So, you’ve purchased your DIY conservatory, put all the pieces together (or hired someone to do it for you), and now you need to decide what to do with all that extra space.
Or, maybe you’re in the market for an extension, but aren’t quite sure what use you will make of it.
Either way, we can help. This blog is going to discuss five different things that you could do with a conservatory (or an orangery, for that matter).
We hope it will provide you with some inspiration!
If you need a space where you can guarantee peace and quiet, while you sit down and delve into a good book, then a conservatory presents the perfect opportunity. All you need is a comfortable place to sit, possibly some sort of coffee table and, of course, your book.
Should you have the room, you could even install a nice bookshelf. Nothing too large, just big enough to stash away some of your favourites. Decorate the place with a few plants, and you’ll have the perfect reading room.
Space permitting, you may be able to relocate your dining area to the conservatory – or else have a second dining room altogether. What could be better than enjoying your family meals with a beautiful view of your garden?
It can be used on a daily basis, or simply for special occasions (a conservatory-based dining room is great for dinner parties). Either way, this is a very popular use for an extension, and one we would recommend if you’re struggling for ideas – and have the size available.
Forget paying all that money for a monthly gym membership, you can create your own gym right at home! All of the additional space you’ve provided yourself with is perfectly suited for a workout area, whether you install actual exercise equipment or not.
The great thing about having an exercise room is that you can be flexible. You don’t have to have a full gym if there is only a small amount of space, a basic exercise bike or something similar will suffice.
One of the less exciting options is to turn your conservatory into a utility room. But while this isn’t exactly what you’d call fun, it can be incredibly useful in your day to day life. Especially if you struggle to find room in the rest of your home.
A utility room could include lots of things, from washing machines and dryers, to mops, brushes and various cleaning materials. Basically, anything you want to store somewhere out of the way, but can be accessed easily when needed.
Our final suggestion would be to turn your conservatory into an office, or potentially some sort of study. This will only appeal to you if you frequently work from home, but the benefits of having a space to just work are quite significant.
If you do find that you need to work from home, then sitting down with a laptop and lots of paperwork in your living area is far from ideal. It makes it difficult to separate your work from the rest of your life – a very unhealthy way to live.
There are many, many things you can use a conservatory for – this is just a small list of a few. If you’re interested in buying an extension, then get in touch with us today!