How do you make a conservatory usable all year round?
26 October 2020 |Advice & Guidance
Conservatories are designed for relaxation and tranquillity, a place you can go to get away from the stresses and strains of daily life. However, many of our enquiries still revolve around outdated conservatories that are well past their prime. So, if your conservatory is too hot in summer or too cold to use in winter, quite simply, the longer you leave it the worse it’s going to get. It’s time to stop wasting energy and money and start as you mean to go on!
Can modern conservatories be used all year round?
We’ve lost count of how many times we’ve been asked this question! Quite simply yes, they can! Based on more of your frequently asked questions, we’ve come up with three reliable ways to modernise your conservatory, no matter what your budget is.
Is it worth replacing my conservatory roof?
If your ageing conservatory has lost the ability to effectively retain heat, quality conservatory roof replacements (like ours!) can expertly transform most conservatories into warm, cosy spaces that can be appreciated all year round. This could be a glorious glazed roof replacement, a striking lantern roof upgrade, or an on-trend solid tiled conservatory roof replacement.
|/||Tiled roof replacement||Glass roof replacement||Lantern roof replacement||Polycarbonate roof|
|Reduces heat loss||✓||✓||✓||✗|
|Energy efficiency||0.15W/(m²K) (outstanding)||1.0W/(m²K)
|Lifespan||50 – 60 years||20 – 25 years||20 – 25 years||15 – 20 years|
|Blends with property aesthetics||✓||✗||✗||✗|
|Conservation area approval possibilities||✓||✓||✓||✗|
|Enhanced privacy||✓||✓ (if tinted)||✓||✗|
Can you replace conservatory windows and doors?
If your conservatory has single glazing, upgrading to modern double glazed windows and doors can drastically enhance its performance. Bringing your conservatories energy rating up to standard, upgrading from single to modern double glazing or comfort glass can also increase the value of your home by up to 10%. Popular replacements include contemporary bifold doors, streamlined sliding doors and heritage-inspired flush sash windows.
How do I upgrade my existing conservatory?
If your conservatory is plagued with frequent draughts, cold spots and leaks, chances are it’s seen better days and needs to be completely replaced. From cosy Italian-inspired Loggia’s and beautiful brick orangeries to unique bespoke conservatories, homeowners throughout Kent are reaping the benefits of our extensive range of interest free home improvement finance options for this exact purpose.
High performance conservatories for homes in Kent and East Sussex
Whether you like the idea of replacing a tired polycarbonate roof with a rejuvenating tiled roof replacement or fallen in love with a complete conservatory upgrade, our team of home improvement experts look forward to hearing from you. Offering comfort glass for the price of double or up to 40% off windows, doors & conservatories** for a limited time only, it’s a better time than any to build your ‘forever home’!
** T’s & C’s apply, please contact us for full details.