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What’s the difference between a conservatory and an orangery?

May 23rd, 2017

From the outside, and sometimes even from the inside, a conservatory and an orangery can look very similar. But while they share many similarities,...

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How To Stop Flies And Bugs In Your Conservatory

May 23rd, 2017

Conservatories make great additions to our homes, giving you a place to enjoy beautiful natural sunlight without the extreme temperatures and are generally just...

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Is it safe to put a slated roof on my conservatory?  

May 23rd, 2017

  A slated roof on a conservatory can be damaging and is not safe due the nature of how conservatories are usually built. They...

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Should You Turn A Conservatory Into A Room?

May 23rd, 2017

Turning your conservatory into a habitable room is a great way to get more value from your conservatory and property. However, there are many...

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What Type Of Ventilation Does My Roof Need?

April 24th, 2017

Any roof needs proper ventilation, as without it your home can feel airless and moisture will condense often leaving you with damp and mold...

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Choosing between a conservatory and a garage conversion

April 24th, 2017

If you’re looking to add more space within your home, chances are you’re looking at a choice between building a conservatory or a garage...

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How Not to Void Your Roofing Warranty

April 24th, 2017

Most things that you buy today come with some sort of warranty and roofing is no different. When you buy a quality product from...

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Do you need to maintain your solid conservatory roof?

March 29th, 2017

Unlike glass or polycarbonate conservatory roofs, solid roofs require virtually no maintenance at all as they have a much longer life span and can...

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Can you make your conservatory more energy efficient?

March 16th, 2017

Everyone who has a conservatory knows that in the winter it’s probably going to be the coldest room in the house. With this in...

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When to replace your concrete roof?

March 6th, 2017

  Concrete roofing tiles have been manufactured by many different producers over the years. Many of these products have performed to a very high...

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Will the shape of my conservatory prevent me from having a solid roof conversion?

March 6th, 2017

Converting from a glazed roof to a solid roof is an increasingly popular option among conservatory owners. The principal benefits are an increase in...

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How to prevent condensation in your conservatory

March 6th, 2017

When the air outside your conservatory cools, the risk of getting condensation in your conservatory becomes greater. As the door and windows are generally...

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Converting from flat to low pitch to help drainage

February 24th, 2017

Drainage is one of the single biggest problems you are likely to encounter with a flat roof. A flat roof's design should always include...

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Heating your conservatory

January 11th, 2017

A conservatory, although added to the exterior of a property, quickly becomes part of the home adding more space and value to your property....

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What standards do New Builds need to meet?

January 11th, 2017

Over the last few years, the Government have introduced a wide range of building standards and regulations that builders have to adhere to with...

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Metal roofing versus tiled roofing: the pros and cons

December 23rd, 2016

Typical roofing has been the traditional choice for many property owners but metal roofing is growing in popularity, for its range of benefits. We...

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Are multi-foil battens as effective as a roof replacement for conservatory insulation?

December 22nd, 2016

When it comes to conservatories, we all know just how much of a difference they can make to our homes. However, you may be...

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Preparing your conservatory for a cold winter

December 20th, 2016

The winter months can be harsh and unforgiving and when the weather turns cold, the first thing people do, is put their heating on....

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How to maintain a Metrotile profile

December 15th, 2016

Property owners will be well aware of the costs involved with maintaining a property. With this, there are some things that cost very little...

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Are metal roofing panels good for the environment?

December 15th, 2016

Sustainable living is an increasingly popular idea for many and the reason why property owners are always looking at new ways in which they...

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Will a conservatory hold a slate roof?

December 15th, 2016

A conservatory can completely transform a home and it will certainly give a property an increased level of functionality as the extra space is...

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Considerations for attaching a conservatory to a bungalow

December 15th, 2016

A conservatory is a great way of adding an extra, liveable and usable space to a home that can be used for a variety...

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Is steel roofing safe and suitable for the public sector?

December 1st, 2016

  Asbestos is a major concern when it comes to roofing, particularly where public buildings such as schools, local authorities and leisure centres are...

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Keeping safe with roof installation

November 25th, 2016

Almost 20% of construction-related accidents involve roof work. Working at height can be extremely dangerous, but taking the right safety steps and using appropriate...

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When to replace your conservatory roof

November 25th, 2016

No one wants to have invested in a conservatory, only to have it rendered useless by a roof that just isn’t doing its job....

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What is the best conservatory roof system?

November 25th, 2016

When making the decision to invest in a conservatory, we all have specific ideas in mind as to what we want from our new-found...

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How to turn your conservatory into an extension

November 25th, 2016

There are lots of reason as to why you might have decided it’s time to turn your conservatory into an extension. Maybe you’re tired...

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Adding more light to your solid conservatory roof

November 25th, 2016

Some people are put off installing a solid conservatory roof because they worry there will not be enough light. However, there are plenty of...

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How to maintain your conservatory roof

November 25th, 2016

Your conservatory should be a pleasant and useful addition to your property, not costly and time-consuming. How you maintain your conservatory roof depends on...

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What is the best roofing material for a low pitch roof?

November 1st, 2016

Low pitch roofing is perfect for flat to pitch conversions or for conservatories and extensions where upper storey windows may alter the roofing pitch...

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What does Metrotile’s fire rating mean?

November 1st, 2016

Fire ratings for roofing determine the fire resistance of a roofing material, and how long it can withstand fire. Metrotile’s roofing has been awarded...

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What are the benefits of a steel roof?

November 1st, 2016

When it comes to roofing, there’s no denying there’s a vast selection, regardless of whether you’re looking to make changes to a business or...

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Do lightweight conservatory roof tiles save on heating?

November 1st, 2016

When it comes to making our home more enjoyable during the summer months, it is not uncommon for some people to invest in a...

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