10 Ways to Use A Conservatory
Many home owners want additional space within their properties, but may not be in a position to afford or obtain a full home extension, but by installing a conservatory they are able to overcome this problem.
Today’s conservatories are built with modern insulation and quality double or triple glazed glass making them perfect to use all year round.
If you already own a conservatory you might not be getting the most out of it. In this article we are going to look at some possibilities of new uses for your conservatory. If you haven’t yet invested in a conservatory read about how a conservatory could be used in your home.
What to do with that additional space?
Extending your kitchen into a conservatory offers you an additional informal dining space which you may not currently have. By extending your kitchen into a conservatory this brings additional light into the room and opens up the space, expanding what is the hub of most homes. Many families now use their kitchens to entertain not just to cook and prepare meals.
Some homes dining rooms are rather formal and therefore are often not used, but by using a conservatory you will benefit from a light informal relaxing room. In the summer months when you are having BBQs you will be able to retreat into the dining room should the weather turn. Be the envy of your neighbours by throwing a fantastic dinner party in your conservatory.
This may not be the first choice for installing a conservatory, but it is an option that you may want to consider. Conservatories are completely suitable to use as a bedroom dressed with the right blinds, curtains and heating there is no reason why you can’t use a conservatory as a down stairs bedroom.
Not everyone wants to join a gym or has a gym in their local area so why not turn your conservatory into a fitness room. The glass room makes a perfect environment for training, it’s light, airy spacious and motivational. By training at home you can save on expensive gym memberships and there’s also no travel expense either.
With today’s children’s toy boxes forever growing having a space within the home that is dedicated to storing the children’s toys is bound to be a plus. It also giving them a safe place to play as the conservatory will be on the ground floor of the property and properly attached to a room which will be occupied by an adult, making supervising young children is easy. As your children grow you could consider making this room into a games room which all the family could enjoy using.
Using a conservatory as an additional living room can be very beneficial especially if you have a large family and need the extra seating space when all the family is at home or you have visitors. Many of us dream of an extra sitting room and by using a conservatory for this purpose you can fulfil your dream.
Typically this is why most people have a conservatory enabling them to enjoy the sun’s rays even when the weather isn’t at its warmest. You can enjoy having somewhere it sit when it’s not quite warm enough to be outside, but you are still able to enjoy the garden during these cooler days.
If you are a keen gardener and don’t have a greenhouse using a conservatory is a great space to bring on your cuttings and creates an extension of the garden into the home. By growing plants in your conservatory you are also improving the air quality in your home.
Home Office / Study
A dedicated room in your home to carry out your day to work is essential to get the best productivity from day. A conservatory makes a great working space offering a light airy environment allowing you to escape the day to day going distractions that go on in the home and work at home but in a professional manner. A home office is also a great place to allow your children to do their homework.
Run A Small Business
If you own your own business and you require premises a conservatory is a viable solution for a small business owner. Businesses like beauty therapists, accountants, hairdressers can all enjoy running their business from home, but keep their home life separate to the business.
Conservatories are a popular investment for UK home owners who want to improve their homes and gain additional living space without having to apply for planning permission. Most conservatories don’t need planning permission, but it’s advisable to check the planning portal website before undertaking the build.
Although conservatories are popular they are sometimes under used, with owners waiting for the perfect weather conditions, which in the UK can be a rarity. By dressing and heating the conservatory correctly you will be able to use the room all year round.