Posted: Friday, 14 August 2015 @ 09:57
in manufacturing good quality and reasonably priced uPVC conservatories which
are easy to install by any enthusiastic do it your-self person. We can supply
you with a conservatory you really want, at a great price, giving you total
control and satisfaction when it comes to installing and buying your new
many reasons why people decide to build their own conservatory; for some it’s
the reward they reap from doing the work themselves, for others it’s more of a
financially choice that leads them to do it themselves.
Buying a DIY
conservatory allows you to take on as much or as little of the
installation/build on as you want. Some decide to project manage the build and
employee either a builder or friend to carry out the actually physical work.
Whilst others undertake the whole job from start to finish.
- When buying
a DIY conservatory look out for these features to ensure you are getting the
best quality product that will add value and help keep your home energy
double glazed sealed units, using 4mm toughened safety glass BS EN1279 and
opening vents with high security locks with lockable night vent position
quality fully galvanized steel reinforced Rehau S706 70mm window and door
security locking systems for windows and doors.
multi-walled polycarbonate roof sheets or glass roof options including self-cleaning
blue active and anti-sun.
kit containing frame anchors, screws, silicone sealant and glazing packers.
installation manuals for conservatory frames and roof.
from a reputable company that supplies testimonials and warranties.
There are 5
main design options available when buying a DIY conservatory which include;
- Lean To
As a rule
most manufactures supply conservatories in modular parts which means the parts
are fitted together to form the design and size you require. This allows
you to add the doors and venting windows in the position you require.
Top Building Tips.
Here are a
few handy tips to follow if you are considering adding a DIY conservatory to your
you don’t need planning permission, in most cases this will not be required
however it’s always best to check!
your measurements in millimetres so not to cause confusion when ordering your
out the area you are going to use for the new conservatory, check for anything
that could be in the way of the frames or roof before you order your
supplying your measurements give the external brickwork size, so the frame can
be made to fit correctly. (Check with your supplier that they work the same
and have delivered all materials that you will need on the build for example
skips, scaffolding, ladders, concrete, sand, gravel etc.
out a risk assessment of the area to keep everyone on site safe.
can be constructed in two ways – traditional concrete base or a pre-fabricated
base system. Choose the option which works best for you and your build both
have advantages and disadvantages.
the base is in place build any brick walls to the desired height then cover
with sheeting to protect the build from the UK weather.
fitting the actual frame take your time and follow your instructions, don’t
rush this process and make sure everything is fitted correctly. Once the frames
are in place you can finally add the roof.
If you are
ready to buy a new DIY conservatory then use our online modular conservatory builder to find the best style and solution
for your home.