It’s getting to that time of the year again when you can finally open up your conservatory doors and enjoy the Summer sunshine. Nothing quite beats reading a paper, socialising with friends or having an afternoon siesta in the complete warmth and comfort of your conservatory, and this guide will walk you through preparations to ensure that it is ready for the sunny days ahead.

An outside view of a conservatory in the garden

Conservatory flooring ideas

With their positioning in any home, the conservatory is renowned for being a high-traffic and sociable room come Summertime with family and friends coming in and out from the garden frequently. For thatreason it is vital you choose the right flooring that will stand the test of time and one that will keep looking as good as new, despite the footfall. Vinyl or laminate flooring are both extremely popular choices to use in a conservatory as they are affordable, low maintenance options and are very easy to keep clean.

The versatility in designs and colours available for both laminate and vinyl allows you to create the look you want so that it matches both your home decor and your style of furniture. If you want a more luxurious and sophisticated look, then vinyl tiles could be a great alternative. They are both stylish yet practical and come available in an array of patterns, colours and designs to suit all tastes.

Furniture ideas and seating

Connecting your conservatory with both your home and outdoor living space can be a tricky task, but when you get it right the rewards are there for the whole family to enjoy. It is typically a place in your home where you want to relax and unwind and enjoy those long sunny days so the furniture you choose plays a big part in creating that peaceful haven you so desire.

The options are endless when deciding how to kit out your conservatory. Whether you want a traditional look with two comfy sofas and a central coffee table, or a more contemporary look with a large, bright L shaped sofa and an eye catching wood burner, you really can tailor the design to the very needs and wants of your family.

Another popular look in a conservatory is the use of some natural products such as bamboo or wicker with the aim of bringing the outdoors inside and making the entire room feel like an extension of the garden.

Conservatory interior design with rattan chairs and coffee table

The finishing touches to your conservatory

Soft furnishings can really help to transform a conservatory space and for very little budget. You can instantly create a Summer vibe with brightly patterned scatter cushions, tropical scented candles and leafy indoor plants.

Some families like to have a central shaggy rug to accentuate that cosy, warm feeling whilst others prefer to add a bold, striking design to create a more modern look. For more ideas on choosing your perfect rug, check out our rug buying guide for inspiration and advice.

By adding your own finishing touches to your conservatory space you can really bring out the personality of you and your family for all to enjoy this Summer.

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