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How to Clean a Conservatory Roof

How to Clean a Conservatory Roof

As an extension to your home, conservatories are increasingly vulnerable to the elements. Whether it be rain, snow, dust, or dirt, unfortunately conservatory roofs find themselves in the firing line all too often. It’s important to keep your conservatory roof clean, as not only does it look far more pleasant when properly taken care of, ... Read more

Exploring the Latest Conservatory Roof Replacement Options

Exploring the Latest Conservatory Roof Replacement Options

Conservatories are a popular addition to many homes, offering a versatile space that can be used for various purposes, whether you’d like an extra kitchen area, living room, home office, or even a gym. However, older conservatories often suffer from issues such as poor insulation, excessive heat in the summer, and cold temperatures in the ... Read more

The Essential Guide to Putting a Roof on a Conservatory

The Essential Guide to Putting a Roof on a Conservatory

When installing or replacing a conservatory roof, there are several factors worth considering. These include the type of roof that suits you best, with more choice than ever when it comes to styles, materials, and energy-efficient options. Conservatories are beautiful additions to any home, helping to blend indoors and outdoors by letting natural light into ... Read more

What is the difference between an Orangery and a Conservatory?

What is the difference between an Orangery and a Conservatory?

There are several key differences between orangeries and conservatories, including their roof construction, wall design, purpose, and more. Orangeries are typically more of an extension of your existing home, and conservatories are a great way to enjoy natural light and the outdoors. Adding natural light to a property and being able to extend its living ... Read more

Orangeries: A brief history

Orangeries: A brief history

Today, we’re hearing more and more about ‘orangeries’ – brickwork structures with larger windows plus a flat roof with a glass lantern – and there’s no doubt that in a few short years they have become the extension that everyone wants. But what is an orangery, and where did they begin? It isn’t a great ... Read more

Case Study: Customer delighted with all-year-round orangery

Case Study: Customer delighted with all-year-round orangery

When Devon homeowner Brian Jane contacted Renaissance Conservatories in 2022, he was keen to replace and extend his existing conservatory, which had become tired. He wasn’t quite sure what he wanted; however, he was certain that he needed something that would work all-year-round. Living in the pretty coastal village of Bishopsteignton, south Devon, Mr Jane ... Read more

Do I need building regs to change the roof on my conservatory?

Do I need building regs to change the roof on my conservatory?

The economic challenges of the last few years have encouraged homeowners who may have otherwise considered moving to stay put, and instead carry out less costly home improvements that will add value to their property.  Certainly, more people than ever before are either having new conservatories built or are modernising existing ones. All well and ... Read more

A Guide to Installing a Beautiful Conservatory in South Devon

A Guide to Installing a Beautiful Conservatory in South Devon

At Renaissance Conservatories, our extensive experience has enabled us to install thousands of conservatories in beautiful South Devon. We understand that the abundance of conservatory options available can be overwhelming, but you can rely on us to help simplify the process. With our helpful guide on installing a new conservatory in South Devon, you will ... Read more

5 BENEFITS OF A REPLACEMENT CONSERVATORY ROOF

5 BENEFITS OF A REPLACEMENT CONSERVATORY ROOF

Is your conservatory left standing empty most of the year, as it’s too cold in winter and boiling hot in summer? Perhaps you’re suffering from condensation or even a leak? It’s often the case that conservatories end up being ignored and the space is wasted due to a lack of modern design or decent insulation. ... Read more

Modern conservatory roof ideas for 2023/24

Modern conservatory roof ideas for 2023/24

If windows are the eyes to the home, then equally important to a conservatory’s makeup and general vibe is the roof. After all, it’s the element than most influences the extended living space’s overall appearance, also playing a crucial role in keeping the environment warm seeing as heat rises upwards. That’s why next year is ... Read more

How can I make my conservatory more secure?

How can I make my conservatory more secure?

Conservatories are a smart way to extend your living space in South Devon homes, and with good reason. A conservatory is a perfect way to enjoy uninterrupted views of your garden. It can be used as a space to do almost anything you want with it, such as extra living space, a playroom, dining room, ... Read more

Can a conservatory be refurbished?

Can a conservatory be refurbished?

If your conservatory has seen better days, don’t despair. With a bit of TLC, you can refurbish your existing conservatory and make it look and feel as good as new without needing to start from scratch. Thanks to Renaissance Conservatories, updating your existing conservatory couldn’t be easier. What are the benefits of having a conservatory ... Read more