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When navigating the main categories (above) you will find more detailed advice to help you understand all aspects of owning a conservatory.
We cover such topics as:
- Building Regulations – Building Regulations set minimum standards for the health, safety, comfort and convenience of building users in the construction of buildings.
- Conservation Areas and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – If you live in a Conservation area or an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), you will usually need Planning Permission before building a conservatory.
- Conservatory Design – You may already have an idea of the conservatory design you would like for your home, or you may be constrained in your choice if you have a period property and it is necessary to match it with a traditional conservatory of the same period.
- Conservatory Flooring – Before choosing a floor material for your conservatory you must consider the use you will be putting your conservatory to.
- Conservatory Glass – When selecting the glazing for a conservatory, glass is usually a much better option than cheap polycarbonate alternatives that can become opaque and marked over time.
- Conservatory Ground Conditions & Conservatory Foundations – Before any work can be started on the foundations of a conservatory, an understanding of the subsoil strata on the site is needed.
- Planning Permission – Planning Permission and Building Regulations are two different issues in the planning and building of a conservatory and should not be confused even though your Local Authority manage both.
…and much more.
Do you need further conservatory advice? Is there a topic we haven’t covered you’d like to know about, or think should be added to these pages? Then contact us now and we’ll do our best help you.
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