We often write about how garden offices are designed and built to last a lifetime, so we were recently pleased to hear about a 20-year olf garden office that is still going strong.
20 years ago Timeless Garden Rooms designed a pitched roof garden office building for husband and wife journalists. They have used their office successfully for two decades and contacted Timeless Garden Rooms in 2016, enquiring about replacing their existing office with a larger one that incorporated toilet and kitchen facilities. They decided to sell their existing office building to a friend, knowing it had plenty of life still in it.
The new owner of the garden office asked if the building could be craned into their garden rather than dismantled and rebuilt. Knowing the construction of the office would withstand the loads involved in lifting it, the Timeless Garden Rooms team were happy to arrange this.
A thorough survey was undertaken
Lifting the garden office into the air allowed the Timeless team to undertake a complete survey of the building. The original owner and the new one expected there to be some ageing of the floor timbers. In fact, they found on examination that the floor timbers were in very good condition and dry, which is very good to know. No repair had to be made to the floor structure.
Garden office designers don’t often get the chance to examine the core structure of their buildings in such detail. To know that a 20-year-old garden office is still in excellent condition, with a new life ahead of it is a testament to the building systems and materials chosen by garden office designers.
Buy with confidence
If you thoroughly research your options and buy a quality garden office, you can ensure that your building will last a lifetime. Your choices of materials for the exterior of the building will impact how much maintenance you’ll need to do over the years to keep your building in tip top condition.
When in initial talks with your garden office designer, ask them about how their older buildings are standing the test of time. Also, ask them about the levels of maintenance required to ensure your office building will last you a lifetime.
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To learn more about Timeless Garden Rooms 20 years of experience give them a call on 01843 821 851 or visit their website.