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Have you considered the alternatives to wooden conservatories?
If you are intending to build a wooden conservatory on your property, you could be well advised to consider the merits of other building materials, such as aluminium.
There are many reasons that the metal is more appropriate for such a structure, so make sure you have all the information before deciding on wooden conservatories. Here at Apropos, we specialise in “architecture in glass” and our aluminium conservatories could sway you away from a wooden conservatory.
We create bespoke designs, specifically for your home and created with your requirements in mind, so visit us and see what we can offer you before opting for a wooden conservatory.
Why is aluminium better than wood?
If you are thinking of building a wooden conservatory, your first thought is likely to be: ‘Why is aluminium so much better than wood?’
Well there are two main reasons that aluminium is superior – its physical properties and environmental credentials. In terms of the physical properties of aluminium, it will beat wooden conservatories hands down.
The metal is strong, lightweight and highly durable, making it the ideal material for use in construction – and it will provide you with a more solid structure than a wooden conservatory.
When it comes to looking after your wooden conservatory, you will need to treat the wood regularly to make it last.
This is not the case with aluminium – it is naturally corrosion-resistant. This could be particularly important if you are thinking about wooden conservatories in coastal environments because aluminium will withstand the salty air much better than wood.
Aluminium also has excellent formability, which means it can be bent into many different shapes – giving you far more design options than you would have with wooden conservatories.
In addition, aluminium does not burn, making it highly fire resistant, whereas a wooden conservatory would not withstand the heat.
When it comes to the environment, you may be surprised to find that an aluminium structure can compete with a wooden conservatory.
Aluminium is not only the most abundant metal on earth, it is also endlessly recyclable.
Although the material for your wooden conservatory may come from a managed forest, it cannot be recycled to the same extent as aluminium, which arguably makes the metal a more sustainable option.
Are you convinced that aluminium conservatories are better than wooden conservatories?
If you are beginning to change your mind about having a wooden conservatory, contact Apropos.
Our team of experts will be on hand to help you plan and build the perfect conservatory for you, using aluminium as a highly durable and strong frame.
You will receive an in-depth consultation with one of our design consultants, so you can check that an aluminium structure really is better than a wooden conservatory and we can ensure your project is completed to meet your needs.
If you have any questions about choosing an aluminium rather than a wooden conservatory – please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
You can always order a brochure to find more out about the conservatories, orangeries, glasshouses and other extensions we can provide.