And the 2017 colour of the year is…

And the 2017 colour of the year is…. It’s time to pack the grey and midnight blue’s away and grab a paint brush whilst welcome the new, vibrant colour trending for 2017…. Mrs Monnington Boddy works at WGSN, a London-based company that offers information on current and future trends in...
read more

Spring Into Action

Spring into action! Lighter mornings beckons us to our snug Glass Room Extensions with a cup of coffee to sit and appreciate the first signs of spring in our gardens. And there can be no better spot either for enjoying a glass of wine at the end of the day,...
read more

A Conservatory or an Orangery?

A Conservatory or an Orangery? This is the question… You are most certainly not alone, if you are unsure about the difference between a Conservatory and an Orangery. Most new enquiries we have ask this question, so hopefully, this will help bring some clarity and direction for your research.   What...
read more

What’s an Orangery?

What's an Orangery? An Orangery or Orangerie was a room or a dedicated building in the grounds of fashionable residences between the Seventeenth to Nineteenth centuries where orange and other citrus fruit trees were protected during the winter, similar to a glass house or Conservatory. The Orangery was generally a much more luxurious extension...
read more

Are Guarantees worth the paper they are written on?

Are guarantees worth the paper they are written on? According to the dictionary a guarantee is as follows:   guarantee    ɡar(ə)nˈtiː/  noun  a formal assurance (typically in writing) that certain conditions will be fulfilled, especially that a product will be repaired or replaced if not of a specified quality. We know...
read more

Top Tips for the must have Kitchen

Top tips for the must have kitchen: With Christmas and the New Year behind us, often restoring our homes back to order following the descent of guests and family, many of us are left with the feeling that next year….we desperately need more space! There is probably no other room...
read more

Goals for 2017

We trust that you have had a great Christmas and wish you all a happy New Year! It is at this time of year that we typically make plans and goals for the year ahead. And it is often following Christmas, which, with the descent of guests and family, highlights...
read more

Conservatories and Christmas

Conservatories and Christmas; a match made in heaven? You may have the family coming to you for Christmas and this is when your Glass Room Extension can shine out and be put on display in all its glory! Many Conservatories are already used to provide additional dining area, which is...
read more

Room Outside Tunnel of Heat

Room Outside Tunnel of Heat! One of the most common questions we get asked is whether our Glass Room Extensions can be used all year round. This is understandable, after all, who wants to make that type of investment only to find that the room can be used a few months...
read more