Among different property additions, a garden room may be the most versatile project homeowners can choose. It can serve as a place for relaxation, a hobby room, space for entertaining friends or a working area, among many others. Your very own garden room can be anything you want it to be. All it takes is detailed planning and the right execution.
Here are some tips you should keep in mind as you build and design a garden room in your property.
Get All the Right Details
When searching for price estimates, you need to be specific about the requirements for your desired garden room. You should consider, in particular, the location and space in your garden to make the most out of this home project.
All details should be finalized before you even start the project. Revisions or additions halfway through the building process can be bothersome and can add costs to an otherwise fixed building price.
Choose a Fitting Structure
A garden room may be created out of tented spaces, mobile huts, glass boxes or fully insulated constructed rooms. Whatever your plan of use for your garden room is, it must go well with the type of structure you choose. For example, if you intend to use the space as a home office, an insulated room is an appropriate choice.
The garden space is also a determining factor for a mobile or semi-permanent garden room. You should also take into consideration the climate and weather in your area when choosing the type of garden room to build so that you can be assured of its functionality during seasons you need it most.
Blend It With the Outdoor Space
The aim of designing garden rooms is to have a seamless view of the garden from the room. Go for materials that will match the overall look of the garden and the accents used therein. Logs and unpainted wood are highly suggestive of nature, and they easily blend with an outdoor setting. Choosing the right materials and design features will make your garden room blend in and not look like a structure that is out of place.
Think of the Future
When choosing a structure for your home’s garden room, you also need to consider the length of time you intend to use it. A structure can last from 10 to 40 years and will be priced accordingly.
If this will be a permanent structure in your garden, go for a build that guarantees durability, performance, air-tightness, strength and weather resistance. Temporary structures, meanwhile, can be made from lightweight materials and serve as great areas for outdoor relaxation during the hot summer months.
Garden rooms are wonderful additions to homes. They provide families with some extra space that can be used for various purposes. Your garden room can be the perfect hideout for your children to play out in the garden. Or, it can be a place for you to entertain guests over brunch or a space for your daily yoga practice. Whatever purpose you have in mind for your garden room, aim for the best in putting it together.