Garden rooms and offices have become a popular choice for those who work from home.
They providing a separate, quieter environment away from the hustle and bustle of the main house, but there are many more uses for garden rooms that can benefit the whole family.
These truly habitable spaces are now becoming a popular option for home owners who want to extend their living space for a variety of uses including hobby and game rooms, home cinemas or even a relaxing area to unwind in their spare time.
Here garden room specialists Oeco Garden Rooms talk us through some of the advantages and benefits of having your own garden room.
Why choose a garden room?
The main reason why people choose a garden room instead of a traditional extension or loft conversion is the price and the fact that in the majority of cases no planning permission is required.
Garden rooms can be a lot cheaper than alternative space gaining projects and because it’s situated in the garden it can often be bigger depending on the size of your garden of course.
Disruption to the main home is also greatly reduced and because of their modular design, garden rooms can be built in a matter of days instead of weeks or even months that it can take for extensions and loft conversions to be completed.
Garden rooms have a multitude of uses including, hobby rooms, music studios, home cinemas, a work office or games room, the possibilities are endless and each structure can be customised to your specific requirements.
Electrical packages, lighting and heating systems come as standard, while options such as soundproofing, toilets and even wet rooms can be added depending on your needs.
Superior insulation and PVCu windows and doors also mean that a garden room can be used all year round, staying cool in the summer months and warm in the winter.
Garden rooms are specially designed to be installed just about anywhere in the garden with the minimal amount of ground work needed; this saves both time and money during the project.
The modular nature of a garden room also means that they can be installed in areas with limited access as the building components can fit through a standard door frame.
A garden room is the perfect choice for those who want to add more living space to their property without the hassle of applying for planning permission and the disruption and extra expense of building an extension or loft conversion.