As our sister comapny Byrne Home Improvements in Glasgow build extensions we are constantly called to fix various parts, insulate to a higher spec because its cold or even remove and rebuild other companies “garden rooms”. It is so important that when you are looking into building a garden room that you ask for their technical specification sheet and compare it to other companies, the saying “buy cheap, buy twice” is definitely true in this industry. You see our technical specification here or download the file at the bottom of this blog.
Hyggepod Garden Rooms in Glasgow build our garden pods to the same specification as we would an extension giving you an outdoor building that is made to last!
The lifespan of a garden room can vary depending on several factors, including the quality of construction, materials used, maintenance, and local climate.
- Quality of construction: A well-built garden room using durable materials and skilled craftsmanship can last significantly longer than one made with lower quality materials and construction methods.
- Materials used: The choice of materials plays a crucial role in determining the longevity of a garden room. For instance, high-quality wood, composite, metal, or uPVC materials tend to be more durable and have longer lifespans than cheaper alternatives.
- Maintenance: Regular maintenance is essential to extend the lifespan of a garden room. This includes keeping the structure clean, addressing any signs of wear and tear, and performing necessary repairs. However composite cladding will last 50 years!
- Local climate: The climate in your region can impact the lifespan of a garden room. Extreme weather conditions, such as heavy rain, strong winds, or intense sunlight, can accelerate wear and deterioration of the wood.
- Usage and purpose: If the garden room is being used frequently and subjected to heavier loads or stress, its lifespan might be shorter than one that experiences less use.
With proper care and maintenance, your Hyggepod garden room can last anywhere from 20 to 40 years or more. However, it’s essential to keep in mind that specific components of the garden room, such as roofing materials, wooden cladding or windows, might have different lifespans and may require replacement or refurbishment sooner than the overall structure.