A garden room can be a great focal point for your outdoor space, but central to its success is the style of cladding you choose and how you want it to look now and in the future.
Archive of articles touching on elements of garden room wall construction. There are several construction systems and many different materials used in the wall build-up.
If you’re considering building a garden room, one of the key decisions you’ll need to make is what material to use for the cladding. While there are a variety of options available, one material that’s gaining popularity for its unique blend of aesthetics and performance is Thermowood.
Garden2Office offer a broad palette of cladding options for the exterior of their buildings. From much-loved natural materials like Western Red Cedar, contemporary profiled metal cladding options and composite cladding finishes that will require little maintenance.
Recently a number of Garden2Office customers have chosen to finish their exterior walls with Ecoscapes slatted profile composite cladding.
There is a growing trend in garden room design to mix timber claddings like Western Red Cedar with cement particle board cladding. People often wonder what this fusion of natural and manufactured finishes looks like. Well, this garden office project by Garden Spaces showcases what a successful pairing the two finishes are.
Spend a few minutes online looking at garden room designs, and you could be forgiven for thinking that some companies’ rooms look just like those of other companies; the only difference is the price tag.
If you could x-ray the designs and look under the external cladding, you would quickly realise that the wall structure is very different between companies.
When planning a garden room, the design choices you make for the core structure will affect how warm it is in winter.
While you will initially pay more for a multi-layer garden room structure compared with other types of garden building, you will reap dividends in the long run.
Millboard Cladding is a great choice for the exterior of a garden room as it is maintenance-free and will maintain its new appearance in the longterm.
Dura Cladding is one of the better quality composite wood cladding options for a garden room. It is no maintenance with a Class B fire rating.
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.
If your Cedar cladding is going silver, you can restore the colour using a Cedar coloured UV-oil. Our testing shows the results are pretty good.