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Our aim is to give our visitors the very best advice on market leading solid conservatory roofs. We do not have any special affialiation with any specific manufacturer.
All of the information on this website has been gathered from the marketing and technical information promoted by the suppliers and displayed in our unique user friendly manner.
Did you know that you can now replace a conservatory roof with a solid tiled conservatory roof, in most cases, without having to apply for planning permission?
You are however advised to apply for certification from an approved inspector to ensure your solid roof conforms with all current building regulations.
It is important that your current conservatory conforms to current building regulations, ortherwise you may have to apply for retrospective planning permission when converting to a tiled roof.
The conservatory is separated from the house by external quality walls, doors or windows.
There should be an independent heating system with separate temperature and on/off controls.
Glazing and any fixed electrical installations comply with the applicable building regulations requirements
We have compiled a comparison list of the top ten conservatory tiled roofs on the market to give our visitors a simple at a glance look at what is available. We have compared the 'u' values, materials, installation times and also Building Control certification, so you will be able to select the most suitable roof for your requirements. You can also take a real indepth look at any particular roof to ensure you make the right choice.
The quality and choice in tiles and slates has improved dramatically in the last few years. We compare the most popular tiles and slates currently available. Manufacturers of slates and tiles provide a wide ranging choice of colours and styles and back these with industry leading guarantees of up to 50 years. As these materials are going to have to stand up to the rigours and fluctuations of modern British weather, its important to check out the differences.
The Tiled and Solid Conservatory Roof market is developing rapidly, with more and more people choosing to upgrade their current conservatory roofs with an option that promises to reduce heat loss in Winter, keep the room cool in Summer, reduce the noise of rain and add value to a property. Our Buyers Guide is packed with useful information and tips to make sure you have the knowledge to choose the right roof for your conservatory at the right price.
Most Tiled and Solid Conservatory Roofs are sold to customers by keen salemen. Although most are perfectly respectable, we feel it is always best for a customer to have a good idea of what is a reasonable price to pay for a product prior to having to be subjected to 'The Sales Pitch' Our unique and fully independent price calculator, allows you to get a very good idea of an average price for any of the top 10 roofs available, at the click of a button. Putting you in the know.
This website is a one stop portal for people considering a tiled conservatory roof or insulating their existing conservatory.
Packed full of valuable information to give conservatory owners all the knowledge required to make the right choice when selecting which roof system is most suitable, effective and meets with your budget.
Installing a solid or warm roof onto existing conservatory structures is becoming one of the most popular home improvements considered by people who are frustrated with not being able to use their rooms due to extreme hot and cold temperatures, noise nuisance from the rain, leaks and sun glare.
We provide totally impartial information and advice and are dedicated to giving our visitors a chance to compare the major brands of tiled conservatory roofs in terms of performance, structure, materials used, 'U' Values and most importantly .... Cost.
We also lay bare all the frequently asked questions regarding Tiled Conservatory Roofs including the very latest Building Control guidelines.
We are pleased to provide technical specifications on all the major tiled conservatory roof systems available, along with downloadable brochures, price guides and comparisons.
Building Control Guidance on Solid Roofs To Conservatories
A newly re-issued guide clarifies how you should go about replacing a translucent conservatory roof with any solid roof systems and outlines the conditions you’re expected to meet to ensure the structure complies with the Building Regulations.
Whilst most existing conservatories will be able to support the increased loads, potential pitfalls include inadequate foundations that could move and cause settlement differences between the conservatory and the existing house, leading to cracks and water leakage; inadequate window/door supports to take the loads.
When choosing a solid conservatory roof, you must always check that your current conservatory is suitable to be converted.
Any company that carries out the work for you should be able to confirm and satisfy you that they have checked the foundations are deep enough and sound to carry the increased weight of their solid roof. Along with checking your existing window and door frames to make sure they have the necessary strength and internal reinforcements to support a solid conservatory roof.
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Take your time to have a look around
our website and research all aspects of
Solid Tiled Conservatory Roofs.
You will find all sorts of useful information about the main manufacturers of tiled conservatory roofs, materials used, finishes available, optional extras as well
as definitive advice on Building Control.
Now you are ready to arrange for a local
supplier and installer of your chosen type of
Tiled Conservatory Roof to come and visit you and give you a definite price and do all the necessary checks to your conservatory to ensure it is suitable for such a conversion.
You will be fully armed with all the knowledge you will need to make an informed decision, you may also benefit from having at hand, your free copy of our unique Buyers Guide.
As part of our service, we are pleased to provide you with access to a list of Approved Local Installers for the Top 10 Tiled and Solid Roofs on the market. All of the Approved Local Installers are able to provide a Free site survey and quotation service and go through the options available to you and give you best advice on which roof system is most suitable for your conservatory.
In many cases, they are able to offer generous discounts off Recommended Retail Prices.
So, you’ve seen the solid conservatory roof adverts on the billboards around town, in your local paper and on local installers’ vans in and around your area, but how can you tell if a solid roof conservatory is the best choice for your home? And who do you choose to install it for you?
As specialists in installer certification for the building fabric refurbishment industry, we certify installers who fit both glazed and solid roof conservatories. This means that we know the important things that homeowners looking for replacement solid conservatory roofs or new conservatories need to be asking their installer about. That’s why we’ve compiled our top 6 considerations for when you’re choosing an installer to fit your solid conservatory roof in this handy list!
If you have a lean to with a low pitch (below 12.5 degrees) it
is likely that you will have to consider a roof redesign to accomodate a tiled roof conversion. This is definitely the case if you are considering a roof system with a metrotile or Tapco external finish.
However, a major British Tile Manufacturer has solved this often costly and disruptive option problem, with their flagship low pitch conservatory roof tile the Pantile 2000.
It can be installed on pitches as low as 5 degrees and is one of the lightest and most effective tiles available on the market.