Imagine a magical space in your home that combines the sunlight and greenery of the outdoors with the comfort and temperature control of the indoors. There is indeed such a place, and it is called the conservatory. Once a requirement of any well-to-do abode, this delightful addition is making a comeback in today's modern home lifestyle. The domestic house conservatory was all the rage back in the 19th century and people are now rediscovering its charms.
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Expand Your Living Space
The modern conservatory is a wonderful way to expand your home's existing living space. For those who have a green thumb and love to be surrounded by attractive and fragrant vegetation, it can serve as a greenhouse, where you can grow your exotic orchids, then sit back in a comfy chair to gaze at them without any fear of rain showers or inclement weather. The windowed walls let in plenty of sunlight so you can enjoy the healthful rays indoors. When beginning to map out your conservatory plans it's best to consult with your friendly local plumber in the Northern Beaches who can help you make a plan to provide the necessary water supply in an attractive and mess-free fashion, and then manage the installation when the time comes. Speaking of water, why not add a pleasant water feature like a small fountain or fish pond? The conservatory is the perfect place to do it, you will be creating a lush oasis of your very own.
A Versatile Room
Conservatories are amazingly adaptable and can be used as a recreation room, a dining area, a tea parlour, a sunroom, a guest bedroom, a greenhouse, or a sunny and healthy play area. The space offers the benefit of being open to the backyard, so that natural sunlight can bathe the room in warmth. Homeowners can take advantage of that natural light without exposing themselves to cold temperatures and poor outdoor weather conditions. As in any home renovation project, care must be taken in choosing the best materials and making sure the design works with your existing indoor and outdoor spaces. Bear in mind you will be losing a few square meters of your outdoor space, but you will be replacing it with a room that combines the best of both indoors and outdoors.
A Place To Grow Plants Or Food
Depending on your gardening preferences, the conservatory is the perfect place to grow some interesting specimens that might not survive in the outdoors. Fragile plant varieties can thrive in a conservatory because it is an enclosed space where you have complete control over the temperature and humidity of the atmosphere, allowing you to maintain an amazing selection of beautiful plants and colorful flowers. Imagine how pleasant it will be to relax on your divan watching the sunset surrounded by the fragrance of evening blossoms.
Follow The Rules
It's important to make sure your conservatory meets the Australian government's construction codes before proceeding with your plans if you live in that area. Or follow your rules where you live.
We hope this inspires you to create your own conservatory, it's a space you will treasure for years to come.
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