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Orangery vs Conservatory: Which Of The Two Should You Choose?

13th February 2019

It can be a really agonising decision trying to decide whether to buy an orangery or conservatory when you want to extend your home and add a completely new dimension to it. There are so many upsides to installing both types of extension and very few downsides which complicates matters even more when you’re struggling...

Get Into The Festive Spirit With Our Decoration Ideas

10th December 2018

There are very differing opinions on when you should put up your Christmas decorations and it usually depends on people’s religious beliefs, so if you haven’t put yours up yet then you certainly won’t be on your own. However, Christmas Day is now just over two weeks away and we believe it’s never too early...

Transform Your Home With A Conservatory From Planet

20th November 2018

Does your home in its existing state feel as though it is lacking something, a missing piece in the jigsaw so to speak to make it feel complete? The missing piece you’re looking for could well be a conservatory as this form of extension will supply you with a truly unique home setting where many...

Spookify Your Home This Halloween With Our Interior/Exterior Decoration Ideas

25th October 2018

Halloween is fast creeping up on us. Get into the spirit of things and put the frighteners on all those trick or treaters that come to visit by creating an unBOOlievably spooky home – if you’ve got it, haunt it! There are all sorts of hair-raising things you can do to the inside and outside...

Autumn/Winter Interior Decoration Ideas For Your Home

5th September 2018

There’s a very noticeable coolness in the mornings now that the kids have gone back to school which can only mean that autumn and winter are not too far away. So that sunny disposition of yours doesn’t disappear at home once summer departs, we propose that you adjust the styling of your home interior in...

Composite Doors vs UPVC Doors

14th August 2018

Buying a new front door for your home may not be quite as easy as you think as it will have a massive effect on the entire appearance of your entranceway and you have to decide whether a composite door or UPVC door is your best option. Keep in mind too that visitors to your...

What Is An Orangery?

8th August 2018

Orangery sales have never been so strong at Planet and we can only guess it’s due to increasing numbers of people turning their backs on relocating that want to extend their residence with an alternative to the traditional conservatory. We all know what a conservatory looks like, but you may not be quite as familiar...

What Is A Loggia?

12th July 2018

The Loggia has completely taken the home improvement industry by storm – a new type of home extension that is best described as a cross between a traditional double glazed conservatory and an orangery. Loggias first existed during the Italian Renaissance and were the creation of leading architect of the time, Filippo Brunelleschi. Back then,...

Move Closer To The Outdoors With An Orangery From Planet

22nd June 2018

If the rumours are to be believed the majority of Britain is set for a few more glorious weeks of sensational sunshine, and when you’re not outside, how nice would it be able to enjoy it inside an orangery? When the orangery was first created in the 17th Century and the reserve of the very...

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Composite Doors?

18th June 2018

Until the development of composite doors, the UK door market was completely dominated by a wealth of UPVC and wooden entrance doors. The composite door started to gain traction amongst householders for many different reasons, but predominantly due to it offering something completely contrasting to its UPVC and timber counterparts. If you don’t yet know...

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