6 ways to stop heat loss and keep your conservatory warm in winter

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As the cold months set in the need to keep your conservatory warm in winter becomes increasingly pressing. Proper insulation and effective heating are key to keeping this glass covered space warm and comfortable no matter how chilly it is outside.

From basic repairs to costly roof replacements, there are many ways to crank up the heat in your conservatory without compromising on your homes energy efficiency. 

Tim Pullen
Tim Pullen

Tim is an expert in sustainable building methods and energy efficiency in residential homes and writes on the subject for magazines and national newspapers. He is the author of The Sustainable Building BibleSimply Sustainable Homes and Anaerobic Digestion - Making Biogas - Making Energy: The Earthscan Expert Guide.

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Dale Harris

Dale is the managing director of Greenoak Concept & Design, and is a specialist in conservatory refurbishments. Greenoak are the leading solid conservatory roofing company in Essex, carrying out conservatory conversions to the highest possible standard. 

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Sam Tamlyn

Sam is the managing director of TCMM Shutter Group: a collection of industry leading window shutter brands including Shutterly Fabulous, California Shutters, DIY Shutters, The Shutter Store, and Carter & Clark. TCMM are the exclusive supplier of window shutters for B&Q and they offer bespoke and high quality plantation shutters to customers throughout the world. 

Gabriella Dyson
Assistant Editor

Gabriella is Homebuilding & Renovating's Assistant Editor. She is a DIY enthusiast and a lover of all things interior design. She’s spent the past decade crafting copy for regional publications, award-winning architects, and leading UK homeware brands. 

She has a particular passion for historic buildings and listed properties, and she is currently in the process of renovating a Grade II-listed Victorian coach house in the West Country. At Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine, Gabriella is responsible for curating the magazine's home case studies and regularly contributes to the Homebuilding website.