How a conservatory is built

Each conservatory installation from T&K ends in the same result: an exceptionally stylish, high-performance conservatory that’s built to last. But before this happens, we undergo the following process for building conservatories:

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White uPVC Victorian conservatory with a glass roof

Taking the measurements

Before any building work begins, it’s essential to work out the measurements of the proposed conservatory. However, before we take any measurements, an adept member of the T&K team will come to your home to discuss your proposed conservatory. They will then show you an image of your conservatory using the latest graphics software. Once you’re happy with everything, a qualified surveyor will take the measurements, the most important of which is the width of the space, the projection and its height.

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Laying the foundations

Once the construction process is underway, the first area that we build is the foundations. Making sure these are reliable is essential for maximising the longevity of a conservatory. Usually, we construct a solid concrete base with deep footings for exceptional structural soundness. This base also features a damp-proof membrane to ensure any moisture is kept out of the conservatory. However, for certain projects, we’re able to use the Durabase plus base instead. This is a great option for minimising disruption to customer’s lives and reducing waste. After laying the right foundations, we’re able to move on to the next step of the conservatory building process.

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The start of work on a new conservatory
Conservatory framing

Building the walls, floor and frame

If you’ve opted for a conservatory with a dwarf wall, we’ll build this first. A dwarf wall is a small wall built around the base of the conservatory. When building one, we’re able to use bricks that match your current property so the new conservatory will blend in seamlessly with your existing home. Once this is done, we build the floor before moving on to fit the framing for the windows & doors and the conservatory’s roof.

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Installing the glazing

Once the framing is fitted, we install our high-quality glazing, locking it into place to ensure each conservatory we build is very well insulated. Either a glass or tiled conservatory roof is fitted next, depending on which has been opted for. Both of which are structurally reinforced to ensure they’ll last.

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Conservatory glazing

Getting it ready for use

After finishing the structural work, we add the final touches to make the conservatory suitable for human occupation. Amongst our team, we have builders, plasterers and electricians, who during this stage, will plaster any walls, fit any lights and sockets and install heating. Once their work has been completed, our customers are left to enjoy their new, tailor-made conservatory in whatever way they wish.

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Fabulous from start to finish

Fabulous from start to finish. I would have no hesitation recommending your organisation. Thank you […] for their professionalism.



couldn’t have asked for more

Throughout the process, he couldn’t have asked for more. All the staff have been helpful and friendly, and the finished installation is fantastic.



Competitive quote

Competitive quote – installed within two weeks. Excellent product professionally installed. Well done!



I would recommend T&K to anyone!

I would recommend T&K to anyone! They have done a fabulous job installing a new front door and canopy. First class job!



Job well done

Job well done. Really pleased with the quality of the workmanship and a great bunch of guys. Left the place spotless.



excellent company

We have had all our doors & windows replaced by T & K, excellent company.



Fantastic company

Fantastic company that designed the perfect conservatory for my home and at a very cheap price, I would recommend them to anyone.



Thank you for my recent installation

Thank you for my recent installation. I am delighted with the result, and would recommend your organisation without hesitation.


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During our tenure as traders, we’ve provided bespoke home improvement solutions across the Northamptonshire area and beyond. This includes Corby, Northampton, Bedford, Kettering, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Aylesbury, Oxford, Rugby, Bicester & Luton.

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