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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.

cabins for gardens

Cabins for Gardens – Which Type Will Suit You?

Cabins for gardens a great way to get more space on your property. They are a fantastic investment if you love your home, want extra room but don't want to move. Garden cabins elevate your garden, make it great for entertaining and can make your home more sought after when it's eventually time to sell. There are different types of cabins for gardens and your needs will depend on which sort is right for you. Types of Cabins for Gardens... Read More...
workspaces in the garden

Five Tips For Creating Workspaces in The Garden

If you work from home you may often find that the space you have indoors can become a little claustrophobic, a bit noisy, slightly stifling and dull but who says you have to limit yourself to only working inside the house? Have you ever thought about expanding your work area a little further? Here are a few tips on creating workspaces in the garden. Workspaces in The Garden: The Set-Up Just because you are moving your office space outdoors it... Read More...
Garden Games Room

Garden Games Room

Stylish Garden Games Rooms A garden games room might feel indulgent, but it is a versatile and practical addition to any home. It provides a dedicated space for games and activities, while also being a great place to relax and enjoy time away from the hustle and bustle of the home. The sky is the limit when it comes to designing your dream garden games room, so it is important to take some time and choose a space that best... Read More...
Will My Neighbours Object To My New Garden Room

Will My Neighbours Object To My New Garden Room?

Making the decision to make changes to your home and garden will come with a lot of planning, careful consideration and lengthy discussions with planners and builders. If you are considering adding an outdoor building to your garden, like a garden room, this can have many benefits for you but what happens if your neighbours object to your garden room? Planning Permission As long as your chosen garden room is no higher than 2.5m from the bottom of the building... Read More...
Five reasons a garden office will add value to your property

5 reasons a garden office will add value to your home

A garden office pod is definitely worth considering if you're looking for an attractive and practical way to add extra space (and value) to your property – without breaking the bank account or sacrificing too much of your valuable outdoor space! A garden office can be a great addition to your property for financial reasons, too. Not only does it provide you with an extra space to work or study, but it can also add value to your home, increasing... Read More...
4 High End Office Trends for Your Executive Garden Office

4 High End Office Trends for Your Executive Garden Office

When you've gone to the trouble of building an executive garden office, it's important that you get the interior design right. It's important to look both professional and stylish if you're likely to be holding meetings with clients - in person, or remotely. Having a purpose-built executive garden office is the first step, but how you decorate it matters. Office designs, much like everything else, follow trends. This means that although you don't have to keep up with the latest... Read More...
working from executive pods

Professional Benefits to Working From Executive Pods

Executive pods can be a fantastic asset for operating a business from home. Working from executive garden pods gives a professional impression to every client - no matter what your business does. If you work from home, chances are you operate in a service-based business as these are the most common types of business people run from their homes. Any home-based business can lack a professional appearance if it's integrated into your living space. Whether you're an accountant, nail technician,... Read More...
Weatherproof Your Garden Room

How To Weatherproof Your Garden Room For The Bad Winter Weather

The summer is drawing to a close; those months and months of sun have finally given way to the long-awaited rain. Great news for the plants, but if you have an outdoor building it could be time to weatherproof your garden room. The rainy, windy weather can really take its toll on structures such as sheds, garden pods or garden rooms. Long spells of heat followed by heavy rain can cause damage that may well go unnoticed until it is... Read More...
5 Ways an Executive Garden Room Can Benefit Your Business

5 Ways an Executive Garden Room Can Benefit Your Business

If you work from home but need a solution for the lack of space, and distractions and are seeking a more professional location then an executive garden room may well be for you. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits… A Professional Looking Executive Garden Room When it comes to working from home, one of the biggest hurdles to cross is ensuring that you still look and feel professional both for your own worth and to your clients... Read More...
garden room photography studio

Benefits Of A Garden Room Photography Studio For Photographers

Whether your business is portrait or product photography, a garden room photography studio could be exactly what you need to take your profession to the next level. One of the most important things when taking photographs for clients is having a professional studio in which to set up your photography shoots. A place to store equipment and props is also a must. However, the cost of hiring such a space can be prohibitive, particularly if you're just starting out in... Read More...
Work From Home

How To Still Give a Professional Air When You Work From Home

Being able to work from home became the new norm when lockdown hit and it has continued to be that way long after. Many companies and small business owners realised that they could get the same productivity and some extra flexibility with zero commuting time and it just felt like a win-win. However, we all know that working from home isn’t always quite as professional as working from an office space and that making changes in the place you live... Read More...
Executive Garden Pod

Reasons an Executive Garden Pod is a Great Work From Home Space

Hybrid working and work from home jobs are on the rise. Modern employers are embracing this new way to work and encouraging their workers to stay home and save on the commute. The only problem is, not every home will have the space for a person to work in peace. For example, those with young children at home might find noises within the house distracting while they're trying to get a job done. Likewise those who have a partner also... Read More...
Executive Garden Annexe

Why an Executive Garden Annexe is Key to Productivity

If you work from home, an executive garden annex can hugely increase your productivity in a number of ways.  While the annex itself won't do the work for you, creating a workspace within your annexe will allow a productive environment you may have never thought possible. Having a dedicated workspace that you don't share with anyone can totally change the way you work. Below are some of the reasons why an executive garden annexe is key to productivity. An executive... Read More...
Executive Garden Annexe

You Can Work From Your Garden: Seven Things To Consider

With home working becoming much more commonplace, it is unsurprising that there has been a surge in people wondering about building a home office in their garden. Here's what you need to consider if you want to from your garden. 1. Do you have the space to work from your garden? Do you have the space to give up in your garden for a garden office? Although you can get a range of compact garden offices if you wish to... Read More...
new shed interior

Enjoy Your Garden Building With a New Shed Interior

Decorating the interior of your garden room gives you an opportunity to really make it yours, however that looks. Your new shed interior can reflect your personality, as well as being a useful space. It's good to decide in advance what look you want to go for so that you can set a colour palate and choose the right furniture to complement your theme. Here are some ideas for your new shed interior. Click the photos to go to Pinterest,... Read More...
rooms outside

Rooms Outside Are Not Just For The Daytime! Here’s Why

If you have ever thought about rooms outside but weren't sure that they'd get as much use as they deserved, think again! A room in the garden is the ultimate flexible space during the day and late into the evening. Let there be light! One of the biggest concerns for people considering building rooms outside is that electrics can be difficult to install. This isn't true - it can all be planned and done with the build. Outside lights are... Read More...
5 Ways an Executive Garden Room Can Benefit Your Business

Posh Garden Sheds: Add Value and Curb Appeal with a Luxury Garden Shed

If you're looking for a way to add a touch of luxury to your home and create some longed-for extra storage or living space, then our posh garden sheds are the perfect solution. These luxury garden rooms are made from high-quality materials and come in a variety of styles to suit any taste, space, or budget. Whether you're looking for a convenient place to store your gardening tools or an elegant retreat for yourself, our posh garden sheds are sure... Read More...
Get the most from your small garden room

How To Get The Most Out of Your Small Garden Room

Garden Rooms have become a big trend in recent years mostly because homeowners have been looking for more ways in which to expand their living space. It is a simple way of adding that valuable space -whatever you need it for – in a cost-effective way. While many of us would love one of these stunning garden rooms, one thing that can really put some people off is the fact that UK gardens tend to be quite small. This lack... Read More...
New Garden Room

5 Ways A New Garden Room Can Be Used For Entertainment

A new garden room is often looked at as being for business or fitness purposes but did you know that it can make the ideal location for entertaining your family and guests? Here are just a few ideas… How to Entertain in Your New Garden Room Dining Room If your home lacks the space to house a decent dining table, then a new garden room is the perfect solution. With ample room for a dining table and chairs as well... Read More...
How to Get the Most out of Corner Garden Rooms

How to Get the Most out of Corner Garden Rooms

With their cleverly designed shape and footprint, corner garden rooms can really help to make the most out of almost any sized outside space. They’re ideal for maximising the available space in smaller gardens, and with a little bit of careful planning, can be just as practical and roomy as a much larger garden room. How to Get the Most out of Corner Garden Rooms It can be daunting to think about how much furniture you want to fit into... Read More...
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