Designing your DIY Conservatory

It's important to weigh up all the practicalities when designing and building your self build DIY Conservatory.

In order to ensure you create the conservatory that is right for you you need to be clear as to what's involved - including choosing the style of conservatory that's right for your home, whether planning is required prior to your conservatory installation along with all the other practicalities you'd expect to deal with when undertaking building work.

Possible Conservatory Styles

Our website has been designed to try and answer any questions you have about the DIY conservatory buying process and make sure that you choose the perfect conservatory design for your home and family.

It's also important to understand that the roof is a pivotal component in any conservatory and in this section you can learn how important it is to ensure that your conservatory features a market leading Ultraframe roof from Spectrum Glazing.

A DIY conservatory is the most cost effective and easiest solution to adding more living space to your home and because you have chosen the self build route the cost is likely to be reflected in the value of your property much faster because of the savings you will make.

It is important to remember that the style or model of conservatory should be in keeping with the design and age of your home. Edwardian and Lean to styles suit most modern homes but if your home is an older property, a Victorian or Gable End style would probably be your choice.

If you house is in a terraced or semi-detached property you may want to consider full height side walls for privacy and this offers an ideal background to position furniture against. A popular choice for most conservatories is to incorporate a dwarf wall rather than full height glazing, which provides window boards at seating level.