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30th January 2020  |  Informative

Can you put a solid roof on an existing conservatory?

In short, yes. You can put a solid roof onto 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).

It could be that your existing polycarbonate roof is leaking or that it’s just starting to look dated. Another common complaint of older conservatories is that they are ‘too cold in winter’ and ‘too warm in the summer’.

A solid tiled roof will eliminate all these issues, making the room an ‘all year round’ room

The other benefit of a solid roof is that it looks more like an extension than a traditional conservatory. A solid roof can give your conservatory a whole new lease of life and make a vast improvement to the external appearance of your home.

With a choice of lightweight tiles in different colours, you can ensure the new roof blends in with your home.

Things to consider when choosing a solid tiled roof

Although installing a solid roof can improve the energy efficiency of your conservatory, if the frames, windows and doors are old and inefficient, you might not get the full benefits of your new roof.

A reliable installer will send out a surveyor out to check that your existing frames are suitable. It’s not a problem if they aren’t, they can easily be replaced ready for your new roof. Whilst this is an additional cost it will benefit you in the long run.

If putting a Solid Tiled Roof on your existing conservatory is something you are interested in, SolarFrame can help.

All our products are manufactured by skilled craftsmen to create made to measure, secure & energy efficient solid roofs, conservatories, windows and doors.

Our skilled design consultants will create a visual representation of how your conservatory will look once your solid roof is installed, both internally and externally. We have a dedicated team to support you throughout the whole process



Features of a SolarFrame Solid Tiled Roof:

  • A 10-year guarantee
  • Manufactured to order so it fits in with your existing structure
  • Manufactured from lightweight materials
  • Fitting the roof usually takes between 7-10 days
  • Suitable for most conservatories
  • Finished with your choice of colour
  • Comes with Building Regs sign off
  • Which Truster Trader

For more information on our latest offers or to book your free quotation, give our team of friendly advisors a call today on 0800 625 0000 or complete our request a quote form and we’ll provide a no quibble quotation.

Post by Lyn Bassett

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