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    Installing secondhand conservatory

    Window Specialists

    Hi , I need a conservatory taking down and re-installing . It’s a hardwood one . Please let me know if this feasible ? Or whether I should just buy a new conservatory.

    Asked by Karthik on 21st Oct 2020
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    thm homeimprovements

    "It is possible, but highly unlikely there wont be any damage. If it was hand made by a decent joiner then it would be very hard to do, as they were built to last. Now a days conservatories are all nuts and bolts so easy to dismantle. I have witnessed in the past a timber conservatory that had all the joints glued, and jointed properly, making it near on impossible to remove as it should be. The problem is getting some one to do it as they will be liable for any damage caused unless you agree first that it wont be down to them. Maybe try to take it down whole but if that dosn't work then replace."

    Answered on 22nd Oct 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    Safestyle Cambridgeshire

    "If you have an old one it may be advisable to look into replacing it.
    As you can imagine, the structure of wood will deteriorate in the winter weather, and be draughty and loose."

    Answered on 22nd Oct 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
    MKT Property Services

    "I would recommend that you look into purchasing a new conservatory.
    If the existing one is taken apart and re-fitted it could cause many issues in the future and become costly.
    Timber being a natural product changes over time with weather conditions etc.
    I would recommend a UPVC Conservatory as Timber Conservatories are very costly in comparison and will require regular maintenance."

    Answered on 22nd Oct 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Nippard’s masonry

    "Hello I have done a similar job to this only last week and as we started we came across a lot of rot, so we rebuilt it new doors etc, money wise it depends really on your budget a good builder will work with you not against you, if you start stripping it apart and find rot like I did then the job can become bigger and costing a bit more hope this helps
    Alex"

    Answered on 23rd Oct 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
    The Home improvement people

    "I would recommend buying a new conservatory going to be hard to reinstall it, how ever if you are looking for a hardwood consvervatory these can be quite expensive"

    Answered on 22nd Oct 2020 - Member since Apr 2016 - report
    G and D home solutions

    "To be totally honest your probably better of buying a new 1 as its wooden . The likelihood of dismantling it without causing damage is not good, and probably end up costing a lot more in new parts and repairs,"

    Answered on 22nd Oct 2020 - Member since Mar 2017 - report
    MSD WIndows LTd

    "Why does it need to come down, check with a builder if the base is unsafe, or a glazier if the roof needs attention."

    Answered on 22nd Oct 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report

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