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What is the best type of conservatory roof replacement?

What is the best type of conservatory roof replacement?

Although it is more expensive than polycarbonate, glass is generally considered to be the superior choice when it comes to conservatory roofing. This is because it’s a much better insulator, meaning it keeps your conservatory cool in summer and warm in winter – plus it generally looks more sophisticated.

Are solid conservatory roofs worth it?

The most obvious benefit of a solid conservatory roof is improved insulation. The space will stay warmer in cold weather, and keep off the strongest sun in summer. The value you will get from having an extension to your living space that is usable all year round is considerable – prospective buyers will think so too.

What is an ultraframe roof?

Who is Ultraframe? Ultraframe is the leading conservatory roof brand and supplies its products only to the trade. But the company does recognise that it needs to help homeowners plot their way through the buying process – hence this online guide to buying a conservatory.

What is the most energy efficient conservatory roof?

Tiled roofs are known as warm roofs due to the way they surpass other conservatory roof styles in terms of thermal efficiency. Their lightweight tiles are designed to control airflow around the conservatory space to maintain comfortable temperatures inside, come rain or shine.

Are new conservatory roofs worth it?

Yes, a conservatory roof replacement is worth the cost. It will improve the thermal efficiency and give you a room you can use all year round. It will also give you a place to install spotlights and speakers and bring natural light into the room using full length glass panels or Velux roof lights.

Do I need building regs for a solid roof on my conservatory?

If you are looking at replacing the conservatory roof with a solid/hard/tiled roof then the answer is yes you will need Building Regulations Approval.

Do you need planning permission to put a solid roof on a conservatory?

Planning Permission and Building Regulations for Conservatories. Most new‐build conservatories with either a solid, tiled or glazed roof will not need planning permission, because they are covered under what is known as a ‘permitted development’.

What is a LivinRoof?

LivinRoof is an alternative to the glass or polycarbonate roof which many conservatories have been built with. It is one of the first roofing systems to seamlessly combine solid and glazed roofing which allows the conservatory to be more thermally efficient, keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.

How big can a conservatory be without planning?

The possible size of your conservatory depends on the size of the property that you’re extending. To build without the need for planning permission, a conservatory can’t be any bigger than 50% of the area around the original house (including sheds and outbuildings).

How long do polycarbonate conservatory roofs last?

10 to 20 years
Similar to other conservatory roofs, given the right treatment and regular maintenance, a polycarbonate roof should last typically 10 to 20 years. However, each conservatory is different and some polycarbonate roofs have the potential to last much longer.

How much does a conservatory roof cost UK?

For a standard solid conservatory roof replacement, the average cost is £4,100. For a larger conservatory, prices start at around £5,500 to replace a glass or polycarbonate roof with a tiled structure.

Can I put a wooden roof on my conservatory?

In short, yes. You can put a solid roof on an existing conservatory. This is called a ‘retrofit’ within the industry and is becoming increasingly popular amongst homeowners who have older conservatories and are looking to upgrade (as well as add value to their home).

Will my conservatory support a tiled roof?

Yes, you can. If the roof of your conservatory is built from polycarbonate or glass, it is possible to change it to a tiled conservatory roof. This is true in most cases, regardless of the conservatory’s shape and size.

What is Livinroof made of?

Livinroof is constructed from aluminium or insulated composite external panels and insulation. Its design is robust but stylish. The urban grey panels that form part of the Livinroof will add that all-important wow factor to your home.

What is a living roof on a conservatory?

The LivinRoof (Living roof conservatory) is the first roofing system designed to give you the flexibility to combine solid and glazed roofing seamlessly. You can extend your living space and enhance the thermal insulation to give you a room that you can use all year round.

Can I remove doors between house and conservatory?

Yes you can! You will need to have sign off from Building Regulations to remove the doors between your house and your conservatory or glass extension. Removing the doors will mean that you need to look at insulation and heating efficiency to ensure that your home doesn’t become cold in the winter months.

Why choose Ultraframe for your conservatory roof replacement?

Whether you are replacing your conservatory roof with a glazed, solid or tiled roof, Ultraframe replacement conservatory roofs are the best on the market.

What is an Ultraroof tiled conservatory roof?

It is designed to sit on old or new window frames and doors; unlike other solid roofs, it never needs a tie bar. Whether you need a replacement conservatory roof – or are starting from the beginning – our Ultraroof tiled conservatory roofs will reward you with an interior space that’s light, bright, warm and comfortable.

What is Ultraroof?

Ultraroof is the lightest and strongest tiled conservatory roof on the market. It is designed to sit on old or new window frames and doors; unlike other solid roofs, it never needs a tie bar. Your conservatory conversion will act as a long-term investment for your home.

What is the best conservatory roofing system?

If you want a tiled conservatory roof that looks outstanding and provides incredible thermal performance, choose Ultraroof. This lightweight system is easy to install, thanks to its light weight; it also delivers incredible thermal performance.