Black cladding is a popular alternative to Cedar for the exterior of garden rooms. Ark Design Build are leading the way with this finish, mixing durable Larch or Thermowood with barn paint.
There are several different systems used in garden room construction. This page gathers together different articles that showcase different aspects of the build-up, a design detail or a particular material being used.
Your choice of doors will have a significant impact on the style and useability of your garden room. We thought it would be interesting to mock up a pretty standard garden room design and fit it with different styles of door.
Stopdigging North install groundscrew foundations for garden rooms and log cabins in the North of England and Scotland.
A waterless eco toilet is a cost effective way of adding toilet facilities to a garden room. Garden2Office offer eco loos and can retrofit them in garden rooms by any UK supplier.
Adding natural top light can really enhance a room. Aliwood offers affordable made to measure roof lanterns that can be fitted into house extensions and standalone garden rooms.
A few garden room companies offer Millboard decking as an option. It is a luxury composite decking which has the character of real wood.
Light gauge steel frames are growing in popularity in garden room design. They can be installed within hours and can be easily insulated and finished using popular finishes.
As lovely as timber clad garden rooms are they do require maintenance to stay looking good. We look at 7 alternative, low maintenance cladding options for a garden room.
Insulated concrete slabs are popular with some garden room designers. They offer extra headroom within the garden room which can be useful when designing a 2.5m high building.
A concrete slab is the traditional option for the foundation of a garden room. They take skill to get right and are made up from a series of layers.