Budgeting For A Low Cost Conservatory
Conservatory prices cover a very wide range and if you get carried away at the beginning of choosing one that you like, the costs can run upwards rapidly. When looking for a suitable room design you need to keep in mind your budget.
- don’t buy something you don’t need
- decide the maximum budget & allow 10% for cost over-runs
- get fixed price contract for the work
- shop around for conservatory prices online
- take time to make your final decision
Some things will cost more than others, but you may not be aware. For example, double glazed conservatories fit sealed glass units to provide insulation, noise protection and, to a certain degree, extra safety. But the insulating gap between the panes can vary.
5 millimeter gaps are about as small as you should go – even then, they may not be very energy efficient. However, 21 millimeter gap units could be a bit of an “overkill”, especially if you are working with a tight budget.
Windows that open can often have an extra charge to fit. You could also look to use a poly-carbonate roof instead of a fully glazed one.
In any event, if you “plan the work & work the plan” you stand a good chance of not overspending.