A Simple Guide to Glazed Extension Types

A useful guide by Westbury Garden Rooms highlighting the different types of glazed extension.

When people think of a glazed extension, many will picture the uPVC conservatory models which are often too hot in summer, too cold in winter and weather quickly leaving you with a green-tinged frame in a matter of a few years if not cleaned regularly. However, there’s much more to an extension than that. Designed not only to add space, but also to add light, space and often designed to open up the home with an plan living area so that families and friends can enjoy space together, a glazed extension can really enhance the home.

However, there is a wide variety of extensions available, so it’s worth doing your research to determine which will best suit your lifestyle and your existing home. The three main types available, conservatories, orangeries and garden rooms, all have slightly different – but important – design elements which make them apart from each other. The following graphic, which features beautiful handdrawn images, explains the differences.


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