Category: Advice

Choosing blinds for your orangery or garden room
17 Jan

Choosing blinds for your orangery or garden room

Our garden rooms include clever ventilation features and solar glazing to keep them feeling cool while the sunshine bathes the room below. Some clients still choose to install blinds as...

How to use Pantone’s Classic Blue in your home
13 Jan

How to use Pantone’s Classic Blue in your home

The latest in our guest blog series is by Natalia Peel from BritishStyleUK, who explains how to use Pantone's 2020 Colour of the Year, Classic Blue, in your home...

Why engineered timber is the future
27 Dec

Why engineered timber is the future

uPVC Conservatories may have suffered a bit of a reputational crisis over the past few decades, but beautiful timber glazed extensions are very much the height of fashion… so long...

How to have a sustainable Christmas
23 Dec

How to have a sustainable Christmas

Gifts, food and… sustainability? With such a significant emphasis on shopping and commercialism, Westbury investigates how you can transform your Christmas festivities into an environmentally friendly affair – while still...

Christmas table decoration ideas
20 Dec

Christmas table decoration ideas

The big day is fast approaching, so don your festive jumpers and get your dining table ready with these on-trend Christmas table decoration ideas…

Hosting etiquette: making your home guest-ready for Christmas
18 Dec

Hosting etiquette: making your home guest-ready for Christmas

With a bit of preparation and a little festive cheer, you can make your home sparkle, ready for guests and visitors throughout the holiday season. Ensure that everyone feels welcome...

How secure are garden rooms and orangeries?
06 Dec

How secure are garden rooms and orangeries?

Most people assume that glazed extensions prove to be attractive targets to potential burglars. On the contrary, if constructed well, then their toughened glazing and strong joinery can make them...

Helping wildlife in your garden this winter
29 Nov

Helping wildlife in your garden this winter

What could be better than sitting at your window on a cold winter’s morning with a hot drink to watch the birds and animals in your garden? Winter is a...

The 10 best pendant lights for your garden room or orangery
27 Nov

The 10 best pendant lights for your garden room or orangery

An orangery is a handsome addition to any home and can be used throughout the seasons. The right lighting can speak volumes about your personal style and tastes, while setting...

Interiors inspired by nature: new Farrow & Ball collection
12 Nov

Interiors inspired by nature: new Farrow & Ball collection

Renowned museum and wallpaper experts Farrow & Ball have collaborated with the nation’s most beloved museum for the very first time to create a collection inspired by the great outdoors....

Beginner’s guide to planning a glazed extension
01 Nov

Beginner’s guide to planning a glazed extension

Once you have decided to commit to a garden room or orangery, there are a few things to consider and decisions to make. We understand it can feel a little...

Unique furniture pieces for your garden room
30 Oct

Unique furniture pieces for your garden room

Envisage your dream open-plan space by selecting sumptuous sofas, handsome dining tables and characterful ornaments that no one else will have. Here’s our guide for selecting unique furniture pieces for...

What is a bespoke garden room?
24 Oct

What is a bespoke garden room?

Bespoke design is more than just choosing a colour that you like; it’s about creating something that blends in with your property, transforms the way you use your home, and...

Handy tips to help you maintain your garden room this Autumn
16 Oct

Handy tips to help you maintain your garden room this Autumn

When it comes to our timber garden rooms and orangery extensions, we always recommend that our clients give them a small amount of maintenance twice a year – once in...

Gardening spotlight: pumpkins and gourds
09 Oct

Gardening spotlight: pumpkins and gourds

Autumn is in the air, and for the next month, any kind of seasonal display is likely to include a pumpkin or two. The pumpkin has been used for hundreds...