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Conservatories make the perfect accompaniment to homes in need of more space to comfortably raise a growing family, as well as entertain, work and relax in. In recent years, tiled conservatory roofs have become the ideal way to transform existing or new conservatory structures into spaces that can be used all year round – without having to worry whether it’ll be too hot to use in summer or too cold throughout the winter months. However, a swathe of unscrupulous ‘conservatory insulation’ companies are exploiting this ever-growing need for extra warmth and privacy, by offering a sub-standard version known as the conservatory clad over.
As the saying goes, there are no shortcuts to success. This is very fitting when it comes to the controversial topic of conservatory clad over roofs. Marketed as a cheaper and quicker option than a complete conservatory roof replacement, a combination of insulation, timber, tiles, and plasterboard are placed directly over old polycarbonate or glass conservatory roofing.
What sounds like a ‘quick fix’ that will save money, is actually an incredibly dangerous building practice. Often conservatory clad overs will end up costing more, in the long run, to put it right. This is because conservatory clad overs precariously weaken the conservatory structure, whilst impairing its essential ventilation elements.
The method of installing a conservatory clad over typically follows this process:
This technique involves many risks, most notably:
The safest way to insulate a conservatory is with the help of high-quality products and services from FineLine Windows. Identical to real tiles, with optional glazed panels for the best of both worlds, further insulation can be added to our tiled conservatory roof replacements in the form of a superb plastered ceiling for the ultimate finishing touch.
Guaranteed for 10 years for complete peace of mind, our high-performance tiled conservatory roof replacements are the safest and most economical way to transform your tired, uninhabitable conservatory space into an enviable haven you’ll never want to leave.
If you still want to make your conservatory warmer throughout the winter months, you could also consider blinds, rugs, infrared heaters, deep-pile carpet, underfloor heating, and triple glazing. If all else fails, it may be time to start from scratch with a brand new bespoke conservatory, orangery or full home extension.
Now that you understand how detrimental conservatory clad over roofs can really be, take the safest route to a conservatory space that can be used all year round by contacting the FineLine team today.
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