Tag Archives: conservatory

9 tips for winter-proofing your conservatory

By | November 18, 2017

There’s no doubt about it, autumn is moving on fast and soon we’ll be into winter. It’s time for winter-proofing your conservatory so you can enjoy and make use of it all year round! Here are our top tips to make your conservatory ready for winter, from beating draughts to planting up bright winter containers.… Read More »

How to maximise space in a small conservatory

By | March 6, 2017

A small conservatory is one of the most hardworking rooms in the house. That’s my conclusion from personal observation of a large number of conservatories. Engineering works have just made a train journey long and very slow, giving me ample opportunity to see how people actually use this space. You won’t be surprised to learn… Read More »

5 ways an extension brings the garden inside so easily

By | February 16, 2017

A ground floor extension has a closer relationship to the garden than the rest of the house, probably because it tends to be built in an existing garden. Immediately, then, you’re ahead of the game of bringing the garden inside, the aim of so many of us nowadays. Extension is simply an umbrella term for… Read More »

Add value to your home with a conservatory or garden room

By | October 17, 2016

Add value to your property with a conservatory, orangery or garden room. Fit bi-fold doors to open it up to the great outdoors and bring in more light. Rattan furniture will complete the look at no great extra cost. Add value to your property, or at least maintain it Whether you’re hoping to work your… Read More »

How long does rattan furniture last?

By | October 13, 2016

We outline how to look after natural rattan furniture and its Big Outdoor Cousin, synthetic rattan garden furniture. With just a little care and attention, your rattan furniture could be going strong for years. Natural rattan for indoor use in the conservatory, orangery and elsewhere Wonderful natural rattan is strong and durable and very good… Read More »

Are you ready for the World Cup?

By | June 12, 2014

Are you ready for the World Cup? The wait is finally over. In just a few hours’ time, Brazil and Croatia will get the 2014 World Cup underway, and we’re finding it hard to contain our excitement. Of course, England’s campaign starts on Saturday night with a tough Group D clash with Italy – one… Read More »

Rattan Direct on 60 Minute Makeover again!

By | June 6, 2014

Peter Andre, designer John Amabile and the makeover team from 60 Minute Makeover visited Blackpool, where they helped Lorraine surprise her twin sister Lindsey with a home transformation. She is always looking after others so her friends and family wanted her to have a lovely space just for herself. Lindsey Smethurst’s loft  was to be… Read More »

Spring & Summer Ranges 2014

By | May 12, 2014

 New Rattan Furniture Ranges With spring well and truly under-way and summer just around the corner we have decided that it’s about time for some change here at Rattan Direct. We have spent the last few months designing and sourcing new furniture ranges that we are now introducing to our website. We have some brand… Read More »

A Touch of Wicker!

By | February 24, 2014

Wicker Sofa – The Ideal Solution for a Conservatory Needing an Injection of Style and Comfort If you are looking for a way to upgrade your conservatory then the purchase of a wicker sofa is a recommended solution. At Rattan Direct we have a great selection of wicker sofas available for you to choose from.… Read More »

Rattan Sofas!

By | February 24, 2014

Rattan Sofa – From Corner Sofas to Sofa Sets – Find Your Perfect Sofa from Rattan Direct If you are looking for a rattan sofa then you are definitely in the right place. At Rattan Direct you will be able to choose from an extensive selection of sofas; from complete sofa sets to compact two… Read More »