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Sunrooms

A sunroom is basically a conservatory with a solid tile or slate roof with a vaulted internal ceiling. To put it another way, it is an extension with lots of windows. A sunroom is also called a Sun Lounge and it is a structure usually built onto the side or back of a house. It allows you to admire and to enjoy the surroundings and the views while being sheltered and protected from rain, wind and other weather conditions. As the name suggests, this room has large windows in order to allow panoramic views, where the sun gets through and the room is filled with light and warmth.

What is the advantage of a sunroom?

For those who really require an extension to their home to create more space for family need a sunroom. This is because a sunroom can be used any day or night any time of the year, so if the kids want to watch TV in the new room on a winter night, then they can. The sunroom must be designed to ensure minimal light loss to the existing internal rooms of the house.

Sunrooms are a traditional build which are more integrated into the house than conservatories and are usually completed using the more core construction materials. They offer large spans of glass and roof windows that will help brighten up your home’s interior spaces. Customers enjoy their sunroom as they strengthen the connection between indoors and out, allowing more natural illumination into the house and better views of the garden, while also helping to provide ample warmth via solar gain.

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  • Energy Efficiency
  • Colours
  • Security
  • Energy Efficiency

    Our high-quality sunrooms are available in a choice of uPVC or aluminium frames, high performance energy efficient glass or solar control glass, coupled with a thermally competent solid tiled roof or slate roof with a flat or vaulted internal ceiling. Highly weather resistant, whichever combination of materials is chosen for the new sunroom structure, homeowners across Ireland will be able to use the space all year round; whatever the weather.

    Edwardian sunroom interior viewVictorian sunroom interior viewRosewood uPVC sunroom with a tiled roof

    Colours

    Add the perfect finishing touch to your sunroom installation, with the Turkington Windows colour palette. Looking for consistency? Or prefer a solid colour or timber effect foils? Have a browse through our range of traditional and contemporary colours and finishes, which also includes roof tile colour options. Match your existing window style or get the sophisticated appearance of a natural timber sunroom without any of the hassle; the choice is entirely yours!

    Security

    Secure windows and doors

    Your security is at the heart of all of our home improvement products, making no exception with our highly secure sunroom range. Tested to the highest standards, we provide complete peace of mind by offering a full security package as standard that proactively utilizes the latest locking technology.

    What is a Sunroom?

    The definition of a sunroom is basically a conservatory with a solid tile roof and ceiling or to put it another way, it is an extension with lots of windows.

    How much does a sunroom cost?

    A 3m x 4m Edwardian Sunroom starts circa £25,500 fitted* (excluding building control and architect fees).

    * Prices correct at September 2020. Specification may vary and prices dependent on build and individual circumstances.

    What are the benefits of a sunroom?

    ✓ Bright and airy with a vaulted ceiling
    ✓ Multiple uses which adds an extra room for your home
    ✓ Compliments most homes
    ✓ Build of around 8-10 weeks*

    What comes as standard with a Turkington sunroom?

    ✓ Built to building control standards
    ✓ Fully managed installation process including plumbing, build and electrics
    ✓ Professional clean on completion
    ✓ Building control certification (where required)
    ✓ Electrical certificate upon completion
    ✓ Multiple bespoke design and colour options
    ✓ Side walls with ‘A’ rated toughened glass, internal cills and high security locking
    ✓ Fully insulated walls, floor and fully insulated roof for all year use

    Can I upgrade my design?

    Yes, you have upgrades available including:

    ✓ Pelmets with downlighters
    ✓ Aluminium Bi-folding doors or Lift & Slide doors
    ✓ Underfloor heating
    ✓ Downlighters fitted

    And many more that your designer can help you with.

    What do I need to do when Turkingtons have finished?

    Once we are complete you will need to add skirting board, your floor finish be it tiles, carpet or wood and give it a coat of paint. Then, enjoy!

    Sunroom design & materials

    At Turkingtons we will help you choose products that work in aesthetic harmony with the main house, such as local materials that blend with your home. Also reflecting the same roof pitch as the property is another way to complement the dwelling and produce a seamless natural result. Most of our clients choose to use these rooms as social spaces, often integrated into a large kitchen-diner. Some prefer to have a zone that allows them to easily relax ‘outside’. Sliding and bi-folding doors with a low threshold can handily work as window and entrance – they’ll look great and help connect with the outside whether open or closed.

    In summary, investing in a sunroom that has been well-designed by looking at its orientation, thermal performance and mass will add hugely to your enjoyment of your existing home. A sunroom can be a flexible space for relaxing, as well as entertaining in, and I’d expect that for many of you and your pets, it will become a go-to space all year round.

    The sunroom is usually furnished with comfortable armchairs, lounge chairs and sofas. It’s a space where you can entertain guests or simply relax with the family. To emphasize the brightness of the room you can paint the walls while. Skylights are also common in sunrooms. Also, if you want to create a stronger connection with the outdoors, you can add plants and flowers.

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    Sunroom interior view

    See how your sunroom will look on your home before you buy

    We offer a free expert design service, using state-of-the-art design software. This means we can superimpose a 3D rendering of your new sunroom over a photograph of your home. With this, you can see exactly how it will look on your home and allow you to make any changes in design before you go ahead with your choice.
    Incorporating traditional roofing alongside rooflights can help balance thermal performance, too. Not having an entirely glazed extension will mean you can focus your views through well thought-out glazing. The result should provide the desired look while not costing a fortune to run.

    Design options

    We have a broad range of both modern and traditional designs and options to make your Sunroom your own. We can install a wide range of styles in all shapes and sizes to complement most types and sizes of homes. Choose between Edwardian, Gable, Victorian, Lean-to or bespoke P shapes and specifically design them to your individual requirements and needs.

    Oak effect uPVC sunroom

    Double Glazing Across Ireland

    With showrooms in Lisburn, Portadown and Dublin, we're ideally placed to supply and install double glazing across all of Belfast and Northern Ireland, as well as the greater Dublin area, Belfast and counties Donegal, Monaghan, Cavan and Louth.

    Holding ourselves to the most stringent standards, as such we are members of the following organisations to ensure our service is ethical and top quality.

    Turkington accreditations