The Five Finishing Touches to Complete Your Oak Conservatory
Whether you already have a hardwood extension, or are currently considering the addition of an oak conservatory or orangery to your home, there are a number of extra features you should consider. These finishing touches will really help to make your conservatory a stunning and integral part of your property, enabling it to be used and enjoyed all year round by everyone in your household.
Below are our top five finishing touches to complete your oak conservatory. Which ones will you choose?
Conservatory blinds can completely transform the look and feel of your oak conservatory. In addition, they will control the sunlight, ensure privacy and their thermal benefits will help to keep your conservatory cool in the summer and warm during winter.
Whether you’re opting for a traditional or more modern style for your hardwood conservatory, there are blind options to suit all tastes, from sleek Venetian blinds to luxurious Roman blinds.
Conservatories, by definition, benefit from tons of natural light, so your choice of light fittings can seem like a purely decorative touch. However, as well as providing style and design touches to your oak conservatory, lighting will also take your conservatory from day to night, ensuring it is a usable room all day long.
Your conservatory lighting choices should be functional, bearing in mind how you plan to use your conservatory, but should also take into account the aesthetic finish you desire whilst ensuring you remain sympathetic to your conservatory’s surroundings. Whether you opt for spotlights, a pendant light, a dramatic chandelier or a mix of floor and table lamps, quality lighting will provide the perfect finishing touch to your hardwood conservatory.
The type of flooring you choose for your oak conservatory will help to determine its overall finish, look and atmosphere. There are many different types of conservatory flooring available, including laminate, vinyl and solid wood. You can even opt for carpet which, although unorthodox to some, can offer a warm and homely feel to your conservatory.
When making flooring choices it’s important to consider how your budget, personal taste and how you want to use your new conservatory. Rugs and runners are also a lovely finishing touch and a great way to add personality!
Continuing the flooring theme, underfloor heating is a great heating option for your timber conservatory and one which will help to keep it lovely and warm, even during the coldest months of the year.
A hot water underfloor heating system is a great option, although it can be a more expensive solution. Another alternative is electric underfloor heating, which is probably the most efficient way to heat your hardwood conservatory. In addition, as you are unable to see an underfloor heating system, it will not impact on the style and interior design of your conservatory.
Soft Furnishings and Accessories
A simple and cost-effective way to complete your oak conservatory is to add soft furnishings and accessories. Rugs, blankets, cushions, candles and plants are all fantastic ways to really finish your conservatory off and make it look like home.
Another great benefit of adding accessories to your conservatory, is that they’re really easy to switch and update whenever you fancy it. So whether your tastes have changed, you want a seasonal switch-up or you’d just like to make some tweaks to your home, soft furnishings and accessories are the perfect option.
Here at Richmond Oak Conservatories we design and install beautiful oak conservatories, orangeries and garden rooms. We can also advise on the perfect finishing touches for your hardwood extension, and install windows and doors, glazing and a host of heating and ventilation options to suit your bespoke needs. For more information on the extra features we offer, get in touch with the experts at Richmond Oak today.
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