Conservatory Ideas 
& Inspiration

Ultimate Guide to Planning & Accessorising Your Dream Conservatory

About tHE aUTHOR

John James

After almost 20 years in an around the conservatory and garden industry I decided to start this blog. The intentions are clear, to help the homeowners across the UK create the most outstanding outdoor spaces your friends and family have ever seen. From planning design advice through to conservatory ideas. On this site we will cover it all, hope you enjoy. More about me here.

Conservatory Ideas (big & small)

From getting the right lighting and flooring to conservatory interior ideas, at Easy Frame we cover them all. Having a conservatory built and getting it to be the best place in the house are two totally different things. On the site we hope to bring wonderful decor inspirations and as well as making sure we find the top products and solutions at the best prices.

Conservatory Prices & Costs 

If you’re at the start of journey and searching for conservatory designs and prices, then you’re in the right place. It can be daunting working out fully fitted conservatory prices with so much involved. This section breaks down every style right up to orangeries and what the costs involved might look like using an approved installer or going the DIY route.

Conservatory Furniture 

Looking for the perfect rattan sofa or wooden coffee table? Then look no further. We have compiled a fantastic range of the best conservatory furniture in the UK that will complement your sunroom, allowing it to become a luxury living area for family and friends. With a wide range of colours, styles and prices, were sure you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for.

Heating Solution's 

A conservatory is fantastic in the summer months when its warm, but what about the winter when its just left as a cold empty room. With this selection of the best conservatory heaters, you can enjoy your area all year round, which is why we have provided a detailed summary of the most sought after heaters on the market today and which one is best suited to your home.

Conservatory Planning Permission  All you need to know in 2018

What Are The Top Styles of North East Conservatories Available?

For slowly growing families, extra space and living area is a demand. House extensions are increasing in popularity nowadays. It originated in the 16th century and slowly became famous all over the world most especially in European countries. A conservatory is a type of room extension which mostly comprise of glass. Some homeowners use their conservatories as an area to accommodate guests, some used as a greenhouse or a sunroom.

Regardless of how you want to use your conservatories, there are countless of designs and styles to choose from, but for the North East area of the country; these top 5 are the frequently utilised style.

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After a long and cold winter and after the bright colours of spring fade away , you will start to feel the warm breeze of Summer on your skin. Summer is the best season to tend to your garden and just let those warm colours burst. Despite the heat of this season, it's not an excuse not to tend to your gardens. There are quite a lot of plants and flowers that grow despite the hot climate. Not only do gardens make your yard beautiful, but it also increases the whole aesthetic aspect of your home. Here are a few tips for you who have green thumbs out there.

But before you go crazy and start planting, make sure that your driveways and paving slabs are cleaned , most especially if you live in the North East of England where gardens grow grubby fast. You do not have do it by yourself, you can call driveways companies to clean for you. So, this is a clean and fresh start for you and your garden. Before you continue reading, just a quick tip; make sure that you clean your driveway at least twice a year to avoid it from getting really sloppy.

The colour of your garden is a really important aspect in Summer because it will be the first thing that people will see when they drive past your house, visit you or even when they just walk by. It’s a great time to do things like container planting or pot planting where you can move anywhere and everywhere, this allows you to put your plants where you want them to be to make colours blend. You can be inventive and use all sorts of containers for planting. You can use recycled old tractor tires or even an old bathtub that you don’t want anymore. You can place beautiful hanging baskets at your front door to welcome guests, utilise lovely and colourful plants like petunias or begonias which grows wonderfully even in the heat or the Summer. Not only are you being creative, but you're also saving a lot of money.

The RHS Royal Chelsea Flower Show is a superb place for advanced tips for your gardening needs.

Delightful Scents – When people think of Summer, the smell of flowers always comes to mind. Roses and jasmines have quite delightful scents and are perfect to grow during the hot season. Getting roses might be a bit time consuming but in all honesty, they are some of the most rewarding plants that you can grow. Planting them up your front walkway or near your windows that are open during the Summer months will pull those wonderful scents right into your home and give your home a natural air freshener.

Plant Summer Grass – If you’re looking to spruce up your lawn, getting a good Summer grass which do well in harsher sunlight will really help out. The top two recommended grass are the Celebration Bermuda grass and the Palmetto. Both varieties have wide blades and comes in dark and bright shades of green. These two types also have longer longevity than others. Grass makes your lawn pop especially when the are well maintained, but since these two varieties are low watering types, maintenance won't be a problem. You will surely have the bragging rights of having a lovely lawn while your neighbours deal with problems caused by other varieties.

Revamp Your Landscape – a new Summer gives you a great opportunity to change your landscape's theme. You can buy a new lawn furniture set or you may want to replace the sun dried coverings of your old ones if you don't want to spend a lot. You can put in new water features that sit in obscure places all around the garden or you can buy new wind chimes that will stimulate your senses while you enjoy that warm Summer breeze. You can also add things like a bird bath or bird feeder so you can watch wildlife right outside of your windows. For Hard landscaping tips visit the website: North East Block Paving and Gardens, they are spot on in your gardening needs.


Why Artificial Grass maybe the must have garden product for 2019

There is a wide range of products to choose from if you want to improve your garden. From gardening equipment and tools, plants, flowers, trees shrubs, and artificial grass. Yes, artificial grass. Artificial grass, also referred to as synthetic grass or artificial turf, its is made up of artificial fibres made to look like natural grass. It is usually used in sports arenas but is slowly gaining popularity in residential and commercial environments. It provides users with many more benefits other than just providing a great entity as far as landscaping procedures are concerned. Below are some of the advantages of using artificial grass in the North East.

The use of artificial grass helps make savings especially on your water bills. The reason for this is rather obvious as this type of grass does not require to be watered. Even when it rains, artificial grass is known to exhibit better drainage than real grass. Synthetic grass requires no trimming and no water irrigation system. This way, the expense of watering grass and maintaining it is eliminated and your money may be used for something else.

The other reason why artificial grass maybe the must have garden product is that it is environmental friendly. The fact that it does not require any grass fertilizer or pesticide makes it a great option for the environment. Additionally, it eliminates any carbon emissions that originates from lawn mowers that uses fuel.

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The artificial grass is always ready for play, a trait that cannot be said in the case of real grass in harsh weather. Since this is the same type of grass used in sporting facilities, it is easy to see why artificial grass will allow you to play even when the weather changes.Artificial grass also ensures that your home and driveway will remain clean since it eliminates puddles and mud spots that are usual issues with real grass.

The fact that artificial grass does not need mowing means that it is cost effective at present, more so in the long run. In addition to this, it also presents convenience to home owners who, for one reason or the other, are incapable of mowing their lawns. The elderly and the physically challenged stand among the number of people who will benefit from this type of grass. With the advantages discussed, it is little wonder why according to local leaders Easigrass Newcastle artificial grass maybe the must have garden product for 2014.

See How an Indoor Blow Up Hot Tub Can Go in a Conservatory or on Holiday

If you’re an outdoor lover, camping would be on top of your bucket list and is a favourite, but camping with a portable hot tub at hand will surely make your holiday one of a kind. There are many reasons why one would want to use a portable hot tub, but perhaps the more pertinent question for many outdoor lovers is, would a portable hot tub be good to take on a camping holiday? To answer this effectively, it is important that we look at the advantages that the hot tub has over conventional ceramic or wooden hot tubs.

The price of the blow up hot tub is more affordable when compared to that of the regular hot tub. It is usually made up of heavy vinyl material which obviously is a whole lot cheaper than the traditional ceramic and wood. When looking at this in the context of camping, it is easy to see why this would be a good take when going on camping holiday. Add to this the fact that you need not have a professional do the installation for you and you are set for your one of a kind holiday.

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• The ease of installation means that you can carry the tub with you on the move wherever and whenever. Many hot tubs will be made available with a self-inflating pump. The user will only need to have a sufficient source of water and a strong stable flat surface that will hold the tub when it is filled with water. This offers excellent options for campers who are looking to have fun in the outdoors.

• Unlike regular tubs which collect a lot of dirt and needs frequent cleaning, portable hot tubs are easy to clean for the simple reason that they are used only when needed. Additionally, the difference between the materials used in portable hot tubs and the traditional ones determines the maintenance of each, of course vinyl would be easier to maintain than ceramic and wood. When not in use, the hot tub is folded and stored and can easily fit duffel bags which also protects the hot tub from dirt and other elements that can damage it. Such features make the hot tub an ideal accompaniment when you go camping.

• Camping offers individuals an opportunity to relax somewhere peaceful, away from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives. What better way to do this than to get a portable hot tub, install it, make sure its on a safe surface and relax. Allow your thought to drift away in the crisp air that nature offers while you submerge yourself in a hot tub. Camping with a hot tub at hand will surely ramp up your holiday trip.

• There are quite a variety of portable hot tubs to choose from, perhaps much more than you would get for regular hot tubs. This allows campers to choose something that aptly suits their personality and of course, their budget.

• Portable hot tubs offer campers the opportunity to bond over their trip. Imagine after a long walking trip to your destination, a warm dip would be a wonderful way to your tire away. Simply fill the tub with water and get your families and friends to bond, preferably over a glass of chilled wine as you talk the night (or day) away.

If the reasons mentioned above not make you run to that store and purchase a hot tub, then you’re missing quite a lot. Those benefits should be compelling enough for you to see why carrying portable hot tub would be a great choice when going camping. Just make sure that you choose the ideal size, type and design of hot tub that will meet your needs. It is a long-term investment for you, your family and your friends, or, if you know someone who is a happy camper and you are looking for ways to show your love, you could never go wrong with a portable hot tub. Go ahead and get one for a truly thrilling  and new camping experience.