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Modern Garden Rooms Blog

Modern Garden Rooms’ garden room blog showcases our extensive knowledge and love for the garden rooms that we build.

Here on our blog we cover everything from home gyms to art studios, from relaxation rooms to garden offices, from installation to decoration.

Whether you’re looking to find out more about getting a new garden room, searching for decor which will inspire you, or perhaps wondering what to do with your own summerhouse or garden room, here on Modern Garden Rooms’ blog we take an in depth look at what a garden room is, what you need to consider when you get a garden room, and how to make it work best for you.

If you have questions relating to any of the articles on our Garden Room Blog then please contact us; and if you have ideas for posts you’d like to see then we’d be happy to hear from you.

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How To Enjoy Your Garden Comfortably During A Heatwave

The garden is usually a place for relaxation, somewhere to sit and enjoy all that you have created but when it comes to a UK heatwave, it can often become unbearable and many of us end up seeking some rest bite in the cooler house. It seems such a shame to have to do this but fear not, we have some great tips which will help you to enjoy your garden comfortably during a heatwave. Pool Bringing a pool into... Read More...
A Guide To Choosing The Perfect Garden Room Location

A Guide To Choosing The Perfect Garden Room Location

When it comes to building and designing a new garden room, there are a lot of areas which need to be considered but have you fully thought about the location? You may have a space in mind but there may be factors that you have overlooked, such as sunlight, privacy and access. Here we take a look at how important it is to get the location of your garden room right. Privacy If you are using your garden room for... Read More...
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Your Garden Office Kit – Everything You’ll Need to Set Up

A garden office kit is just what you'll need if you're planning to work from home. Whether you're employed remotely, or self-employed, working from home is a great gig. The only thing is, you'll need to prepare your workspace. Working in the garden is preferable to working in the house for many reasons. One of the main reasons being that a different physical space from where you spend your leisure time can help promote a different mental space. Keeping work... Read More...
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Need a New Look? Seven Stylish Interior Trends For Your Garden Room

A garden room can be such a wonderful addition to your home and just like your home, you will want it to be fitted out to your own taste. The great thing with a room like this is that it can on many themes and still be very stylish. Here are just a few stylish interior trends that we have come up with to help you to make a decision. Shabby Chic To obtain a shabby chic feel, the first... Read More...
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5 Reasons You Should Build a Corner Garden Room

Even a small garden can accommodate a corner garden room, which means it time to start thinking about building one!  Most homeowners feel they would benefit from more space in their house. Perhaps they're after an extra room to relax in, or a space to entertain guests, or maybe somewhere to work on their hobbies. An added room can always come in handy, but building an extension is expensive and can be a huge upheaval. Moving house often isn't an... Read More...
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Great Uses for Your Large Garden Room

Having a large garden room is a real asset to any property. It provides extra space, can be a wonderful place to entertain and has limitless uses if you're feeling creative. One of the main positives of a large garden room is that it creates extra living space. This can be done by either using it as another room to relax, entertain, or work in, or use it as a place for storage to free up an extra room inside... Read More...
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5 Inspiring Ideas For Your She-Cave

Whenever we hear about garden sheds they are so often referred to as the man's domain, hence the term man-cave but why can't women also have their own little piece of sanctuary? After all, women also want to unwind after a hard day at work, they need time to switch off, everybody needs a place to escape to and a place for a hobby. Let's explore 5 inspiring ideas for your very own she-cave. Reading Room Reading inside the house... Read More...
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Bespoke Outdoor Spaces for Creative Homeowners

Becoming a homeowner is an exciting time, especially when it comes to putting your stamp on the place. Bespoke outdoor spaces are a fun way to do just that.  Half the fun of buying over renting is making the place your own. Decorating and remodelling have a certain charm, but the real way to make your mark is make big changes. Dig up the garden, add a fire pit, install solar lighting. Make big changes to see the biggest results.... Read More...
7 Climbing Plants That Could Transform The Look of Your Garden Cabin

7 Climbing Plants That Could Transform The Look of Your Garden Cabin

A garden cabin is a great addition to your garden but it can easily stick out if you don't try and merge it in with the rest of your outdoor space. A good start in ensuring your new build ties in nicely is by adding wood cladding, by having window boxes full of stunning flowers and an array of plant pots on the decking but another area you could focus on would be to bring greenery to the exterior walls.... Read More...
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Convert Your Shed Into An Upcycling Studio With These Simple Steps

The garden shed has long been the place to store items that you don't need to hand or a place to house garden tools but it can and it should be so much more than that. With busy lifestyles, we all need to have a place where we can unwind, a place to have a hobby or just to escape from the real world and the shed can be the perfect place for this. It can literally be transformed into... Read More...
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Luxury Garden Sheds: Revamp or Replace?

Luxury garden sheds have been a hot topic in recent years. Ever since the TV show Amazing Spaces ran a Shed of the Year special people have gone mad for impressive garden structures.  Entrants of the Shed of the Year contests have provided inspiration for many a clever shed owner. Even if you don't have your sights set on winning any competitions in the near future, a luxury or interesting shed is a great project to work on. The wonderful... Read More...
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Tropical Cocktails to Serve in Your Home Garden Bar

Having a home garden bar is the ultimate luxury. It's the perfect place to entertain your friends and make delicious drinks that you probably wouldn't get down your local. A hot UK summer can make you feel like you're on holiday abroad, so why not go with the flow? Invite your friends round to you home garden bar for a tropical taste test by serving up some cocktails that transport you to the sunny side of the world. Tropical Cocktails... Read More...
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5 Popular Workouts You Can Do From Your Garden Gym

Making time to workout can be such a juggle. When you work, have children, have hobbies and other activities that you enjoy, finding a workout class that will suit the times that you are free, as well as your needs, can be hard. So, why not make the space and the time at home? By adding a garden gym to your outdoor space you could workout as often as you like and at any time of day. Here are 5... Read More...
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Clever Tech for Your Home Garden Office

There is no reason why your home garden office should be a modest affair. Working from home doesn't mean holding back on the gadgets - quite the opposite. Working from home means you've got the freedom to create the exact environment that you want. I makes sense to make life easier with the latest tech and gadgets. Gone are the days when working from home meant being frugal and keeping things basic. A few years ago that might have been... Read More...
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Make the Most of Your Shed Room With These Space Saving Hacks

Having a shed room can be a real boost to your home. An extra room on your property give you more space to spread out. Whether you use it for storage, with the aim of keeping your home clutter-free, or choose to give it a more active function such as a sitting room or office, it's important to be savvy with your space. A shed room is usually an enclosed room in your garden. It might be more of a... Read More...
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Working From Home? It May Be Time To Invest In A Garden Room!

Since Coronavirus hit, working from home has become the new norm and for many people, this may become a permanent fixture. Many companies are realising the benefits of their staff working from home– money-saving, better for the environment, flexible working– and if home working becomes your new normal, you are going to need a better place to work from than the spare bedroom! If your garden space allows, perhaps it is time to invest in a garden room? A Quiet... Read More...
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Medium Garden Ideas: Tips for Enhancing Your Medium-Sized Garden

Medium garden ideas are becoming a hot topic once again as the weather changes. Medium-sized gardens are incredibly common, so there's a lot of inspiration out there. So much so, in fact, that it could be quite easy to become overwhelmed.  The best way to keep on track and not get swept away in a sea of information is to stay focused on how you want to improve your garden. If you're looking for a large project you can complete... Read More...
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How A Garden Room Can Boost Your Family’s Wellbeing

We all know that the outdoors can truly benefit our health and wellbeing. The great outdoors can bring exercise, fresh air, provide you with much needed vitamin D, lower your blood pressure, calm you and boost your energy levels. When we are at home, many of us fall into routines which include sitting in front of a TV, playing video games, scrolling on our phones and laying down but what if you could enjoy your outdoor space so much more?... Read More...
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5 Practical Uses for the Outside Rooms on Your Property

Outside rooms on your property can be a real boon. Not only do they create space inside your home by allowing you to spread out into the garden, they also provide a change of scenery without you having leave your property.  If you're thinking of having a garden room built, or you already have unused outside rooms then it's time to think about how you'd use them.  5 Practical Uses for the Outside Rooms on Your Property There are so... Read More...
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Inspiration for Garden Dens – The Room to Keep You Smiling

Garden dens are great for helping you step back from your everyday life and get away without going away. Everybody needs chance to escape, and setting up a den in your garden room can really help. One of the best things about garden dens is that you can use them for anything! A den in your garden can be set up for any hobby or pastime and can be changed along with your interests. So if you like to submerge... Read More...
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