Using Pilkington Activ™ for Your Conservatory

Currently popular, it is important to remember that conservatories are more than just a fashion trend in home design. In addition to the numerous benefits associated with installing a conservatory, it also increases the value of your home.
Read this overview of what goes into planning and executing a conservatory build to ensure that the construction of your conservatory runs smoothly from start to finish, with no nasty surprises.

Conservatory design
Glass considerations
Build a conservatory
Choosing a location
Conservatories Gallery

Conservatory Design

The wealth of different conservatory designs and materials with which to build them can mean that making a decision can be somewhat overwhelming.
This section addresses the different designs, the choices of structural materials for conservatories and advice on cleaning glass conservatories.
Learn more about the various types of conservatory designs.

Conservatory Glass Considerations

It is important that the glass in your conservatory is an asset, rather than a burden. Choosing the correct conservatory glass is perhaps one of the most important decisions that needs to be made as the type of glass you install in your new conservatory can have a significant bearing on how much pleasure you derive from it.
Read this guide on choosing the right glass for your conservatory.

Building A Conservatory

There are numerous benefits associated with building a conservatory onto your home. In addition to potentially adding to the resale value of your property, and improving the aesthetics of the house, an attractive conservatory will also allow for the outdoors to flow seamlessly into your home without the extremes of temperature.
Find out everything you need to know about building a conservatory and obtaining planning permission.

Choosing A Location or Direction for Your Conservatory

Seemingly uncomplicated, the positioning of your conservatory is more significant that many people realise. This is largely as a result of the impact of the sun that dictates the temperature fluctuations inside your conservatory. Deciding between building a north, south, east or west facing conservatory should depend on the climate, as well as on the purpose of your conservatory. Read this for more information on how to choose the direction of your conservatory.