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January 2018 Customer of the Month Case Study – DIY Sunlounge Lean-to Conservatory, Kent

2018 has arrived – and what better way to kick-off the New Year than to buy a brand new conservatory?

It’s a fantastic way to give your home a fresh look, and to increase the value of your property.

Lots of people have already entered the planning stages for constructing a DIY conservatory – whilst many more are enjoying the benefits of a fully-built extension.

One of those is Mr David Gilmour from Sevenoaks, Kent, who installed a Conservatory Land DIY lean-to conservatory last year.

Mr Gilmour wanted a lean-to style sunlounge to fit at the back of his home.

Mr Gilmour DIY Sunlounge Lean-to Conservatory2

And we were happy to help. There were some very specific requirements that needed to be met – but we were more than up for the challenge.

For example, there were some height restrictions – so we needed to ensure the measurements were 100% accurate.

There was also an existing side-wall that needed to be taken into account when drawing up the initial plans.

When we had drawn these up – we presented our ideas to Mr Gilmour, which looked as follows:

Mr Gilmour DIY Sunlounge Lean-to Conservatory CAD drawing

Once we confirmed he was happy, we began producing all the different conservatory components.

If you’d like to discuss your own conservatory needs – give us a call on 0800 952 8000.

The Project Technical Specifications

Mr Gilmour wanted a lean-to conservatory, built on our ConservaBase model, with Rustic Inferno Multi 686.

He opted for the Rosewood on White colour on the PVCu, and Clear Toughened Glass for the roof.

The dimensions were as follows: 5660mm x 2760mm

This is based on the customer’s exact requirements.

LocationSevenoaks, Kent
Conservatory styleSunlounge Lean-to Conservatory
Dimensions5660mm x 2760mm (made to measure to customer’s requirements)
Base typeConservabase
WallsDwarf walls
GlazingToughened Glass for the roof
MaterialPVCu frames, Brass handles and a letterbox
ColourRosewood on White
Planning permissionPlanning permission was not required for this size
Warranty10 Year Guarantee on ALL parts

The Installation Process

Our self-build conservatories are constructed either by the customer, or by a local builder hired by the customer.

Mr Gilmour decided to complete the installation himself.

He called our technical experts a couple of times to clarify a few things – but otherwise has no issues building his extension.

Customer Testimonial

Mr Gilmour said: “I bought my conservatory as a DIY project. I must admit it was a bit daunting when all the packages arrived.”

“But not to worry, as all the parts were numbered as to where they were to fit. After reading the instructions I set about construction which turned out to be surprisingly simple.”

Mr Gilmour house prior to installing conservatory2

“I did have a couple of queries but a phone call to the technical team quickly resolved these and were very helpful in answering my questions.”

“Most of the construction was done by myself, and only needed help when fitting the wall plate and roof glass.”

“I am very pleased with the final outcome and I would certainly recommend Conservatory Land.”

Fancy starting off the New Year by purchasing a DIY conservatory? Get a free quote by clicking here.

“We're delighted with our 3.6 x 2.7 Edwardian style conservatory. Our basic conceptual ideas were fabricated by Conservatory Land to our specifications,offering excellent quality & value.The staff were very friendly and helpful,any queries which arose concerning the construction were dealt with quickly & efficiently allowing us to continue our project. It's an asset to our home.”
“We have had our conservatory for over two and a half years now and are very pleased with the product. We use the conservatory as an extension to our kitchen/ dinner for entertaining and relaxing. It gives light and space to our dining room. The special roof glass is self cleaning and keeps the conservatory cool in summer. Excellent service by Conservatory Land”
“I am happy to leave positive feedback for my experience with conservatoryland. I am sitting in my new conservatory right now as I write this, looking out onto my garden. The technical team were on hand all the way to ensure that my conservatory went together quickly & easy. I'm so pleased with the final product & my neighbour was so impressed, he has since gone onto order too! ”
“Firstly I would like to thank Conservatory Land for an excellent product the quality of which is superb. I took down an old conservatory and it was like comparing chalk with cheese, our new conservatory oozes quality. ”
“Very satisfied. Service,and after sales service exelent. First class product.”
“Excellent We have first product from you and we are very happy for it. Quality is high level and there was no problem to make some changes.Friendly deliver man including. Thanks”
“Excellent customer service. Highly recommended.”
“We were 100% satisfied with the product and the ease of installation was precisely as described and would have no hesitation in recommending Conservatory Land to anybody considering buying and installing their products. We ordered a gable end design of conservatory with the conservabase.”
“Conservatory Land are value for money, well constructed, we self built ours. From design to finish they are with you all the way. Superb after sales service. Praise to Will at sales stage then Richard with final design requirement's & Dave Boot with his fantastic Knowledge, help & advice whilst constructing our Conservatory, first class, well done all the ConservatoryLand team”
“We are very happy with the Professional service and product supplied by Conservatory land. The advice and after sale support service were second to none, and all our questions regarding the build were answered very quickly by there technical team who were always on hand if we needed them. They delivered on time and designed a product around our needs and to our budget.”
“Very happy with the product and staff were professional and helpful ”
“Conservatory Land are the best when it comes to self-build conservatories. My partner (who built it) and I are 100% satisfied with the quality and customer service we received from start to finish. I do, and will continue to recommend ConservatoryLand as a company who offers quality materials to construct your build and excellent customer service throughout the whole process.”
“We ordered a 6m x 1.5m DIY Conservatory Land lean to kit to replace a rotten porch and provide better insulation along a barely insulated outer wall and across a single glazed window. The ordering process, delivery and support was excellent. The kit was clearly marked with comprehensive instructions that were easy to follow. After 18months insualtion is vastly improved”
“Very satisfied, am now reaping the benefits of my smart new conservatory. ”
“Excellent service from the very first request for their brochure, to delivery on our specified date. Driver most helpful stacking all the parts of the conservatory safely, until our builder came to put it together. He was most impressed with, this being the first conservatoryland one he had done. I would thoroughly recommend ConservatoryLand.”
“I was very satisfied with the all round service I received from ConservatoryLand. The staff were very helpful, particularly Customer Service/Sales.”
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