What Makes Hardwood Conservatories Better

by Editor on June 7, 2013

Knotty Walnut Natural [bedroom]

With conservatories, there is such a thing called as choice between those that are built of manmade raw materials and those that are naturally available. Hardwood conservatory is clearly something that is made of naturally provided raw materials such as various types of wood from trees. For those who for any reason dislike a fully manmade material based conservatory, hardwood constructions are the way to go.


Before the concept of conservatories evolved hundreds of years ago, they were actually referred to as green houses. Green houses were used by some folks who wanted to grow certain plants in their home in a controlled environment. These people used the ability to control the weather to their wish to indulge in their specific gardening hobby of raising certain types of plants. These plants and flowers would not grow in regular gardens because the weather was simply too different.

Overtime many realized that these greenhouses can be used for leisure uses as well. Some modifications followed and now we have conservatories. All this happened years ago, and in those days, much of construction was done with wood anyway. This is precisely why hardwood conservatories give the most authentic conservatory experience ever possible.

We should add here that this exquisite experience and looks come at an additional price when compared to other type of conservatories that are built with wood replacement components. If price is not really something that bothers you, then hardwood conservatories are the only way to enjoy the relaxed and completely natural atmosphere that this type of conservatory can offer you.

Natural Components

We have so far stressed on about how you can get a completely natural experience with hardwood conservatories. This is because you are using entirely natural components to build much of the conservatory. There is an additional benefit of using only wood in the construction and that is its status as being a nature friendly building.

Some folks do not buy the argument that plastic is not as harmful as it appears to be. For instance, much of today’s plastic is designed to be recycled. This means, even if you were to opt for plastic based conservatories you are not really harming the environment. You are using something that is recyclable and that goes a long way in balancing using something and co-operating with nature.

If recycling is not good enough and you are firm on going one step above that, then hardwood conservatories will help you in that regard. They are made of completely natural components and that is always a good thing for the nature contributor in you.

Real Estate Value

There is no point in hiding the fact that all these aesthetic and natural elements of hardwood conservatories comes at a point. The cost of installing such a conservatory can go even higher if you should choose to use some of the more expensive variants of exotic woods that have to be shipped from a completely different part of the world.

Once you combine all these factors, you will realize that your conservatory is probably one of a kind and we are not just talking design here. This will enhance your home in more ways than one. If you envision a future where you may be moving up to a better home, part of your plan would be sell the current home. One way of ensuring that your house stands out from the rest of the crowd is to make it look extravagant with a plethora of home improvements.

A conservatory is a welcome addition that home owners expect in a house they are about to buy. Real estate agents across cities can vouch for that fact. If a conservatory is a pleasant add on to the overall home experience, the presence of a conservatory made of hardwood is even more desirable. It is identical to what can only be described as you stepping up the game as far as your home is concerned in the packed real estate market.

What makes this so special is that building a hardwood conservatory takes time. This is also why new owners become easily impressed with conservatories that are made of wood. In order to ensure that you get all the above benefits from your conservatory, ensure that you are having it built from a reputed company. When picking a conservatory company do not hesitate collect a lot of feedback from online sources as well as past customers who have had similar constructions set up for their own homes. A nicely done conservatory can make your home look uniquely grand.

About the Author

The author, after much thinking and switching between many types of conservatories Edinburgh, decided to go with hardwood based construction.

photo by: Mirage floors

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