Self Build Garden Room Guide

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Designing a garden room under 2.5 meters

Having read the previous section about Permitted Development rules you will have noticed that buildings no taller than 2.5m high have the most freedom in regards to positioning in the garden. The garden room suppliers have embraced this rule and 75% of the garden room designs we see on The Garden Room Guide are designed…

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Your site might throw up design challenges

So far we have identified various factors that will have an impact on your garden room design – your needs and ideas as the client, the rules surrounding permitted development, the impact of building regulation rules and maximising the sun’s natural resources regarding the orientation of your building. But, there is another factor that will…

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Traditional Timber Frames

Traditional timber framing is the building system most self builders tell us they plan to use. This is because it’s the timber building system that most people are familiar with. Also known as open timber framing, with this system the floor, walls and roof structures are made by creating sections of connecting horizontal and vertical…

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Do you save money self building?

There are lots of motivations for wanting to build your own garden room. For some people it’s a way of getting exactly the building they want; for others it’s the challenge of the build, and for another group it’s a way to get a garden room at a competitive price. You will undoubtedly save money…

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