Top Tips for Using Your Conservatory or Orangery All Year Round

west sussex conservatoriesMany homeowners view their conservatories or orangeries as a sort of summerhouse – somewhere to relax, bask in the warm rays of sunshine and enjoy the view of the garden. So it’s little surprise that many people associate them with the summer months but don’t really take full advantage of this extra space during the colder months. However, advances in glass and glazing means those draughty windows of the 80s and 90s are long behind us. Today’s double glazing allows more heat into a room, and helps to retain it so you can take advantage of your extra room all year round. If you’re considering installing a conservatory in West Sussex, here are some top tips to ensure you make the most of your space throughout the year.

Enjoy Some Winter Stargazing

west sussex conservatoriesA clear winter’s night can be the perfect time for a spot of stargazing, but it can be rather chilly outside. With the advantage of a glass ceiling, you can indulge in a spot of astronomy from the comfort of your warm, heated conservatory.

Read the Latest Bestseller

Evenings can be noisy in a busy household, especially if you have children watching TV or playing video games. A conservatory gives you a warm, cosy spot that you can retreat to with that book you’ve been dying to read. Snuggle up under a nice low light and read until your heart’s content. The ultimate escapism.

Watch the Winter Wildlife

sussex conservatoriesDuring the cold winter months, wildlife can struggle to find enough food so they tend to visit your garden more to hunt for some sustenance. Make sure you fill up your bird table with food and keep plenty of fresh water available, then you can sit in your conservatory and watch overwintering birds such as waxwings, fieldfares and redwings with a cuppa for company.

Throw a Party

It’s too easy to go into hibernation mode over winter, wanting to sussex conservatoriesavoid going out on cold, dark, dreary nights. But you still want to see your friends. Use your conservatory to throw a party, whether an elegant dinner party or a cosy bottle of wine with nibbles, in the warmth and comfort of your own home. You don’t even need to worry about finding a babysitter.

Play Some Board Games

With the latest games technology and social media it can be difficult to spend some quality time with your family. So drag everybody away from the TV, ban smartphones for a few hours, and sit and enjoy some good old-fashioned board games together in your cosy conservatory. If you’re looking to install a conservatory in West Sussex, contact Renaissance Orangeries and speak with one of our experienced team.

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