The conservatory is an excellent way to make more living space and extend your home. It can also increase the value of your property. However, over time it can become less and less practical, especially when the roof starts to show signs of wear and tear. This can be a sign that the current roof needs to be replaced or repaired.
Traditional solid tiled roofs are expensive and heavy to install. Adding them to an existing conservatory may require extensive structural work on the original framework to support them.
This is why lightweight conservatory roof replacement systems have become so popular, enabling homeowners to add a beautiful new tiled roof to their old polycarbonate or glass conservatory without the high price tag of a traditional solid roof.
Many older conservatories are starting to suffer from a variety of problems. These can include the inability to use it during certain times of the year because of being too hot or too cold, water leaks and condensation. A good quality replacement roof will help to resolve these issues and turn the conservatory into a useful living space all year round.
If you have a polycarbonate roof that is starting to show signs of ageing, or even if you have an old tiled conservatory that you no longer use because it is too cold and rainy, a lightweight replacement roof will transform the room into one that can be enjoyed all year round. With a U-Value of just 0.18, they conserve heat brilliantly and will not allow it to escape so that you can sit in your conservatory in the winter and in the summer you can enjoy the sunshine.
Lightweight tiles are also very quiet and will not let the rain beat down on the roof like it can in some other types of roof. If you have spent any time in your conservatory during a downpour then you will know that the noise can be really annoying.
There are a number of different systems that can be used to replace a conservatory roof but the Ultraroof is the most advanced and lightweight system available on the market today. It can be installed over the current roof structure or onto an existing glazed or polycarbonate conservatory and it can accommodate either full length glazing panels or Velux windows which will bring additional daylight into your new room.
It is important to get quotes from a few different companies before making a decision as prices can vary widely. The type of work that is needed can also impact on the cost of the roof. The cost can be higher if electrical work and/or roof lights are included in the installation or there is need to repair and strengthen walls or foundations of the conservatory to support the weight of a solid roof. Other factors that can impact on the price are whether the existing boarding will need to be replaced or whether a full internal plastering will be required.