What It Takes To Give Your Conservatory A Summery Feel

16th July

It’s almost time for your annual summer holiday which is likely to be a bit different this year, but shouldn’t be any less enjoyable.

Hotels and campsites are beginning to reopen, but you may prefer to have a ‘homecation’ instead, in which case, you will be very reliant on your garden and any extension you have.

Trouble is, if it’s a conservatory that you have, and a fairly old conservatory for that matter, it might get far too hot in warm weather, to the point where you can’t use it.

It doesn’t have to be this way though. You could have a solid tiled roof integrated into the structure in place of your current poorly insulating roof.

Balhousie supplies two of the leading replacement conservatory roofing systems, the Guardian Warm Roof and UltraRoof, which we can custom-build for your extension.

After fitting either product, that excess warmth will be gone, and in winter, you won’t feel a bit of the cold from outside when relaxing in the interior.

We may be able to retain your existing windows and doors if they remain strong enough to hold the weight of a solid roof, but we’d recommend they’re replaced if they don’t offer a sufficient level of thermal efficiency.

So that you can swap your conservatory for the garden with urgency, add a French, patio or bi-folding door to the building. When fully open, they will also let in some fresh air and keep things cool.

Those who REALLY love their garden and hate missing out on using it when it rains should bring some greenery into their conservatory space i.e. plants so that it doesn’t irk them as much.

If you’re wondering which plants are best to buy, in 2019, Gardeners’ World Magazine revealed their Top 10 conservatory plants:

  • Mandevilla
  • Bougainvillea
  • Hoya
  • Plumbago
  • Sarracenia
  • Lapageria
  • Strelitzia
  • Hymenocallis
  • Aristolochia
  • Cacti and succulents

If we can help you get your conservatory prepared for the summer, have a Private Showroom Appointment with a Balhousie consultant, where you can talk in-depth in a safe space.

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