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Make the Most of the Long Hours of Sunlight with a Garden Room

by TG Escapes | May 14, 2014 | Blog, Residential

Sunlight is good for you. It’s good for your health, helping your body to manufacture vitamin D (which is essential for the effective functioning of the immune system) and to absorb calcium (keeping your bones in order). It stimulates the secretion of serotonin in the brain, enhancing your mood and general sense of well-being, and it ensures a healthy rate of night-time melatonin production, ensuring a good night’s sleep. As we advance through May, the days are drawing out towards midsummer…the sunlight is there, but not always the weather!

An indoor room, outside, is a highly effective means by which to enhance the allure of being outdoors, transforming both the functionality and usability of your outdoor space without having to forfeit your creature comforts. You may want to use it as an al fresco dining room, or perhaps fill it with comfy furniture arranged so that the focus is the view through your floor to ceiling windows. Or maybe as a place for the whole family to escape (and switch off) the clamouring mass of screens in the house. A room for playing games or sharing books, all the while bathed in brilliant natural sunlight.

When the weather allows, throw open your bi-folding doors and everyone can effortlessly flow between inside and out. Or on chillier days, baton down the hatches and cosy up: our AA rated heating and cooling technologies ensure that you can maximise the use and enjoyment of your outdoor room all year round. Our garden rooms are highly energy efficient to run and whilst you are outside, you can switch off everything inside! Good for your pocket and great for the environment. But perhaps most important of all, an eco-friendly Garden Escape is good for you and your family. Just being outside will make everyone healthier, happier and more likely to get a good night’s sleep!

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TG Escapes
Providing net-zero timber frame buildings since 2003. As a gold member of the Structural Timber Association we are fully compliant to design, manufacture and build giving us full control of the quality of all the timber components in our system.

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