Glass Verandas: Timeless Elegance for Outdoor Comfort

Your home and garden patio

Are you looking to extend your home's living space or create a private outdoor area to dazzle your family and friends with a stylish outdoor veranda? Look no further! Installing a glass veranda can be the perfect solution to transform an ordinary patio, balcony or outside area into a space that can be used throughout the year. Eden's glass veranda allows you to enjoy the beauty and benefits of a bright sheltered outdoor space with a great view of your garden and it’s also a stunning addition to your home. In this guide we offer inspiring tips and ideas, for how to create an outdoor living space with a beautiful glass veranda.

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Benefits of having a stylish glass veranda

A glass veranda can be a great addition to any outdoor living area, offering a host of benefits. A glass veranda creates an outdoor oasis, providing a sheltered outdoor area where you can enjoy the alfresco lifestyle, regardless of the weather. A glass veranda creates a stylish and modern look: the light and open design will make your outdoor area look bigger by bringing the outside inside. It can also offer protection for your garden furniture, and any other outdoor accessories, from rain, wind and other adverse weather conditions.

Factors to consider before installing elegant glass verandas

Planning permission

Before constructing a new outdoor living area, it's important to seek planning permission from your local authority. All too often people have built glass verandas and other structures without giving thought to the legalities. Not having the necessary planning permission in place could cause problems for you in the future. To avoid any such issues Eden verandas will investigate the planning rules in your local area before starting any work and will even prepare and submit the planning application for you.

Glass Verandas Planning

Space

A bespoke glass veranda is a great way to create more usable space in your outdoor area. Bringing style and functionality together, a glass veranda can provide a range of benefits, from extra usable garden space to added protection from the elements. Its unique design also adds a stylish touch to any garden, allowing you to create an attractive living space that can be enjoyed all year round. Eden verandas are all bespoke manufactured meaning that  you can choose a design to complement your home and garden, making the most of your outdoor living space.

Space Planning

Plan your space efficiently

Design

Creating an outdoor living area with a stylish glass veranda is a great way to add modern, chic style to your home. Eden glass verandas offer a vast array of design options and roof shapes which will spruce up any garden or outdoor space. They can be constructed to fit almost any space and offer unparalleled protection from the elements. Eden glass veranda can be tailored to the customer's exact requirements, ensuring that both form and function are met. Constructed from strong durable powder coated aluminium, these structures are designed to withstand strong winds or heavy rain. With a glass veranda, you can enjoy your outdoor space whatever the weather.

Furniture

When it comes to furnishing your outdoor living area with glass verandas, there are countless options available that will help you to create an aesthetically pleasing and functional space. Consider investing in furniture made of weather-resistant materials such as teak or synthetic wicker, to ensure that it can stand up to whatever the elements throw at it. To add character and style to the veranda, you could choose luxurious designer pieces or add vibrant cushions and throws. You could also consider opting for intimate seating solutions such as benches and love seats. If you need more durability in your seating then rattan furniture will also serve you well.

Professional glass veranda installation

When it comes to installing bespoke glass verandas in your outdoor living area, it pays to rely on a professional. There are extremely complex logistical processes and engineering requirements involved in the construction of a glass veranda. A professional team of experienced technicians are able to accurately calculate the load calculations for the roof, the impact resistance of the glazing and evaluate weather and wind loads to ensure the glass veranda will safely protect you and your outdoor space. At Eden, our experienced installers can usually have your veranda installed in a day or two. Investing in a professional veranda installation means you can be secure in the knowledge that you have a stable, safe and aesthetically pleasing structure you can be proud of.

Safety considerations

When considering installing any outdoor structure, safety is always paramount. With glass verandas, this is especially true due to the use of glass which must be handled and installed with great care and safety. Eden only use 10.8mm laminated glass for the veranda roofs for maximum safety. When fitted correctly, glass verandas should comply with the building regulations of England and Wales and Scotland. A glass veranda should always be installed by experienced professionals to ensure that it is fitted properly and securely so you can relax and enjoy your outdoor living area in safety and with complete peace of mind.

Building materials

Crafted from powder coated high-grade aluminium, glass verandas provide a long lasting structure for your outdoor living area and offer  protection from the elements all year-round. With a built-in guttering system and UV protection, glass verandas provide the perfect solution for a stylish outdoor living area. The use of top quality materials ensures longevity and strength, giving you a space for relaxation and entertainment for many years to come.

Maintenance of your glass veranda

Cleaning

Cleaning your glass veranda is an important part of keeping your outdoor living area looking stylish. Clear glass verandas are a stunning addition to any outdoor space and can be easily cleaned by your local window cleaner using deionised water for the best results. 

Cleaning your glass veranda

Maximise your living space

Glass contemporary verandas are the perfect way to maximise your outdoor living space. By creating an accessible outdoor area, you can make the most of your garden or terrace whatever the weather. The contemporary and stylish design of a glass veranda will look fabulous in any setting, ensuring your outdoor area looks effortlessly chic. With a wide range of features available such as heating and lighting, you can customise the glass veranda to fit with your lifestyle and tastes.

Next steps

When it comes to creating a living area outdoors, Eden has got you covered. We are a leading supplier and installer of verandas and awnings UK-wide. From design to ideas to installation, we can help you maximise your outdoor living space with a beautiful bespoke glass veranda. Speak to us today for a no obligation quote on 01252 451580.

Make the most of your outdoor living space on your patio with a stylish glass roof veranda.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are glass verandas strong and durable?

A: Glass verandas are very strong and durable, having been designed to withstand the harshest of UK weather conditions. This strength and durability means they can last a lifetime with minimal maintenance.

Q: How does a glass veranda add value to a property?

A: Adding a glass veranda to a property can add significant value to the home, potentially increasing its resale value by as much as 10% or more.

Q: Is there a difference between glass verandas and glass rooms?

A: Glass verandas are usually used to provide additional living space with an outdoor feel, whereas glass rooms are enclosed, allowing you to create a fully protected environment.

Q: How do I choose the right glass veranda for my property?

A: The type of glass veranda you choose for your home will largely depend on the size and shape of your outdoor space, the style of your property, and of course, your personal taste and preference. Working with a specialist in glass verandas can help you make the most suitable selection for your home.

Q: How do glass verandas enhance the look of a property?

A: Glass verandas provide a modern and stylish look to any property they are added to. The addition of a glass veranda can create a bright and spacious atmosphere in which to enjoy the outdoors all year round.


Frame Options for our range of Glass Verandas

High performance frames in every colour under the sun

With 56 colours to choose from the new Eden frames will add an elegant and stylish look to your patio. Here are a small selection of frame colours.

Four Easy Steps to your perfect Open Glass Room or Veranda

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1. Discussing Your Needs

How will you use your new room? Where will it go? What colour? What shape would you prefer? If you have any questions that you would like to ask, please just ring, we’re here to help !

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2. The Survey Visit

Once you have an idea of what you want, call us, and we’ll visit you at a convenient time to measure up and talk through the finer details.

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3. Quotation

We’ll prepare you a detailed, fixed price quotation based on our visit. We won’t pressure you, but if you are happy, we’ll agree a start date with you and make all the arrangements.

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4. Installation

In most cases we can complete installation within a day or two. We’ll take as long as we need to do a first class job, and we promise to clean up when we’ve finished.