Our friends over at Millworks who supply timber cladding to several garden room suppliers have been telling us about a new product they are using to create consistent cladding weathering. The thing with the timber claddings used in garden room design, such as cedar, larch, and Thermowood. As they age, if left unprotected they will […]
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Timber cladding is by far the most popular finish for the exterior of a garden room. Timber claddings such as Western Red Cedar and Siberian Larch are popular finishes as they can be fitted and then left to weather, with little maintenance during their long lifespan. The thing is that as these timber claddings age, […]
As well as building garden rooms and living annexes Garden Lodges also design and build commercial buildings. In this article they share details of a recent project to design a large bowls pavilion / community centre.
If you are considering the idea of a solar powered garden room, you need to read this valuable information from a Crusoe Garden Rooms customer who has a solar powered garden room.
Crusoe Garden Rooms have recently completed this garden room in Durham which is solar powered. We haven’t featured many solar powered garden buildings on this site, so its nice to see how a good sized garden room can be powered by one small panel.
Fancy a green roof on your garden room? Well have you considered an artificial option – they look great and need no maintenance. INSITU Garden Offices are offering artificial green roofs for free this summer on garden room orders.
Air conditioning is a becoming a popular option for heating / cooling a garden room. Air con specialists Advantage Air Systems offer some advice to those of you thinking about it.
More and more families are realising that an annexe in the garden is a great way to support older relatives, yet maintain their valuable independence. A granny annexe / micro home can be a practical, yet stylish solution
Sanctum Garden Studios were recently asked by a fashion photographer to build a garden office in his large garden, so he could run his business from it.
We know that many readers of this site are looking of a way to combine a garden room and hot tub to create a great entertainment space. This example by Harrison James is one of the more successful examples we’ve seen.
This pitched roof garden room by Miniature Manor oozes traditional charm. The customer had specific wants from the design including a veranda and a storage area.
Executive Garden Rooms are building up quite a portfolio of granny annexe buildings. This recent build is one of the smaller ones they have designed, sitting on a footprint of just 21.5 square meters.
Modular 105 are known for their quick build time, this garden room was built in just 6 hours – ready for the owner to enjoy a cocktail!
Swift Garden Rooms have sent through details of a recent garden gym build – we think its quite an eye-catching design.
We have seen a lot of micro home designs, but the QB3 is different in how it makes use of its small footprint – do watch the video, there are moving walls!
Many readers of this site like the idea of having a Shepherds Hut in their garden. They ooze traditional charm and can be used for all sorts of things from home office through to a guest bedroom.
What happens if you have an unusual shaped area of your garden and you’d like to place a garden room there? You contact a bespoke garden room designer like Executive Garden Rooms
One of the reasons garden rooms have become popular is because of the connection that can be created between the new living space and the garden around it.
if you like the idea of self building a garden room, you’ll be interested to hear that we have just launched the Third Edition of The Self Build Garden Room Guide
Garden Spaces are building up quite a portfolio of black & white garden rooms. The customers who have brought these buildings have eschewed cedar cladding in favour of a much cleaner and crisper finish.