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1. How to furnish a conservatory

When furnishing your conservatory, the theme you go for should ideally be based on its size and style (as well as your own personal taste, of course). Once you know the overall look you’re going for, there are lots of smaller choices to make.

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2. How to clean a conservatory roof

Cleaning a conservatory roof is a tricky yet necessary task. With the right tools and techniques for the job, however, you can restore the look of your conservatory and regain clear views of the outside.

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3. How to keep a conservatory warm

Conservatories can get pretty cold during the winter months and some owners choose not to use them all year round. However, there are plenty of steps you can take to keep your conservatory warm when temperatures drop.

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4. Do conservatories need planning permission?

Although many house extensions require planning permission in the UK, conservatories can be an exception to this under certain conditions. Thankfully, there are clear regulations that determine whether or not your conservatory will require planning permission.

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5. How much value does a conservatory add?

Building a conservatory on your house adds an average of 5%, according to research conducted by Towergate Insurance. Of course, the figure will depend on the quality of the conservatory, the location of your house, and the level of demand for conservatories in your area.

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6. How to stop condensation in a conservatory

You may find that droplets of condensation start to form on your conservatory during the colder months of the year. Whilst this is perfectly normal and quite common for conservatories, it can be annoying. There are, however, some simple steps you can take to stop condensation.

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7. How to fit blinds in a conservatory

Depending on how confident you feel when it comes to DIY, you may either want to hire a specialist fitting company or fit the conservatory blinds yourself. If you choose to do it yourself, then take care and follow this detailed set of instructions closely.

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8. How long does a conservatory last?

With the right care and maintenance, modern uPVC conservatories can last for decades – some last for as long as 25 years! That said, conservatories can easily fall into disrepair in a matter of years if not properly looked after. Regular refurbishment and maintenance is an important part of owning a conservatory.

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9. Different Types of Conservatories

There are many different types of conservatory and conservatory roof available here so it can be tough to work out which is best for you. Check out our guide for more info.

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10. Got another question?

If you have any other questions that haven’t been answered here, or you want more information about an installation for your own home, get in touch with KLG Rutland today.