Garden Rooms Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs about Garden Rooms

1. What is a garden room?

A garden room is a versatile, standalone structure built in your garden. It can be used as an office, studio, gym, guest room, or a tranquil retreat, offering additional living space separate from your main home.

2. Do I need planning permission for a garden room?

Garden rooms often do not require planning permission if they meet certain criteria. However, we can advise you and, if you do need planning permission, handle this for you.

3. How much does a garden room cost?

The cost of a garden room can vary widely based on size, design, materials, and additional features.   We offer a free-of-charge site visit and custom-build all our garden rooms so we can work with you on building a garden room that is right for you.

4. Can a garden room be used year-round?

Yes, garden rooms are designed for year-round use. They are fully insulated and can be equipped with heating, electricity, and plumbing to ensure comfort in all seasons.

5. How long does it take to build a garden room?

The construction time for a garden room can vary depending on its complexity and size. Typically, it takes between 2 to 4 weeks from start to finish.

6. What materials are used to build a garden room?

Garden rooms can be built using a variety of materials, including timber, steel, and composite materials. High-quality insulation and weatherproofing are essential to ensure durability and comfort.

7. Can I customise the design of my garden room?

Absolutely! Garden rooms are highly customisable. You can choose the size, layout, materials, and additional features to match your specific needs and aesthetic preferences.

8. What are the benefits of having a garden room?

Garden rooms offer numerous benefits, including additional living space, increased property value, a versatile area for various activities, and a peaceful retreat.

9. Can a garden room add value to my property?

Yes, a well-designed and functional garden room can significantly increase your property's value. It is an attractive feature for potential buyers, offering additional versatile space.

10. What are the uses for a garden room?

Garden rooms can be used for a wide range of purposes, including home offices, art studios, gyms, guest accommodations, entertainment spaces, or simply as a quiet retreat for relaxation.

11. How do I choose the right garden room builder?

When choosing a garden room builder, consider their experience, portfolio of previous projects, customer reviews, and the range of customisation options they offer. It's also important to discuss your budget and timeline upfront.

12. What insulation options are available for garden rooms?

Garden rooms typically feature high-quality insulation options, such as insulated panels, double glazing, and insulated flooring, to ensure they are comfortable and energy-efficient year-round.

13. Can I add utilities like electricity and plumbing to my garden room?

Yes, garden rooms can be fitted with utilities such as electricity, heating, and plumbing. This makes them suitable for a wide range of uses, from home offices to guest accommodations.