It’s all in your hands when it comes to choosing the style of conservatory you want, as well as the material used to build it, and the coloured finish applied to the framework.
The less enticing aspects of a conservatory installation i.e. planning permission, building regulations approval, can be left to Bon Accord to sort out.
Of equal importance to all of this are the fixtures and fittings incorporated into the conservatory. The kind of fixtures and fittings to think about include…
As you will appreciate, these fixtures and fittings will play a massive part in the functionality, arrangement and enjoyment you get from the extension, so they require careful attention.
Your furniture, blinds and lighting are particularly key.
When it comes to seated solutions for the structure, rattan furniture is one of the most popular choices as it’s durable, easy to clean, fade-resistant and will last. Make sure that any armchairs and sofas also pass the comfiness test before you buy them.
If you want to cover several of the windows, you need to measure them properly before going out to purchase any blinds. The colours / patterns on your blinds can be the domineering décor of the space, or they can subtly contribute to the colour scheme established by your other fixtures and fittings.
To be able to use your conservatory at night you need effective lighting. If there is an internal pelmet around the perimeter of the ceiling you could have space-saving spotlights fixed into it, or a showpiece chandelier hanging above the dinner table would be more eye-catching and likewise illuminating.
You can always have a look at our Living Spaces page if you want to see some of the fixtures and fittings chosen by customers who have similarly extended their properties with a conservatory – there are lots of really inspirational ideas you can implement yourself.
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