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Self-Cleaning Conservatory Roof Glass, Reality or Fiction?

1st October 2018

Self-cleaning glass was once described as “an impossible dream”, but thanks to an intensive research and development programme many years ago by the World’s leading glass manufacturer, Pilkington, self-cleaning glass is not fiction, but a reality, although not a miracle cure, but it can even over time (with a little precipitation to assist) make bird...

The Pros and Cons of Double Glazed versus Solid Roof Conservatories

1st July 2018

Homeowners in Britain can be exasperated by badly designed and specified existing conservatories, often complaining they are simply too hot in summer and too cold in winter. It is therefore important that if a double glazed glass conservatory your preferred option due to the better views and light these offer, that it is expertly designed...

Bespoke Aluminium Roof Lantern Lights From HWC

1st January 2018

All Hazlemere’s aluminium roof lanterns are made in the United Kingdom and each double glazed aluminium roof lantern is designed to provide maximum strength, long-life and trouble free performance. The contemporary roof design increases its strength and lets light flood in whilst giving MORE SKY – LESS ROOF™ to look at. Hazlemere’s roof lanterns really...

How To Turn Your Conservatory Into A Dining Room

24th October 2017

Whisper it quietly, Christmas is just around the corner! Most of our major supermarkets have started selling different types of festive fare, so why not start making your plans for Christmas now. If you’re fortunate enough to own a conservatory and you’re the type of person who loves to entertain friends and family during the...

Home Owners Still Need To Beware Of Neighbours Who Apply For "Extra Large" Extensions

1st October 2017

Way back on 30th May 2013, the then Coalition Government brought in legislation to “temporarily” relax permitted development for single storey extensions in an attempt to boost the economy. At the time these met with opposition from groups fearing the relaxing of planning laws could lead to serious disputes between neighbours. As the law stands...

Revitalise Your Home With A Glass Extension

28th July 2017

Extending the home has become highly fashionable as more and more people in the UK find themselves being squeezed out of the housing market. Improving not moving is the trend. Some do it by converting a loft or garage to create more usable space, whilst others decide to have a conservatory or orangery fitted. At...

Glass extensions like conservatories have evolved over time

1st July 2017

The actual origin of what we know today as the modern day conservatory and orangery is not 100% known, with some folk believing the idea for them came about during Roman times. What is certain thanks to photos and images from the 19th and 20th Centuries, is that as the British Empire grew more exotic...

View Your New Conservatory Or Orangery Before You Buy

9th May 2017

Purchasing a home extension is a financially demanding investment, so getting the right conservatory or orangery for your home is imperative to ensure the money spent does not go to waste. But finding the perfect conservatory or orangery is only possible if you go and see the various possibilities in person. That’s why we would...

Reinvent Your Old Conservatory With A Solid Roof

17th March 2017

A high number of conservatory owners are forced to steer well clear of their extension in summer because it gets unbearably hot, and ditto in winter when it tends to feel ice cold. It’s enough to make them hit the roof which is entirely appropriate as it’s usually the roof that’s to blame. The majority...

What Planning Permission Do You Need For A New Conservatory?

28th February 2017

Buying a conservatory is an exciting time for the whole family, but it’s important not to get too ahead of yourself. Why do we say that? You need to find out whether prior planning permission needs to be obtained before the conservatory installation gets underway. Failure to do so can have disastrous consequences as you...

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