of the detail put into the interior of a large orangery

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Detail Inside An Orangery / Garden Room Extension - Part 2

Here is part two of our tips on how to design and fit the interior of your orangery / sun room extension
Part one covered flooring, light fittings and folding doors
In part two we cover roof lights (ventilation), lighting lanterns, windows and  door handles

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Detail Inside An Orangery / Garden Room Extension - Part 3

Here is part three of our tips on how to design and fit the interior of your orangery / sun room extension
Part one covered flooring, light fittings and folding doors. Part two covered roof lights (ventilation), lighting lanterns, windows and door handles
In part three we cover converting a door to an internal window, finding space to house the underfloor heating equipment, choosing the right light switches and designing the new orangery / sun room / garden room extension with the right ceiling height

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See your dream plans for a Conservatory or Orangery as a drawing first

 A picture is worth a thousand words ... And in case of a structure like a Conservatory or an Orangery, a drawing of what it would look like and how it fits in with its surroundings is worth more than that. Nothing can help you visualise the final outcome better than a lifestyle drawing in front of your eyes. Such a drawing will ensure that both yours and the designer’s vision is on the same page. 

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Small Orangery designs for compact spaces

Orangeries make a great addition to larger structures which can act as an extension as compared to a conservatory. An orangery is a better substitute for a solid extension and looks very elegant. This makes a real feature on the property that provides a light and spacious area comfortable for use all year round. But an Orangery does not necessarily need to be big.

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Detail Inside An Orangery / Garden Room Extension - Part 4

Simple and elegant furnishings are ideal for populating your new orangery.
This set of French style chairs certainly add a touch of style to the orangery furnishings.

 

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Find Orangeries Design Ideas For Your Home

Orangeries are a very common home improvement solution as they give you an affordable way to expand your property. Orangeries provide a good deal of added space that can be used as lounge space, dining room, playroom, office or anything else. If  you are however new to this concept and do not know where to begin Orangery Solutions, UK is the best place to be.
 

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Another Orangery Project Successfully Completed

We successfully converted the rear of this 6 bedroom house in West Sussex.
The project was to provide an appropriate large kitchen / dining space commensurate with the size of the house that also gained visual and practical access to the lovely gardens.

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Find Amazing Garden Room Extension Ideas

Orangery and conservatories make one of the best garden room extension ideas for your home. These are useful all year round, are cheaper compared to solid extensions and do not require as many planning permits. If you have planned on getting a new conservatory or orangery extension Orangery Solutions, UK can be a great choice for you. At Orangery Solutions, we help our customers with all kinds of orangery and conservatory related ideas.

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Get Advice and Guidance from the orangery and conservatory experts

Getting a conservatory or orangery built is a long process that requires careful planning and research as there are a number of elements involved. If you are working on a tight budget, prioritising your requirements is very important. At Orangery Solutions we can guide you through the entire process so that you get exactly the kind of orangery or conservatory that you wanted and do not fall prey to substandard materials and wrong suggestions. Our experts take you through the entire process smoothly so that you get exactly what you needed.

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Orangery as a Kitchen Extension

An orangery is a useful and effective addition to a home. It is an extension that beautifully brings in your outdoors for you to enjoy. It is functional and charming and can be used as almost any room in the home. While a conservatory incorporates more glass in the structure, an orangery is closer to an extension with its perimeter flat roof and a central glazed lantern. It has more brickwork or stonework and less glazing comparatively, which makes it better insulated. More insulation means comfortable to use all year-round.

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Example of a bespoke orangery to extend the kitchen

Here is a fine example of what you can do to extend the living area of the house; extend the kitchen and provide much more space and light in the kitchen. Overall giving a much more pleasurable experience to anyone working in the kitchen or wanting to relax and communicate whilst others are cooking and preparing in the kitchen.
The orangery is a new extension to the house providing a large casual living space for at least 8 people (The dining table can accommodate 12)

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An orangery ensures you get the best from the upcoming summer

The main advantage of an orangery / conservatory is usually to gain extra living space
However with summer approaching it brings thoughts of enjoying the garden.
 

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Get the best advisory service for your orangery

At Orangery Solutions we provide an unbiased advisory service to make sure that you get exactly the kind of conservatory/orangery/extension you envisioned and absolute value for your money. When it comes to any of these additions to your home, there are a number of factors that come into play.

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Planning permissions for extensions, orangeries, conservatories etc

Here is a useful (edited) article from the Planning portal covering the recent changes in planning application rules.
Councils throughout England have become overwhelmed by an influx of planning applications for home extensions including glass room extensions, Orangeries and Conservatories.
With the housing market in the doldrums and stamp duty causing home owners to think twice before moving, extending your home is an obvious answer and if done correctly you are also likely to recover the cost in terms of the value that you will add to the property.

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Types of Orangery Ventilation, Heating and Cooling Systems

Conservatory /orangery ventilation is very important if you want to maintain a comfortable environment. As heat rises, it is important to have some form of ventilation in the conservatory / orangery and one or more opening roof vents.

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What Are the Benefits of Having a Conservatory/Orangery?

A conservatory has a number of long term as well as short term benefits.
Here are a few:-

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